Fleet Feet Battle for Independence Road Race

Sunday, July 4, 2021

Wilmington, NC | The Pointe at Barclay

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.

 

COUNTDOWN TO RACE DAY

RACE SWAG

"America, yeah I ran it."  -George Washington

Shirt: Express your inner running patriot with our Battle for Independence Road Race shirts. The Without Limits branded tees are guaranteed to participants who register by June 4, 2021.  Participants who register after this date can select from remaining sizes during registration. 

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


5K AWARDS
• Top 3 Overall, Male & Female
• Top 3 Overall Masters (40+), Male & 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 excited to partner with the NHRMC Foundation, specifically the Employee Benevolent Fund. NHRMC employees have worked hard through the pandemic. This is our chance to say thank you.

The Employee Benevolent Fund provides financial support to eligible NHRMC employees who are facing an unforeseen emergency or unusual hardship.

Learn More

Price Increases

5K

Next price increase is Saturday, July 3, 2021 Register Now! $30

1 Mile

Next price increase is Saturday, July 3, 2021 Register Now! $30

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