Stubborn Warrior: Summer Sun 5K

Event Date

Sat, May 24, 2014


Raleigh, NC

About This Activity

Stubborn Warrior presents Summer Sun 5K located at the historic and beautiful campus of Dorothea Dix. Stubborn Warrior is a North Carolina based company, and part of our ongoing mission is to provide awareness and support of notable non-profits. This year we are partnering with Wounded Warriors Family Support.


The event will be held at Dorothea Dix Campus, right in the heart of downtown Raleigh. The 5K running course is on paved road, surrounded by ancient oaks and historic buildings. We anticipate athletes of all levels and abilities to participate in this running event. The Summer Sun 5K is a timed event.

Starting Times

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

Entry Fees

Individual: $25.00 early registration, $30.00 late registration.

Team: $20.00 early registration for team / family of at least 4 and up to 8. $25 late registration for team / family.

*Important* If You are registering a team one person must register the entire team.

T-shirts are guaranteed to all registered by May 11, 2014

Bonus: As part of our yea long campaign in support of Toys-for-Tots, children 8 and under may run for free with a paying adult, by donating a new unwrapped toy. The child will not get a chip or qualify for prizes in the race but will receive a Stubborn Warrior t-shirt. A signed Disclaimer Form must be signed by a parent or guardian. Disclaimer Forms will be available at packet pickup for parent or guardian to sign.

Entry fee includes: T-shirts, bibs, timing chip

Age group categories:

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

Wheelchair and disabled athletes are encouraged to participate. They will compete in their respective age groups.


Prizes awarded to each group winner regardless of gender.

Prizes for overall winners will be given to the top three males and top three females.

Overall winners have the added bonus of being the winners in their age category. Yes, that means you will also get the group category prize.

Prizes presented by Omega Sports



Resolution Series:

This race is a part of our Stubborn Warrior Resolution Series 2014, which is made up of 5 races.

New Year’s 5k

Spring Rush 5k

Summer Sun 5k

Rocking Summer 5k

Fleet Fall 5k

 Points in each of these races will be awarded to the top 50 finishers.

The grand finale race is in September (Fleet Fall 5k).

Prizes and the Stubborn Warrior Medal will be awarded to the top three males and top three females with the most accumulated points. Runners must participate in at least 3 out of the 5 races including the last race in the series - Fleet Fall 5K to receive the prizes and medal.

Please visit our website and check out our FAQ and Resolution Series Tabs for more information. You can register for more than one race at a time choose Resolution Series above to register.

Medals presented by Stubborn Warrior.


Disclaimer Form

Please read and sign the online Disclaimer Waiver.


Late Registration/Race Packet Pickup

Late registration and race packet pickup will take place Friday May 23, 2014 at Omega Sports Inc., 314 Crossroads Blvd., Cary, NC 27518 (919) 859-2623 from 11 am - 4pm and Saturday May 24th at 7am at the Dix campus. Please bring your photo ID for faster processing. Late registration may not guarantee a T-shirt so try and register early. Check out our website for race times and directions.


 Partnered non-profits

A portion of our proceeds from this event will go to support 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 toys and donations for Toys-for-Tots.


Miscellaneous information:

Parking is free for this event. 




Event schedule and times

When: Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 9 am

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


Registration Closing Date

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 @ 12:00 AM (EST)

T-shirts are guaranteed to all registered by May 11, 2014


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