All proceeds will benefit children and adults with motor disorders here in Northwest Arkansas. With your help, United Cerebral Palsy and ConductAbility can continue the mission of helping people with disabilities reach their highest potential of independence and integration into society.

  • Event T-Shirt included for first 450 registrants
  • Chip-timed 5K
  • 1/2K Walk & Roll for people of all abilities
  • Proceeds benefit United Cerebral Palsy

CLOSED

Registration is Closed

Event Name Price

All Proceeds Benefit United Cerebral Palsy

Events

5K Run/Walk: $25, Prizes for Runners in all age groups and Overall Run Winners – Start Time 8:00AM

1/2K Fun Walk & Roll: $15 (No timing), Ribbons for all who cross the finish – Start Time 9:00AM

Awards Ceremony to follow

Registration

  • Register Early!!! T-Shirt and goodie bags for first 450 participants
  • Deadline to Register: Thursday, March 15th at Midnight
  • NO REGISTRATION DAY OF THE EVENT

Packet Pick-Up

Thursday, March 15th at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Rush Running Fayetteville
1618 N College Ave.
Fayetteville, AR
479-301-2300

Friday, March 16th at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Rush Running Bentonville
Chelsea Crossing
2212 SE Walton Blvd., Ste. 2
Bentonville, AR
479-464-7866

Saturday, March 17th 6:30-7:30 AM
Food Court

Pinnacle Hills Promenade
2203 Promenade Boulevard
Rogers, AR 72758

 

For questions, please call or email:
Julie M. Lolley
Community Development Specialist
United Cerebral Palsy of Northwest Arkansas
Ph: 479-966-4322, Ext. 225
Fax: 479-966-4325
Cell: 479-957-2022
Email: jlolley@ucpcark.org

Pinnacle Hills Promenade
2203 Promenade Boulevard
Rogers, AR 72758

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Race Start/Finish at Food Court

Event Sponsors:

  • Rush Running
  • Race Wizard
  • Pinnacle Hills Promenade

Gold Sponsors:

  • Arvest
  • Snell
  • NewellRubbermaid

Silver Sponsors:

  • Walmart
  • Crossmark

Bronze:

  • Sam's Club
  • Castrol
  • Crossland
  • Diamond Foods
  • QGTB
  • ConocoPhillips
  • NWA Media
  • Senator John & Mary Ford
  • Missy & Jeb Joyce

In-Kind Sponsors:

  • Intradeco Apparel
  • Sell's Agency
  • Timex
  • Burt's Bees
  • Blakeman's Fine Jewelry
  • Citiscapes
  • Maximum Performance
  • PF Chang's
  • Arsaga's
  • Rick's Bakery
  • Cherokee Casino
  • Philips

Volunteers Needed!!! The Race for Independence is in need of volunteers to help with the race. Volunteers are the life blood of our organization!

For more information, Contact:

Julie Lolley
jlolley@ucpcark.org
479-966-4322, ext. 225
Cell: 479-957-2022

 

Packet Pickup at Rush Running:

2 people needed at Rush Running Fayetteville on Thursday, March 15th from 4:00pm – 6:00pm to distribute goody bag, t-shirts, and race packets.
2 people needed at Rush Running Bentonville on Friday, March 16th from 4:00pm – 6:00pm to distribute goody bag, t-shirts, and race packets.

Site set-up:

3 people needed Saturday, March 17th from 6:00am – 8:00am
pm at the Promenade Food Court area to help set-up tents, tables, trash cans, etc.

Course set-up:

2 people needed Saturday, March 17th from 6:30am – 7:30am
pm at the Promenade Food Court  to put out directional signs for the runners along the course.

Packets, Goody Bag & T-Shirt Table:

4 people needed Saturday, March 17th from 6:00am – 8:00am to set up the table and then distribute packets, goodie bags and t-shirts to runners.

Runner Aid station:

4 people needed Saturday, March 17th from 7:00am – 9:00am on the course to set-up and man the water and aid station, and help clean up the area (cups) and break down after the runners come thru.

Traffic & intersection:

6 people needed Saturday, March 17th from 7:00am – 10:00am to guide traffic at intersections along the course.

Clean up:

4 people needed Saturday, March 17th from 10:00am until finish to help tear down and collect signs and garbage at the race site and along the race course.

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For questions, please call or email:

Julie M. Lolley
Community Development Specialist
United Cerebral Palsy of Northwest Arkansas
Ph: 479-966-4322, Ext. 225
Fax: 479-966-4325
Cell: 479-957-2022
Email: jlolley@ucpcark.org

2012 Race for Independence Results

2011 Race for Independence Results

Thank you to our sponsors and participants. This year we raised $18,000 for ConductAbility!