With the 1st event taking place on the 5th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, Oklahoma City's Freedom Walk begins with a ceremony at the OKC National Memorial. The walk itself, similar to others held around the country, is free for all ages and seeks to "Remember the Victims, Honor our Veterans, and Support our Men and Women in Uniform."
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The 1st annual OKC Freedom Walk took place on September 11th, 2006. The opening ceremony began at 5:30pm, and all of the events were expected to last until 8pm. A 2007 version of the Freedom Walk in Oklahoma City has not yet been confirmed, but check back for updates.
The walk begins at the Oklahoma City National Memorial. It travels south down Robinson Avenue to Sheridan, turning east and continuing to Stiles Avenue just past the Bricktown Ballpark. The Brick's east parking lot near Reno Avenue is the end point.
In the parking lot of the Coca-Cola Center, immediately following the walk, there will be musical performances from The Great Divide, a country music band from Stillwater, and special guest Luke Stricklin.
Free Freedom Walk t-shirts were available to anyone who registerd online at the event's official site for 2006, but the 2007 version of the Freedom Walk in Oklahoma City has not yet been confirmed. Check back for updates.