07/04/2020 @ 8:00 am

Run for Liberty

5K, 1 Mile Run

WakeMed Soccer Park

About the Event

Event Starts In

What //

5K, 1 Mile Run

When //

Saturday, July 4, 2020 @ 8:00 am

Where //

WakeMed Soccer Park


Due to the current pandemic, this event has been cancelled and will hopefully return in 2021.

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!

Omar Wiggan, captured his fourth Run for Liberty title in a row, winning in 16:52.  Wiggan also holds the event record on 16:40 which he set in 2016. Alicia Rider won the women’s title with a 21:18 effort.  Catherine Seaton holds the women’s event record of 19:15 which she set in 2017.

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.

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 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.

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.