Harry Corrow Freedom Run coming to Newport July 4

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NEWPORT — Organizers are gearing up for another Harry Corrow Freedom Run taking place on the bike path and the Memphremagog Ski Touring Foundation Trails.

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The run will kick off July 4, starting at 8:30 a.m.

Runners will start at North Country Hospital, where the gravel portion of the bike path begins.

The run features a 10 mile, 6.2 mile, 3.1 mile, and 1-mile run/walk.

The distances are perfect for all ages and all abilities, as well as great for families.

There is no running on city streets involved in the course.

“We celebrate freedom from tyranny, freedom from asphalt, freedom to choose your distance, and freedom of spirit,” Phil White said.

The event will be followed by Newport’s Fourth of July and Centennial Party in Gardner Park, including afternoon bed races.

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