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Thu June 29, 2023
Hockessin, DE 19707 US
100 Fitness Way
Hockessin Athletic Club
Hockessin, DE US 19707
Join us for the 2nd Annual 5K for Fireworks to benefit the Hockessin Fireworks Fund.
It is a great way to kick off your 4th of July weekend festivities.
Runners will receive:
- Post Race Snacks - 5K for Fireworks Glass - Post Race Beer at Two Stones in Lantana
Bib Pick Up and Registration
Thursday June 29th from 5:30pm till 6:15pm at HAC.
5K starts at 6:30pm sharp. *Day of Registration - $40
Age Groups and Awards
Overall Masters Male/Female Top 3 in each age group Male/Female 9 and under, 10-13, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+ *Overall and Masters - based off GUN TIME *Age Groups - based off CHIP TIME
What is the Firecracker Pump N Run?
*Registration for the Pump N Run will close Tuesday 6/27 at midnight.
The Firecracker Pump and Run is an event which consists of bench pressing and a 5K.
Participants receive a deduction from their overall 5K time for each repetition of the bench press.
The person with the lowest adjusted run time wins the event.
The "pump" portion will be held on Wednesday June 28th at HAC (6PM - 7PM)
The 5K event will be held on Thursday June 29th at 6:30PM with the 5K for Fireworks
If you register for the Pump N Run, your time will be scored in the Pump N Run Division.
(Not the overall 5k age group awards)
Awards will be given for the Top 5 Males and Top 5 Females.
How does the Pump N Run work?
Participants will bench press a percentage of their weight for max reps.
Each rep (up to a max of 30) reduces your 5K run time by 30 seconds.
Participants must weigh in on the provided scale the day they are to bench press.
Event representatives will calculate the amount to be bench-pressed.
The lifting weight will be rounded to the nearest five pounds.
Only full bench presses are counted. Bar must touch the participant’s chest.
Male Age & Percentage
39 and Under – 100% 40-49 – 90% 50-59 – 80% 60-69 – 70% 70 & Over – 60% Female Age & Percentage
39 & Under – 60% 40 & Over – 50%
Parking will be on the top level of the parking garage of HAC.
*Map is for directional purposes only.
Post Race Celebration at 2SP
After the race join us back at 2SP in Lantana on their patio for a post race celebration.
Post race will last until 9PM.
Make sure to bring your bib to the celebration. It is how you will receive your complimentary beer!
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