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47th Fourth of July Run in Ashland, Register Today!

4th of July Run Logo APRC will present the 47th Annual Ashland 4th of July Run on Tuesday, July 4, 2023. This annual run is steeped in tradition dating back to 1976! Registration is now OPEN.
Two runs are offered, a 2-mile fun run and a 10K that attracts local competitors as well as running talent from other regions in the U.S. The routes are scenic and on closed roadways. A section of the 10K route is along the tree-lined Bear Creek Greenway. View the course map.
Both races start at 7:45 a.m. and are chip-timed. The starting line will remain open until 7:50 a.m.

All ages are welcome. The start/finish line is near the Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd, corner of 3rd St and Gresham St.
The cost for either run is $15 for youth (12 and under) and starts at $25 for adults (ages 13 and up)… register early and save $$$:
  • On-Time Registration for adults, April 12 - June 16, $25 
  • Late Registration for adults, June 17 - 30, $30 
  • Last Chance Registration for adults, July 1-4, $35 
T-shirts with this year's logo are available for $20/each. (Shirts must be ordered by June 16.) The event is a fundraiser for the Ashland and Phoenix High School cross country teams. Donations can be made through the Ashland Parks Foundation at to help support the Ashland Parks and Recreation system.

Packet Pickup Options: 
  • Monday, July 3, Noon to 5 p.m., at the Ashland Library 
  • Tuesday, July 4, after 6:45 a.m., in the front of the Ashland Library
For general event info and to view results after the race, please visit Go to and share your 4th of July Run experiences and photos! And follow us #Ashland4thJulyRun #AshlandParksandRec #APRC #AshlandWhatToDo
Information on APRC at “Fun, it’s in our Nature!”  

Visit the Ashland Chamber of Commerce for additional information on the festivities for the day that will include a parade, activities and booths in Lithia Park and music at the Butler Memorial Bandshell in Lithia Park. 

Released April 15, 2023 

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