The Spirit of America 5K Fun Run/Walk 2019 which is now in its 17th year, is sponsored by the Health Alliance of Price County and is a part of the 4th of July festivities in Phillips, WI. The race attracts close to 350 runners and 550 walkers. Many families make “The Spirit” an annual event. The course runs through business and residential areas of the City of Phillips. The race began fifteen years ago as a way to encourage people and families to exercise and spend time together in a fun and healthful way. Funds from the run/walk are used by the alliance to promote and sponsor various health events throughout the year in the Price County area.