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Schoolcraft High School, 551 East Lyons Street, Schoolcraft, MI 49087
About This Event
The Schoolcraft Firecracker 5-Miler race has been a traditional part of Schoolcraft's annual 4th of July celebration for many years. After the race, we will give away door prizes, but you must be present to win. Runners who register before June 18 for the 5-mile run will receive a race shirt. For more information and to stay informed, please like our Facebook page: Schoolcraft Firecracker 5-Miler.
This race is known for its unique distance as well as its FAST and FLAT course. It will be timed by Mac's Sports Timing for quick and accurate results. You will receive your timing tag and bib number during packet pickup (July 3, 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.) or on the morning of race day (July 4, 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.) when you pick up your race packet. NO TIMING TAG, NO TIME. Runners who register before June 18 for the 5-Mile Run will receive a race shirt. Race start time if 8:00 a.m. For safety reasons, we must close the course two hours after the race start.
New for 2019 - 5K Walk
If the 5-Miler is too long for you or if you'd prefer to walk, try our new 5K Walk event! This is a walk event only. Walkers who register before June 18 for the 5K Walk will receive a race shirt. We cannot provide a race shirt for registrations after June 18. You will receive your timing tag and bib number during packet pickup (July 3, 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.) or on the morning of race day (July 4, 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.) when you pick up your race packet. NO TIMING TAG, NO TIME. 5K Walk start time is 8:00 a.m. For safety reasons, we must close the course two hours after the race start.
Registration Fees and Dates
Early registration: $25.00 until July 2 (11:59 p.m.) - register by June 18 to receive a race shirt
Online registration closes on July 2 (11:59 p.m.)
Late registration/packet pickup: $30.00 on July 3 (5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.) and July 4 (6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.) at Schoolcraft High School. We cannot provide a race shirt for registrations after June 18.
Packet Pickup and Late Registration
Race packet pickup AND late registration will take place at Schoolcraft High School on July 3 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and the morning of the race, July 4, from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. Late registration cost is $30.00. We cannot provide a race shirt for registrations after June 18.
Participants will only be guaranteed a race shirt if they are registered before June 18. We may have a limited quantity of shirts for runners who register on or after June 19 or on race day, so be sure to register early! Extra race shirts will be available on a first come, first served basis so we can keep costs down to benefit the student athletes and coaches of Schoolcraft Community Schools.
Awards for 5-Miler
We will provide customized trophies to men's and women's top overall winners and to men's and women's top overall MASTER winners for the 5-Miler. Customized medals go to top 3 places in 13 different age groups for the 5-Miler.
Timing and Scoring
Timing and scoring will be provided by Mac's Sports Timing. Results will be available following the race and posted online at www.macssportstiming.com. Participants who register online have the option to have results sent to them via text.
FREE 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk
This is a FREE, fun, non-competitive run/walk for people of all ages that begins at 7:30 a.m. The run/walk takes place on the grounds of Schoolcraft High School. Finishers will receive a participation ribbon.
We look forward to seeing you on July 4 at our RACE LOCATION: SCHOOLCRAFT HIGH SCHOOL! Feel free to join us after the race for many events around town to help celebrate the 4th.
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