Al-Van’s Firecracker Furry 5K

Sat July 6, 2019 Directions

5K Run/Walk

8:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT

Paws on Parade 1 Mile Walk

8:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT
Al-Van’s Firecracker Furry 5K

EVENT LOCATION:  Kids Corner Park, 82 Monroe Street, South Haven MI 49090



It's 4th of July Weekend!!  Come out and run the beautiful Van Buren Trail!!

Kids Corner Park, 82 Monroe Street, South Haven MI 49090

About This Event:  

Al-Van's Firecracker Furry 5K  is July 6, 2019.  It's the 4th of July weekend in South Haven, so come and spend the weekend enjoying all of the activities!!

The Al-Van's Firecracker Furry 5K is a fundraiser for the Al-Van Humane Society, a no-kill animal shelter, located in South Haven.  Participants can run/walk with their pet, as long as they are leashed, up to date on vaccines and sign pet waiver.

Register Early!!  Al-Van's Firecracker Furry 5K will be closed after 400 registered participants

Event Fees:

"Paws on Parade 1 Mile Walk"

  • A 1 Mile Fun Walk with your pet.
  • $20.00 (includes pet bandanna). 

5K Run/Walk

  • Early registration, until June 30th, midnight: $25.00 (includes race t-shirt)
  • Late registration, July 1st to July 4th, midnight: $30.00 (t-shirt not guaranteed)
  • Early Packet Pickup, July 5th, $30.00 (t-shirt not guaranteed)
  • Day of race registration, July 6th: $35.00 (t-shirts may be purchased, if any remain)
  • T-Shirts are only guaranteed through June 30th.  After June 30th, T-Shirts will be only available in limited quantities and sizes (first come, first serve basis)


Event Times:

  • Friday Packet Pickup -3 - 5 pm, Al-Van Rescued Treasures Resale Shop: 07591 Blue Star Highway, South Haven. (Across from Bronson South Haven Hospital).
  • Race Day Packet Pickup - 6:30 - 7:30 am, @ Kids Corner Park, 82 Monroe Street, South Haven MI 49090.
  • 5K Start Time: Saturday @ 8:00 a.m. 
  • Paws on Parade 1 Mile Walk @ 8:00 a.m. (Will stage behind the 5K participants) 


Awards and Age groups:

  • Overall Male, Overall Female, Overall Master Male and Female, and 3 deep in each age group.
  • 12 and Under, 13-16, 17-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and Over.


Timing and Scoring: 

Timing and scoring will be done by Mac's Sports Timing.  Race results will be posted at the event and posted online shortly after the event.

Race Contact Info

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5K Course Map and Route


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Kids Corner Park, 82 Monroe Street, South Haven MI 49090


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