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Come join us for the 41st annual Derby Firecracker Race on the 4th of July! Pick between a newly certified 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 30th and $20.00 after. A $5.00 Price increase for all other registrants will be on May 30th, again on June 13th, and lastly on race day.
4 Mile Race
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 with water will be at the 2.5-mile mark of the 4-mile race. 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, or dogs are allowed on the race course with the exception of a participant with a service animal. Noncompliance will result in disqualification. Course Marshall's 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 2022!
Packet pickup will only be available on race day starting at 6:30 AM.
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