Event: Firecracker 5K
Run or walk our classic Firecracker 5K (3.1 miles) on our flat and fast course!
Start Time: 8:00am EDT
End Time: 11:59pm EDT
Price: $48.00 Race Fee + $4.78 SignUp Fee
Registration: Price increases to $50.00 after July 3, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT
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June 1, 2022, 12:00am EDT July 3, 2022, 11:59pm EDT $48.00 Race Fee + $4.78 SignUp Fee
July 4, 2022, 12:00am EDT July 4, 2022, 11:59pm EDT $50.00 Race Fee + $4.90 SignUp Fee
Event: Firecracker 5K: Flag Carrying Division
Participants in this patriotic category will run or walk their 5K proudly bearing a mounted American flag from start to finish.
Start Time: 8:00am EDT
End Time: 11:59pm EDT
Price: $48.00 Race Fee + $4.78 SignUp Fee
Registration: Price increases to $50.00 after July 3, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT
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Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
June 1, 2022, 12:00am EDT July 3, 2022, 11:59pm EDT $48.00 Race Fee + $4.78 SignUp Fee
July 4, 2022, 12:00am EDT July 4, 2022, 11:59pm EDT $50.00 Race Fee + $4.90 SignUp Fee
Event: Firecracker 5K: Hot Dog Eating Division
It’s simply not the Fourth of July without hot dogs, and those who choose this challenge — up to 20 competitors — will try to chow down on four dogs in 76 seconds, then get their 5K underway (see complete rules here). Consider it our version of the world-famous Nathan’s Hot-Dog Eating Contest, which is held annually in New York City every Independence Day.
Start Time: 8:00am EDT
End Time: 11:59pm EDT
Price: $48.00 Race Fee + $4.78 SignUp Fee
Registration: Price increases to $50.00 after July 3, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT
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Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
June 1, 2022, 12:00am EDT July 3, 2022, 11:59pm EDT $48.00 Race Fee + $4.78 SignUp Fee
July 4, 2022, 12:00am EDT July 4, 2022, 11:59pm EDT $50.00 Race Fee + $4.90 SignUp Fee
Event: Firecracker 5K: Twinkie Eating Division
$10 from this registration will benefit research and projects aggressively seeking a cure or effective treatment for ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease).

Eat a Twinkie at the start, eat a Twinkie after one mile, run, walk, hop, skip or jump to the finish of the 5K!
Start Time: 8:00am EDT
End Time: 9:00am EDT
Price: $48.00 Race Fee + $4.78 SignUp Fee
Registration: Price increases to $50.00 after July 3, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT
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Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
June 1, 2022, 12:00am EDT July 3, 2022, 11:59pm EDT $48.00 Race Fee + $4.78 SignUp Fee
July 4, 2022, 12:00am EDT July 4, 2022, 11:59pm EDT $50.00 Race Fee + $4.90 SignUp Fee
Event: Firecracker One-Mile Fun Run
Try our Mile Fun Run! A relaxed, non-competitive course awaits runners and walkers of all ages who want to show their Firecracker fervor but with a little less mileage. No timing… just a fun, friendly frolic on the Fourth of July!
Start Time: 8:00am EDT
End Time: 11:59pm EDT
Price: $48.00 Race Fee + $4.78 SignUp Fee
Registration: Price increases to $50.00 after July 3, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT
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Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
June 1, 2022, 12:00am EDT July 3, 2022, 11:59pm EDT $48.00 Race Fee + $4.78 SignUp Fee
July 4, 2022, 12:00am EDT July 4, 2022, 11:59pm EDT $50.00 Race Fee + $4.90 SignUp Fee
Event: Firecracker 200m Kids' Dash
An event for children ages 8 and under. The Kids' Dash is an untimed event and non competitive.
Open to ages 1 - 8.
Start Time: 8:00am EDT
Price: $25.00 Race Fee + $3.45 SignUp Fee
Registration: Registration ends July 4, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT
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November 26, 2021, 11:08am EST July 4, 2022, 11:59pm EDT $25.00 Race Fee + $3.45 SignUp Fee
Event: Ann Arbor Track Club Pace Team - BY INVITATION ONLY
This division is solely for those serving on the Firecracker 5K pace team.
Start Time: 9:00am EDT

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