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The Merced Running Club and Buhach Colony HS Cross Country team are proud to announce that the Atwater Run for Independence is back! The 2 mile and 5 mile races will start at 7:30am on Sunday the 4th of July. Packet pick up and race day registration begin at 6am and close at 7:15am near the corner of Grove/2nd St. across from the finish line archway. NEW THIS YEAR...the Start and the Finish will be located near the registration area at Second St./Grove Ave.
The Merced Running Club(MRC) is a proud sponsor of the Buhach Colony HS Cross Country team and through it's many events, is able to award multiple scholarships to local student/athletes. Each year, the MRC accepts applications from graduating seniors that have participated in either Cross Country, Track, or both. If you are a returning participant in this event, we welcome you back and encourage you to bring a friend or family member and celebrate the 4th of July with hundreds of other healthy minded people.
1) Please wear a mask, if you have NOT been vaccinated. You may remove it as soon as the race starts.
2) Help us ensure that the race will start on time by arriving early(6-7am). Packet Pick up and Race Day Registration will close at 7:15am. Race starts at 7:30am!
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