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The race is on! The 5K & 10K are limited to 100 people and will sell out. The start times have been updated to accommodate both distances. The 5K will start at 7:00 and the 10K will start at 8:00. Please watch this website, and your email as we continue to adjust our safety plan to keep everyone safe!
THE SILVER CIRCLE SPORTS EVENTS GUARANTEE
Not sure about a trail run? Come out and try it. If you are not satisfied with our trail events, we will refund the entrance fee! No strings attached.
PLEASE BRING YOUR RECEIPT WITH YOU!
You do not need to print it. We will need to scan the QR code on the receipt, though, so please have your email accessible on your mobile device or save a picture of your receipt with the QR code to your device’s image library.
6:15am 5K Packet Pickup
7:00am 5K Start
7:30am 10K Packet Pickup
8:00am 10K Start
This will be a wave start race. Waves of 10 people will start every 30 seconds. There will be 10 rows of cones with 10 cones per row spaced 10 feet apart. You will self assign your wave on race day by selecting the wave and standing next to the cone. The announcer will start each wave. We ask that people social distance at least 6 feet while in the park and wait until 10 minutes prior to select your wave. Your time will not start until you cross the start line. As you make your way from the wave to the start, please continue to socially distanced by 10 feet.
Once finished, please clear the race area so we can bring in the second race.
Passing While Racing
The path is 8-25 feet wide providing plenty of social spacing. Participants are asked to run single file, on the right side of the path & spaced 6 feet apart. When passing a slower participant, participants should shout “passing on your left”. The participant will pass, leave six feet, and then merge right.
It is a huge park so please maintain 6' of distance at all times.
The shirts are gender specific, dry wick and those registered noon June 24 are guaranteed a custom race shirt. After that, shirts be available while on line supplies last. Any extra shirts will be distributed after the race on a first come first serve basis.
Everything you ever wanted to know about shirts can be found right here. The FEMALE shirts run small!
Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!
We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the Independence Day Run.
Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!
Some key RaceJoy features include:
Because we cannot guarantee a touch-free aid station, there are no aid stations on course or at the finish line. You should bring your own water.
There will be an on-course bag drop area for you to leave your nutrition and hydration items. It is located on the paved path between the park entrance and the boat launch. Please place your bag in the designated bag drop area before the race and space it 10’ from other bags. Both sides of the path can be used, but please place them on the grass and not the path. This is a self-placement and self-serve bag drop. We will not be transporting bags on course. Don’t worry, there is plenty of time and space for you to self-place your bag. Besides, do you really want some yahoo touching your water bottle?
Fox River Park is full of mature woodlands, wetlands, and many species of wild flowers. You’ll feel like you’re in the northern woods of Wisconsin without leaving Waukesha County. The 5K / 10K course runs through the forest canaopy with a surprising number of elevations changes.
Fox River Park
W264 S4500 River Road
Waukesha, WI 53189
About Fox River Park
At registration checkout, you will be given the option to share to Facebook that you've registered for a super fun event with SCSE! For every 3 people you get to register for the same event using your unique link, you'll get $10 back from your registration.
On your emailed registration receipt, there will be a registration link that you can forward to your friends to let them know they should join you on your next adventure! For every 3 friends you get to register for the event using your unique email link, you'll get $10 back on your registration!
Top 3 male & female finishers in 5 year age groups will receive a custom medal.
We need volunteers for everything from goody bag stuffing to course marshals. If you or your group have an interest in volunteering, we would greatly appreciate the assistance. All volunteers can run a future race at no charge.
Register to volunteer HERE
Sorry no Kiddos races right now.
Sorry we can't do fresh fruit bars per CDC guidelines. Hopefully soon!
Check out our free, fresh fruit, finish line aid station. Sure beats stale bagels and green bananas.....
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