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Come join us for the 40th annual Derby Firecracker Race on the 4th of July! Pick between a 4 mile course or a fast certified 1 mile course. Enjoy a looped course that begins and end in Derby's High Park. A cash reward to our fastest male and female runners in each race of $50.00 will be awarded as well as age group awards!
Kids age 1-12 pricing is $15.00 before May 31st and $20.00 after. Price increase for all other registrants will be $35.00, $40.00 for both after June 13th and $40.00, $45.00 for both on race day.
The Four Mile Race will begin promptly at 7:30 a.m. It is open to all ages and abilities, including runners and walkers. Veterans will be recognized before the start of the 4 Mile Race.
The One Mile Race will follow the Four Mile Race at approximately 8:30 a.m. It is open to all ages and abilities, including runners and walkers.
An aid station will be at the 2.5-mile mark of the 4-mile race. Due to COVID concerns and to minimize physical contact, only bottled water and pre-packaged snacks will be provided after the race.
Want to save an extra $5.00? Join the Derby Run Club for the low price of $25.00 for families and $20.00 for individuals. What all benefits do you get for joining?
4 Mile 1 Mile
Men & Women Men & Women
High heat and humidity can be dangerous to runners. Therefore, make sure you drink plenty of fluids the morning of the race and at the aid stations. If you feel overheated or feel dizzy, seek aid.
Races are limited to registered participants only. No roller blades, bicycles, skateboards, dogs are allowed. Noncompliance will result in disqualification. Course Marshalls will control traffic, but runners should use extreme caution. Slower participants and strollers are encouraged to begin toward the rear to avoid congestion and collision.
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The New Design for 2021!
New 2021 Design!
Packet pickup will only be available on race day starting at 6:30 AM.
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