Fleet Feet Battle for Independence Road Race

Monday, July 4, 2022

Wilmington, NC | The Pointe at Barclay

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THE RACE


Kick off your Independence Day with a race!
The Battle for Independence is a 4th of July race in Wilmington, NC, giving participants the chance to battle it out along Independence Blvd. on Wilmington’s scenic Cross City Trail. The race is flat and fast, helping draw in the best athletes in our region, but is also family friendly for runners of all ages.
We treat each Battle for Independence Race participant with southern hospitality as we celebrate the birth of our nation and honor those who serve.

 

Schedule of Events

COUNTDOWN TO RACE DAY

RACE SWAG



Battle for Independence Patriotic Hat
Choose Your Color!
Express your inner running patriot with our Battle for Independence Road Race hat. These lower truckerstyle hats are available to all participants while supplies last.



Finisher Medal
All finishers will receive a medal at the Finish Line!

THE COURSE

The Pointe at Barclay
1450 Barclay Pointe Blvd.
Wilmington, NC 28412

The Battle for Independence 5K & 1 Mile start and finish at The Pointe at Barclay along Independence Blvd. The race travels from the Pointe, to the shady Halyburton Park; Named for Congressional Medal of Honor Award Winner, and New Hanover High School Graduate, William Halyburton. The keyhole route takes advantage of shady paved trails and flat easy running.

This race course is also stroller and wheelchair friendly!
However, dogs are not allowed on this course so please leave them at home or with a non-running spectator.

Course Map

AWARDS


1 MILE AWARDS

Top 3 Overall Male
Top 3 Overall Female
Top 3 in Age Groups, Male & Female: 
6 & Under, 7-9, 10-12, 13-15, 16+

5K AWARDS
Top 3 Overall Male
Top 3 Overall Female
Top 3 Overall Masters (40+) Male
Top 3 Overall Masters (40+) Female
Top 3 in Age Groups, Male & Female:
10 & Under, 11-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

 

THE CAUSE



HOW YOUR REGISTRATION MAKES A DIFFERENCE
The Battle for Independence Road Race is raising funds for athlete scholarships to Without Limits Youth Cross Country Camp.

The camp is open to middle school and high school cross country athletes, and is designed to encourage athletes through positive reinforcement, in picturesque settings, with a goal to make running fun. Each year, our athletes leave with greater confidence, a new love of running, and new friends.

These scholarships are provided by the generous contributions from corporations and private individuals so all young athletes can attend camp.

Price Increases

5K

Next price increase is Sunday, July 3, 2022 Register Now! $30

1 Mile

Next price increase is Sunday, July 3, 2022 Register Now! $30

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