Run for Independence
2-Mile / 5-Mile Run
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Time: 2-mile and 5-mile races start together at 7:30 a.m.
Check in: Check-in and registration start at 6:00 a.m. at the strip park behind the Atwater Branch Library on 2nd St. across from Ralston Park. Races start on time--registration will end 10 minutes before the race start.
Place: Ralston Park in Atwater, CA
Pre-registration Fee: $25.00 for adults and $20.00 for ages 18 and under ($23.00 for adults and $18.00 for ages 18 and under for Merced Running Club members) for 2- and 5-mile races (must be received by June 27, 2017)
Join the club if you're not a member yet!
Race Day Registration: All pay $30.00 for registration after June 27, 2018 and on race day.
Course Description: Both courses begin and end near Ralston Park, running through and around the city of Atwater. The course is flat and fast from beginning to end and miles are marked. Split times will be given at the 1-mile mark in the 2-mile race, and at miles 1 and 3 in the 5-mile race. Click here for a map of the race course.
Facilities: Bathrooms at start/finish. Food booths and craft displays after the race, at Ralston Park.
Directions: Click here for map including Ralston Park at the corner of Grove and 3rd