WTA - Independence Day

Event Date: 
June 29, 2019
Fox River park W264 S4500 River Road Waukesha, WI 53189

Race Week Info

On line registration will stay open until race time. If you register after 8:00 am Friday June 28th, please print your receipt and bring it to packet pickup.

It's going to be a hot one. If you decide to change distances, please fill out a change for at the registration table. If you decide to change distances during the race, please let the timers know.

Race Day Instructions | Park Map | Course Map

We are short on volunteers. All volunteers can run a future race for FREE! Register HERE

Packet pickup has been moved to noon! Shirts are on their way but we cannot guaratnee they will be here by noon tomorrow.

The Silver Circle Sports Events Guarantee

Not sure about a trail run?  Come out and try it.  If you are not satisfied with our trail events, we will refund the entrance fee!  No strings attached.

Free Fresh Fruit Bar

Check out our free, fresh fruit, finish line aid station.  Sure beats stale bagels and green bananas.....

Kiddos Race for FREE

There will be a Kids 1K run (under 10).  All kids will get a bib just like Mom & Dad.  The race is FREE for the kiddos if Mom or Dad is registered and you can register on line at no charge.  Sorry no shirts for the kiddos.


The shirts are gender specific, dry wick and those registered noon June 19 are guaranteed a custom race shirt.  After that, shirts be available while on line supplies last. Any extra shirts will be distributed after the race on a first come first serve basis. 

Everything you ever wanted to know about shirts can be found right here..  The FEMALE shirts run small!


Schedule 5K/10K 1/2 Marathon
Through March 15 $30 $35
March 16- March 29 $35 $40
March 30-March 12 $40 $45
Race Day    

Opt out of a shirt and save $5.00.

Refer your friends and save money on registration!

For every three registrations, we will refund $15.00 of your registration fee.  Two ways to do it.

At registration checkout, you will be given the option to share your registration on Facebook.  If 3 people register from that post, shazam we will refund $15. 

On your registration receipt, there will be a registration link. Share that link and we will refund $15 for every 3 registrations.
You can find the registration link by logging into your Run Sign Up account and email the receipt to yourself.  The software will keep track of friends registering from your link and Facebook post.


Fox River Park is full of mature woodlands, wetlands, and many species of wild flowers. You’ll feel like you’re in the northern woods of Wisconsin without leaving Waukesha County.  The 5K / 10K course runs through the forest canaopy with a surprising number of elevations changes.
Course maps
Park map

Fox River Park
W264 S4500 River Road
Waukesha, WI 53189
About Fox River Park


7:00 Packet pick up & race day registration
7:45 Race day registration closes
7:45 Free kiddos run
8:00 Race start 


Overall Male & Female will receive medals. Top 3 male & female finishers in 5 year age groups will receive a custom medal.  

Average Joe & Jane Awards


The race is chip timed by Silver Circle Sports Events, LLC.  The Wisconsin Trail Assail uses a gun start for this series keeping in line with cross country starts.  Hey that means your time starts when the gun goes off.  If you are a speedster, you should be toeing the line.

How to wear your bib

Charity Partner

Silver Circle Sports Events, LLC and Gold in September (G9) are pleased to announce the 2019 charity partnership.

G9 is a non-profit dedicated to increasing funding for childhood cancer research and initiatives by growing awareness that inspires action to help every child, everywhere.

As athletes we can make a difference by promoting awareness to help inspire others to take action. Please consider donating to G9 and help us turn the world GOLD. 

Aid Station: 

Water and sports drinks are available on course and the finish line. There are two aid stations on the 5K/10K and three on the half marathon. Make sure you stop in an enjoy our free fresh fruit bar at the finish line.


Packet Pickup: 

Friday June 28
Performance Running Outfitters
2566 Sun Valley Dr unit e, Delafield, WI 53018
Noon - 4 pm - New Time 

At the race site 7-8 am

We strongly encourage to pick up your packet prior to race day.  The entrance to the park can get delayed and lines become long at packet pickup.

Packet Pickup FAQ:
Can I pick up another persons packet?  Yep
Do I need an ID? Do pigs fly?
Can I register at packet pickup? Yep
Can I pick up my packet race day? Yep


Parking is available throughout the park.  The lot will fill quickly so please following the park rangers’ directions for overflow parking.

There is a $5.00 entry fee per car or you can purchase a Waukesha County Park annual sticker.  For information about purchasing a ticket see the Waukesha County Parks website.


Interstate 94 W 
Take exit 297 to merge onto US-18 W/WI-164 S/E Moreland Blvd 
Turn left onto WI-164 S/East-Side Bypass/Les Paul Pkwy
Continue to follow WI-164 S/Les Paul Pkwy
Turn left onto WI-164 S/Chinook Pass/S East Ave
Continue to follow WI-164 S
Turn right onto Lawnsdale Rd/Waukesha I 
Turn left onto River Rd/Waukesha I
Destination will be on the right


We need volunteers for everything from goody bag stuffing to course marshals. If you or your group have an interest in volunteering, we would greatly appreciate the assistance.  All volunteers can run a future race at no charge.

Register to volunteer HERE.

Weather / Refund Policy: 

Refunds are not permitted for any reason.

The event will be held unless severe weather occurs. In the event of severe weather, the race director may delay or cancel the event.  If the event is canceled, there will be no refunds. Silver Circle Sports Events has a NO REFUND policy.


This event is a Silver Circle Sports Events, LLC owned, produced, timed & managed event.  Need help with an event?  Contact us HERE.