Race Info

Join us for the 4th annual Run for Independence 8k: A fantastic 5 mile journey to kick off the Independence Day festivities! Run through the streets of Leesburg while supporting an amazing local organization: The Paxton Campus.

WHEN: June 28, 2014, 7:15 am

WHERE: The race starts and finishes at the Paxton Campus: 601 Catoctin Circle NE, Leesburg, VA  20176. It is a USATF certified measured course.

RUN FOR A CAUSE: The Run for Independence 8k benefits the Paxton Campus in Leesburg, which works with and advocates for children and adults with disabilities.

POST-RACE BREAKFAST AND FUN: The race will feature festive post race activities including music, food, and awards.  An awesome breakfast will be provided by Eggspectation, including a delicious yogurt and fruit bar and hot breakfast of eggs, bacon, potatoes.

PARKING: There is ample parking at the race site.

TIMING: This race will be timed by Commonwealth Race Management and will be electronically timed using the ChronoTrack B disposable tag system. Full results will be posted following the race on www.prraces.com and the =PR= Race Series Facebook page.

KIDS FUN RUN: There will be a free kids 100 yard dash starting at approximately 8:15am! All kids are welcome to join in on the fun!.

AWARDS: There will be awards to the top 3 overall male and female finishers.  There will also be awards to the top 3 male and female finishers in the following age groups:  14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, and 75 & over.

There will also be awards for the top 3 teams! Runners can have an unlimited number of members on a team with 4 scoring  with at least one female/one male.

NOTE:  All team registrants must be pre registered.  There will be no additions to teams allowed after on line registration closes.

** Please note, race t-shirts may be limited for late and race day registrants