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2018 James W. Foley Freedom Run/Walk 5K

  • James W. Foley Freedom Run 150 Wakefield St. Rochester, NH 03867 United States (map)
Freedom Run

On Saturday, October 20th, 2018, thousands of runners globally will turn out to Run for Jim. Runners from all over the world will participate in this one of a kind road race to support the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation, in remembrance of Jim, a native of New Hampshire, and all Americans who have made the ultimate sacrifice to protect our freedoms.



The James W. Foley Legacy Foundation invites you to share in Jim’s mission and legacy. We seek those who value moral courage and have a compassionate commitment to freedom for Americans taken hostage abroad, freedom of the press, protection and equity for independent conflict journalists and the basic human rights of all people.

Now in its fourth year, The Foley Freedom is both a traditional 5K Run/Walk held in Rochester NH and a “Virtual” Run/Walk, bringing the event to a national and worldwide audience. The James W. Foley Freedom Run/Walk allows for runners and walkers to participate from anywhere in the world! (When registering, please select “Local” for the Rochester, NH location or “Virtual” to register anywhere in the world).



To register for the 2018 James W. Foley Freedom Run/Walk 5K, click HERE 

Upon registering, you will be prompted to choose to fundraise (on a team or as an individual) or simply register. It’s completely up to you!

Thanks to our amazing fundraisers last year, we RAISED NEARLY $100,000! Help us reach our goal! We encourage you to tell your story; why do you run? upload pictures and recruit members to your team. You are making a difference and directly impacting our mission!

Click HERE to learn about our Impact



Rochester Community Center

150 Wakefield St, Rochester, NH 03867

Run/Walk Check in: 8:30 AM 

Run/Walk Starting Time: 10:00 AM

Professional chip timing, tech T-shirts, engaging registration and fundraising website, a post-race celebration with live music, vendor expo, food and a beer garden all make for a memorable experience, usually typical only of premier races.



The James W. Foley Freedom Run/Walk 5K  is now seeking corporations, businesses and caring individuals interested in supporting the foundations efforts and becoming a sponsor! To learn more about our Sponsorship opportunities click HERE for full sponsorship details. 

Earlier Event: October 21
Foley Freedom Run 2017