Freedom Climb North County: San Dieguito River Park
Run, Climb or Walk
The Freedom Climb is a symbolic gesture of the climb to
freedom for many women and children around the world. Statistics say that
there are approximately 30 million people enslaved around the world today! "Freedom Climb North County: San Dieguito River Park” is for men, women and families and gives you the opportunity to get on your feet and to participate in raising funds and awareness for women and
children who are at the highest risk of exploitation. Currently,
the Freedom Climb supports 55 projects in 30 countries around the
world. Each of these projects provides an opportunity for hope to women
and children who are facing extreme oppression, exploitation and trafficking.
The Freedom Climb is a project of Operation Mobilization, a global
Invite your friends, family and church to join us. There is something for all ages.
Registration check in: From Interstate 15, exit
at Via Rancho Parkway. Go east one block to Sunset Dr., and continue
driving to the end. Parking is available there.
Check in times: Registration opens at 6:45AM
Climbers start at 7:30AM
Runners start at 8:00AM
Walkers start at 8:30AM
What to bring: You will be given a snack at
check in, but you may want to bring more. It’s also important to bring
plenty of water!
Food and drink for purchase will be available at the end of
This and that:
Please leave pets at home to eliminate any “trail
The run is considered a “fun run”, so there will not be an
official time given to each runner.
The trails are open to the public, so we will be sharing
Come prepared if the forecast is for a hot day!
Registration fees: $50/individual; $100/family of 4
(additional $10 per family member over the first 4)
Run: 10K heading west from the staging area
along Lake Hodges
Climb: 7.5 mile moderate (strenuous in some areas) hike
to the top of Bernardo Mountain and back
Walk: 3 mile flat out and back walk to Felicita Creek
Registration includes water, snack and t-shirt