Please check with the race website for up-to-date information and covid-19 protocols.
Firecracker 5K + 1 Mile Sparkler Run/Walk
Kick off your Fourth of July weekend by joining us for a 5K and/or 1 Mile Run/Walk in the heart of Annandale during one of the greatest Independence Day celebrations in the state of Minnesota! The Firecracker 5K and 1 Mile Sparkler Run/Walk is a family-friendly yet competitive event. All proceeds and donations benefit the St. John’s Mission Trip Fund and the Annandale ISD Activities Fund. When the race is over, stick around town for several days of music, food, parades, fireworks, carnival rides, coronations and memory-making you won’t soon forget. To check out other Annandale 4th of July events visit www.annandale4thofjuly.org/events/
NEW THIS YEAR: Both the 5K and 1 Mile courses are certified and the race will be chip timed.
Best 4th of July themed attire.
Top male and female finisher prizes in TBD age groups and top male and female winners overall.
Fastest combined 1 Mile and 5K time.
Fastest 1-mile finisher with a stroller. (must have a child in the stroller)
Additional door prizes and raffles for all participants following the race.
Chip timing done by Bob Schneider at Gopher State Events
Course certified by USATF by race day
Race prices increase on June 1st, 2021.
Many thanks to our 2021 Platinum Sponsor: Jenna Witherbee Fitness
If you would like to be an event sponsor, please contact Emily Combs at firstname.lastname@example.org
Packet pick-up for pre-registered runners starts at 7am on Saturday. Same day registration is $35.00 and also starts at 7am on Saturday.
Race will be run rain or shine. No refunds will be issued; your registration fee will be considered a donation. For safety concerns on the 5K course, we ask that no strollers are used. Strollers are permitted in the 1 Mile Sparkler Run; please line up near the back of the start and let non-stroller runners begin ahead of you. No pets are allowed for the safety of all runners.