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Spring Fling 5k/10k & 1k Kids Run
5/20/23 -- 8:15AM
Mineola Nature Preserve - Mineola, TX

Come celebrate Mineola's Sesquicentennial

at the Spring Fling 5k, 10k, 1k Kids Run!

Run and walk open for all ages and abilities including a 1k Kids Run before the 5k/10k

- free photos

- chip timing by Vanguard Trailworks

- 1k is out and back (untimed) for Kids (under 13 years old)

- 5k is out and back (5k and 10k will be timed)

- 10k is the 5k course repeated twice, aid station every 5k loop (water/gatorade)

- medals for all participants

- results posted on the website evening of the race

- proceeds will go to benefit the Mineola Nature Preserve and City of Mineola

- T-shirts, medals and goodie bags for all participants

- Early bird pricing before April 20th registration

- T-shirt size options not guaranteed after April 20th

- Register early to save and secure your t-shirt size

Date - Saturday, May 20th, 2023

Start time - 8:15AM for 1k Kids Run,  8:30AM for 5k, 10k

Bib pick up - 7:00-8:00AM on race morning 5/20

Register online through  

If you would like to MAIL in registration or register without, please email us at INFO@THEFREEDOMRUNNERS.COM

* Virtual option just added if you would like to collect the medal and shirt but are unable to make it in person on 5/20.  Virtual option only to have the shirt and medal mailed week of 5/22.  Please use your current mailing address in the contact address form.  Virtual is $20 which includes mailing of shirt and medal for 1k, 5k, or 10k.  The virtual option is now on the registration.  If you would like to register without please email us at

Apr 20 - May 19th (shirt sizes not guaranteed after April 20th) --

5k - $30 

10k - $35

1k kids run - $14

Race day registration (shirt availability and size not guaranteed) -- $35 5k, $40 10k, $15 1k kids (cash, check, credit card, venmo or paypal)

Course map -

Location - Mineola Nature Preserve (start and finish on the path near the pavilion)

Google maps link to Mineola Disc Golf (main entrance of the Nature Preserve)

Parking - free parking in the Mineola Nature Preserve parking lot near the Pavilion

Sponsorship, vendor, and volunteer opportunities -- please email us at INFO@THEFREEDOMRUNNERS.COM

Rain or shine!  No refunds please, transfer or deferral can be accommodated by emailing us

Start time, course, or date can be subject to change due to inclement weather.

Sponsors --

Title sponsor Cafe Ü will have drip coffee, pastries, snacks for purchase race morning

Brookshire's of Mineola will be providing water, post race snacks

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