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Saturday, June 18, 2016


Get registered for the 2016 Vancouver USA Marathon at an unbeatable price! Hidden Gem of the Northwest!

The Freedom 5K is a preview of the VUM Marathon & Half Marathon courses running through downtown Vancouver, the Historic Fort Vancouver site, over the land bridge, and along the Columbia River. This is the race that kicks off the VUM weekend! With a fun atmosphere and great sponsors, the Freedom 5k is a fabulous excuse to bring your friends and family together to explore downtown Vancouver. Get in a morning 3 mile run, check out the VUM Active Expo, stroll through the Saturday Market, then stop off for some pints and tasty food at the Summer Brewfest in the heart of it all, Esther Short Park!

Questions about Registration?

FREEDOM 5K: Course Map

Refer to our registration page for detailed registration information.

Location/Start Time

  • Location: Esther Short Park, Vancouver, WA
  • Freedom 5K Start: SATURDAY 10:00AM
  • Map it!
  • Printable Map
  • Awards at 12pm

    2016 VUM Registration Costs

    EventSuperEarly BirdWave 1WAVE 2WAVE 3WAVE 4WAVE 5Expo
    Dates9/1 to 9/159/16 to 9/3010/1 to 11/3112/1 to 1/312/1 to 4/154/16 to 5/105/11 to 6/10Expo
    Full$70$79$85$90$95$105$115$135 + Tax
    Half$50$59$65$70$75$85$95$110 + Tax
    5K$25$25$25$25$35$45$50$60 + Tax
    Kids M$10$10$10$10$15$20$25$30 + Tax

    Family Friendly

    Walk or run this event! – Bring the kids, the strollers, grandparents, and all your friends! This is a great community healthy run. We called it the Freedom 5K because we are so lucky to live in a wonderful area with the Freedom to be healthy and active!

    Age Group Awards

    Participants will compete in the following male and female age groups:

    16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & over

    Top Male & Female receive Plaques

    Top Masters Male & Female receive Plaques

    Top 3 in age groups will receive a medal


    • Commemorative T-shirt
    • Goodie Bag
    • Food & Snacks
    • Cold Beer & Music
    • VUM Active Expo at Esther Short Park
    • Supported race with water/electrolytes aid stations