Battle at the Border!

Indigo Farms Market, Calabash, NC

Run with the WRRC at the 5th annual Battle At The Border!

Saturday, July 22, 2017 8:30 AM at Indigo Farms Market, Calabash, NC

  • WRRC Grand Prix Event.
  • No cost to current members.
  • Bragging rights and 1st and 2nd place trophy to each team.
  • Free Snacks and Beverages after.
  • Car pool rally from Omega Sports parking lot to Indigo Farms (6:45 AM)

Cross country style event between the Wilmington Roadrunners and the Grand Strand Running Club at Indigo Farms on the Border of North and South Carolina held on the third Saturday in July. The course is a little over 4 miles and takes you through rugged fields, wooded trails, a bridge, and rocky  roads. The course is mostly shaded along the way and marked with directional signs, bright tape, and volunteers from each club.  

Because it is a working farm along the course you will see lots of trees, lily pond, beehives, crops, chickens, pigs,  and maybe a snake or two.  The event was introduced in 2013 with the Grand Strand Running Club winning the inaugural event, the Wilmington Roadrunners winning in 2014 and 2015, and the GSRC winning in 2016 to make the tally ALL SQUARE. 

Each runner receives a numbered Popsicle stick as they cross the finish line, with the men and women scored separately counting an equal number of runners for each gender from each team. To determine the final score the scores for both genders for each team are then added together and the lowest score is the winning team. 

The format means that every runner's contribution matters in the final tally. You can be the difference as the club competes to take the winner's trophy back to Wilmington for the third year straight.

It is a friendly competition enjoyed by both running clubs. Register HERE now, its FREE!


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