Stubborn Warrior: Fire it Up 5k/10k

5K, 10K

Event Date

Sat, Jul 25, 2015


Raleigh, NC


Activity Today Later

Running-5K - Individual Age group/open

$25 $25 Closed

Running-5K - Group-registration team Age group/open

$20 $25 Closed

Running-10K - Individual Age group/open

$35 $40 Closed

Running-10K - Group-registration team Age group/open

$30 $30 Closed

About This Activity

Stubborn Warrior Light It Up 5K/10K 2015 is the 4th event in our POWER UP series. This will be a timed event located at the historic and beautiful campus of Dorothea Dix. Although this is a timed event, participants are not required to keep up with the fastest runners.  Participants are encouraged to run, jog, or walk to the finish line.  This is your race, your pace, your time.

Stubborn Warrior is a North Carolina based company and part of our ongoing mission is to educate, inspire, and challenge athletes of all ages and abilities to achieve a healthy and fit lifestyle through participation in outdoor health and fitness endeavors. As part of our commitment to being socially responsible this event is in partnership with The Wounded Warrior Family Support.  A portion of the event proceeds up to 10% and 100% of any donations for this non-profit will go to support this worthy cause.

Stubborn Warrior POWER UP Series:

The Stubborn Warrior POWER UP Series is made up of several challenge events held throughout the 2015 year.  Most of the events will be timed. While some events will have 5K, 10K runs, others will be mixed medley challenge events. As part of the series, we will be launching our Stubborn Girl events specifically designed for our strong, determined, focused women athletes. Continue to check our Stubborn Warrior website for both Stubborn Warrior and Stubborn Girl events and turn your power on to POWER UP for a fun, purposeful and fit 2015 year.


The Stubborn Warrior Light It Up 5K/10K event will be held at Dorothea Dix Campus surrounded by ancient oaks and historic buildings right in the heart of downtown Raleigh. The running course will be on both grass and paved road. We anticipate athletes of all levels and abilities to participate in this running event. Stubborn Warrior Light It Up 5K/10K is a timed event.

Event Details and Starting Times

The 5K/10K running course will be on both grass and paved road.

This event will begin at 9 am and will continue until all runners have completed the course.

Entry Fees

Event Date: Saturday July 25, 2015 at 9 am

Registration Closing Date: Wednesday, July 22, 2015 @ 12:00 AM (EST)

Running-5K - Individual Age group/openearly 25.00   late 30.00

Running 5K – Team (at least 4)early 20.00late 25.00

Running -10K - Individual Age group/openearly 35.00   late 40.00

Running -10K -Team (at least 4)early 30.00late 35.00

Free promotional items and sponsor giveaways are guaranteed to all registered by July 6, 2015

Entry fee includes: A promotional gift, race bib, participation medal and sponsor coupons.

Bonus: As part of our yearlong campaign supporting local non-profits, we will be collecting boxed and canned food donations for the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle.  


Top overall male runner and female runner in the 5K and 10K

Age group categories:

12 and under, 13 - 19, 20 - 29, 30 - 39, 40 - 49, 50 - 59, 60 - 69, 70 and over.

Award for overall male and female runners in each age group for the 5K and the 10K

Prizes presented by Omega Sports

Disclaimer Form

All race participants regardless of age must have a signed Disclaimer Waiver on record before the race starts.  Participants under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian sign the waiver - this includes young children in strollers. Disclaimer forms are available for printout from our website, at early packet pickup and at the race site.

Race Packet Pickup and Late Registration

Late registration and race packet pickup will take place Friday July 24, 2015 at Omega Sports Inc., 314 Crossroads Blvd., Cary, NC 27518 (919) 859-2623 from 10 am - 1 pm and Saturday July 25, 2015 starting at 7am at the Dix campus. Please bring your photo ID for faster processing. Late registration may not guarantee a promotional gift so try and register early. Check our website for updated information.

Partnered non-profits

A portion of our proceeds from this event will go to support The Wounded Warriors Family Support where their mission is to provide support to the families of those who have been wounded, injured or killed during combat operations. 

We are also continuing our yearlong campaign to collect food items for the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle.

Miscellaneous information:

Parking is free for this event. We encourage participants to arrive at the race site before 8:30 am. Roads leading to the race course will be closed at 8:30 am for the safety of the runners.  If you come later, free parking is available a short distance from the race site.

Please continue to check our website for updated information about the event.

Event details and schedule

Event schedule and times

When: Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 9 am

Address: Dorothea Dix Campus, Umstead Drive, Raleigh, NC 27603

Registration Closing Date

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 @ 12:00 AM (EST)

Promotional items and sponsor coupons are guaranteed to all registered by July 6th, 2015

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