2014 Celebration 4th of July


Congratulations to all the Race Participants. Race Results now available. 2014 – 5K Race Results and 2014 – 1 Mile Race Results

It was quite the Celebration, Friday, July 4, 2014, Standley Park.

James Floyd Celebration 2014 photosThanks to James Floyd for taking pictures at the 2014 Celebration and providing a link to his photo album. Click here or on the screen print to take a look!

And, thanks to Christy Esau for taking these photos at the 2014 Fourth of July Celebration.


It’s a Celebration! Friday, July 4, Standley Park

Celebration 2014 FlyerScroll down for race registration information.**

WOW! Check it out! Tickets are $1 each; $6 for 5. You won’t believe the value: Unbelievable Prize Packages available at this year’s Opportunity Draw.

Active Adult (18 years and older) Volunteers Needed: To ensure the success of this year’s Celebration, we are looking for volunteers to give two hours of their time throughout the day. Areas of greatest need are before and during the 5k Race, the Kids Area and the Field Games. Energetic adults needed for these activities. Complete the Volunteer Registration Form or contact Diane Ahern at aherndiane@gmail.com to let her know when you are available.

So, what more important, the FUN or the FOOD?

Be sure to come hungry to the 4th of July Celebration. Terry and Valerie have arranged for a variety of food choices from sweet to savory; something for everyone!

* Boy Scout Troop 271 – Booth F4 – ice cream floats; * Chuey’s Mexican  – Booth F8; * Finest City Kettle Corn – Booth F1 & F2; * Girl Scout Troop 3171 – Booth F7 – vegetarian salads; * Hot Dog Venture – Booth F3; and * Las Tortugas Tortas & Burritos – Booth F6

** Begin the day with the Fun Run in the Sun, our popular 5K Race and 1 Mile Fun Run at 8 am, at Standley Park, on Governor Drive in University City. Your paid entry includes a fast, flat and scenic course; finisher medals for children under 18; commemorative water bottle; prizes for all age groups; water and snacks; and a pancake, sausage, and coffee breakfast. Early registration discount ends June 15. Download and fill out one Race Registration Form for each participant. Looking for motivation? Check out the 2013 Fun Run Race Results.

Take a look at the Photo Albums page https://www.universitycitynews.org/2013-4th-of-july-celebration/ for pictures from last year’s Celebration.

Thank you to our neighbors and friends for your continued support in making the 4th of July Celebration a success.
George Odero, University City Community Celebration (UCCC) Chair Person

Download a detailed day-of-event schedule. Download the Celebration 2014 flyer.