About the Event

What //

5K, 1 Mile Run

When //

Sat, July 2, 2022 @ 8:00 am

Where //

201 Soccer Park Drive
Cary, NC 27511

Overview

 
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
Zachary Bentley of Bridgewater, MA, set an event record winning the 2021 Run for Liberty in 16:34 – six seconds under Omar Wiggan’s 2016 mark.  Jennifer Marchione won the women’s title with a 20:27 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.

ABOUT US
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 $35. Teams of four or more get a $5 discount per runner. 1-Mile Fun Run registration is $15. T-shirts are included in registration fee (T-shirt not guaranteed for registrations after 6/15). A late fee of $5 applies for any registrations after 6/25.

AWARDS
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.