Firecracker 5k Race for Research 2021

Competitive 5k

Are you fast enough to win a Firecracker Mug?
If so, sign up for the Competitive 5k.
Males must be able to run the 5k in under 23 minutes
Females must be able to run the 5k in under 29 minutes

Competitive 5k Sign Up

Non Competitive 5k

Running or walking the Firecracker just for fun!

You still get a finish time, you are just not competing for a Firecracker mug.


Non Competitive 5k sign up

Race Info

Welcome to the 37th Anniversary of the Sportspectrum Firecracker 5k Race for Research Run & Healthwalk. This coming July 4th, our Nation’s Birthday promises to be celebrated with a special passion and purpose by Americans from coast to coast.

Donate to Spine Institute

80% of Americans experience back pain or spine disease. It is one of the most debilitating health problems that we face. The Spine Institute of Louisiana Foundation is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization whose mission is to improve current spine treatments and develop new ones through innovative research. Thousands of patients in the Ark-La-Tex have directly benefited as a result of the research that is done through the Foundation.


Race Starts in

Firecracker 5k 2016

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