The Frankenmuth Jaycees are proud to host their annual Independence Day Races! The Volkslaufe, German for 'The People's Race', is held annually in celebration of Family, Friendship and Fitness! The Race's certified 5K, 10K and 20K courses begin and end in beautiful Heritage Park. The scenic routes wind runners around historic Frankenmuth, over the famed Holz Brucke Wooden Covered Bridge and Cass River. For our younger Race enthusiasts, there is also a Family themed 2K Fun Run! Register online. July 3rd from 3pm-10pm early registration begins, also enjoy a spaghetti dinner, music and fireworks at 10:15pm. July 4th Registration begins at 6am with races to follow. Awards ceremony at Noon.