Get your July 4th holiday moving with the Rotary Club of Westerville’s Independence Day 5K at 8 a.m. Monday, July 4.

The race and all our Independence Day events for 2022 will take place on the actual date of the holiday – Monday, July 4.

REGISTER using the bright green box below or at

The 5K will take place as it did in 2021 at the Westerville Sports Complex, 325 N. Cleveland Ave.

The route travels on paved multipurpose trails through the Sports Complex property, under Cleveland Avenue, along the Westerville Community Center property, down to Heritage Park, and back to the finish/start line at the Sports Complex.

Participants in the 5K receive an event T-shirt, race medal and other goodies. Proceeds go the Rotary’s charitable works, including our college scholarship program for local high school graduates.​

The schedule for the 2022 event will be:

8:00 a.m.     5K Run-Walk

9:15 a.m.     Children’s Fun Run

No Race Day registration is being offered. Preregister and pick up your packet with shirt and timing bib at the Polaris Fleet Feet store, 1270 E. Powell Rd. The final day of packet pickup for pre-registered 5K participants is from noon-5 p.m. Sunday, July 3.


Independence Day events lineup

The Rotary Club of Westerville Independence Day Celebration includes:

Be in the Westerville Independence Day Parade like Oscar Opperman, who gets to ride on the Rotary Club of Westerville float! Download a parade entry form here!

Come out to join in our daylong community celebration of Independence Day on Monday, July 4!

The Rotary Club of Westerville

Founded in 1959, the Rotary Club of Westerville is a service club of business professionals and leaders working to improve our community and larger world. We are part of Rotary International. Find out more at Contact the Club and learn how to join at