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WEDNESDAY, JULY 4TH Schedule of Firecracker Run Events: 7:00 AM Packet Pick-Up & Day of Registration Open 8:00 AM 10k Run Start 8:15 AM 5k Run/Walk Start 9:30 AM 5k & 10k Awards Ceremony 9:45 AM Kid’s Sparkler Dash 500
Early Bird Race Pricing - Register Now & Save Early Bird Pricing Ends Monday, June 18th, 2018 5k Run/Walk: $25 ($30 starting Monday, June 18th) 10k: $35 ($40 starting Monday, June 18th) Kid's Sparkler Dash (Ages 3-8): Free
Location: Day-of registration, packet pick-up and start/finish location will be at the Coon Rapids Ice Center.
The Coon Rapids Ice Center is located at: 11000 Crooked Lake Boulevard NW Coon Rapids, MN 55433
Parking: Race parking will be at Anoka Ramsey Community College which is a short walk from the Coon Rapids Ice Center. Anoka Ramsey Community College is located at: 11200 Mississippi Boulevard NW, Coon Rapids, MN 55433
Details: The event, rain or shine, will start at the Coon Rapids Ice Center. The route will be a combination of Coon Rapids residential roads and park paths. The 5k encompasses trails starting on 109th, running through Dahlia and Riverview Parks, by Mississippi Elementary School and ending back at the Coon Rapids Ice Center. See the course map for specific 5k and 10k routes.
Note: In case of severe weather, the race will be called as early as possible on race day. No refunds will be issued due to cancellation from severe weather.
5k runners/walkers will have 1 hour 15 minutes to finish the course. All 10k runners will have 1 hour and 30 minutes to complete the course. Anyone exceeding the time cut-off is encouraged to finish the run; however, the remainder of their event may be unsupported and may not receive a finisher's medal if the finish line has been cleared.
After race snack and beverage will be provided at the finish line.
Registration price for the 5k and 10k includes four (4) free games of Bingo at the Firefighter Bingo Tent, beer or pop ticket, finisher's medal, t-shirt and more!
Additional prizes for top male and female in the 5k, top male and female in the 10k and best patriotic costume.
The Kid's Sparkler Dash will immediately follow the awards ceremony. The route is in a closed off parking area of the Coon Rapids Ice Center. It will use the same finish line as the 5k and 10k runs. The Kids Sparkler Dash is open to kids ages 3-8. For the purpose of the waiver, all participants of the Kid's Sparkler Dash must be registered.
All proceeds from the race are distributed back into various organizations wihin the community to help build a happier, healthier and more enjoyable community to live in.
After your run, please stay for other Coon Rapids Firefighters and Carnival events and attractions. The Lions breakfast, Firefighter Bingo and Pulltabs, vendors, rides and amusements by Gopher State Expositions and more!
For more information contact: Tiffany (Event Chair), Tim (Vice Chair) or Greg (Race Director) at Admin@RunCR.org.
Thank you to our sponsors: Pro Biz Sports Coon Rapids Community Strength Foundation Coon Rapids North Star Lions Coon Rapids Fire Department Anderson Race Management