Event Day: Saturday, September 28th, 2024 at Running Aces Proud Partners of the Invisible Wounds Project

We have joined together to support the mental health needs of our First Responders!

The Officer Shawn Silvera Memorial 5K kicks off a full day of fun events at FreedomFest.

Run proceeds go to Invisible Wounds Project (IWP) and MN Law Enforcement Explorers Scholarship

Looking to help show your appreciation to our first responders? Companies and private sponsorships are always welcome. Please contact us. We have a sponsorship level just for you!





7:30amRACE packet pick-up/Same Day-Onsite Registration OPENS

Race packets and Same-day race registration will be available the morning of the race. Race registration will be across from the starting line by the Grandstand. Race fee the morning of the race is $40.00.

(We strongly encourage runners to pre-register, but if you wake up and are wanting to be part of the FUN, we got you covered.)

9:00amNational Anthem & Announcements

Race Organizer Announcements and National Anthem. Special Address from the LLPD and Silvera Family.

9:15amRace Start

All participants to the starting line!

10:15amDaisy Dash

All the little runners, to the starting line for their 50-yard Daisy Dash on the Running Aces Race Track!

11:00amRace Awards and Public Safety Challenge Team Presentation

Presentation of the race winners and presentation of the Public Safety Challenge Team Award Winner!

12noonCruise for Heroes!

The cruise leaves at High Noon. Don’t miss out on all of the very cool cars that will cruise to support our Heroes!

4:00pmFreedom Fest Concert

Freedom Fest Concert with Race Carlson, The Farmer’s Daughters, Easton Corbin, and the main event Eli Young Band. Doors open at 4:00pm. Get your tickets at IWP.org

Public Safety Challenge

Create a Public Safety Challenge Team with a minimum of 3 runners. Teams may have more than 3 racers; best 3 scores will be combined to select the Challenge Champions. Teams must have at least 1 First Responder running. Other participants from family & friends welcome.

Daisy Dash

Kids join us for the traditional 50-yard Daisy Dash on the Running Aces Race Track!