Event — President Lincoln’s Cottage at the Soldiers’ Home

Freedom 5K

Where: President Lincoln’s Cottage at the Soldiers’ Home

140 Rock Creek Church Road NW, Washington, D.C. 20011

When: Saturday, September 24, 2016, 9:00 am

Details: The Freedom 5K, a unique cross country event open to the general public, is an annual opportunity for runners and walkers alike to race on the 250-acre Armed Forces Retirement Home (AFRH) campus on which President Lincoln’s Cottage sits. The race course of the picturesque AFRH grounds includes roads and paths that wind past ponds, woods, and fields. The run culminates at President Lincoln’s Cottage, “the Cradle of the Emancipation Proclamation,” where Lincoln developed his seminal document in our country’s ongoing struggle for freedom.

Cost: $35 5K registration

Proceeds and donations from the run support the mission of President Lincoln’s Cottage, a private non-profit organization.

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