07/06/2019 @ 8:00 am Run for Liberty 5K, 1 Mile Run Cary, NC
About the Event
5K, 1 Mile Run
Saturday, July 6, 2019 @ 8:00 am
WakeMed Soccer Park
Run or walk in honor of our dedicated Military Personnel & Veterans. Deck yourself out in a patriotic costume and show off your American spirit! Prizes will be awarded to the best dressed! Remember to register early, and we welcome all sponsors. Let's get running!
LAST YEAR Omar Wiggan, captured his third Run for Liberty title in a row, winning in 17:23. Wiggan also holds the event record on 16:40 which he set in 2016. Kelsey Vogel won the women’s title with a 21:22 effort. Catherine Seaton holds the women’s event record of 19:15 which she set in 2017.
THE COURSE The trail at Wake Med Soccer Park has a smooth running surface with grass and gravel and follows a partially shaded trail through a wooded area. A water station will be at the halfway point. The 1-Mile Fun Run starts at 8:00am and the 5k starts at 8:30am. This is a sanctioned USA Track & Field event with chip timing provided.
SECOND EMPIRE GRAND PRIX
Once again, the race is part of the Second Empire Grand Prix Series. Runners who participate in these races accumulate points and are awarded prizes at an awards banquet held at the Second Empire Restaurant at the conclusion of the Series
Del Bianco Prosthetics and Orthotics is a locally owned and operated prosthetic and orthotic clinic with Wake County locations. We are committed to caring for our patients by providing superior prosthetic and orthotic services and helping them return to the lifestyle and activities they enjoy.
WHY WE RACE
All profits go directly to Amputee Coalition of America, a national non-profit organization. Amputee Coalition is the nation’s leading organization on limb loss. With the generous support of the public, they are helping amputees live well with limb loss, raising awareness about limb loss prevention and ensuring amputees have a voice in matters affecting their ability to live full, thriving lives.
REGISTRATION All runners are welcome, amputees race free! 5k registration is $25. Teams of four or more get a $5 discount per runner. 1-Mile Fun Run registration is $10. T-shirts are included in registration fee (T-shirt not guaranteed for registrations after 6/19/19). A late fee of $5 applies for any registrations after 6/29/2019.
Medals and prizes will be awarded in the 5k to the top 3 males overall, top 3 females overall and top 3 amputees as well as to the top finishers, both male and female, in the following age categories: 11-under, 12-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-over.
MAIL-IN ENTRY FORM Click here to download a mail-in entry form.