Thu July 4, 2019 Saratoga Springs, NY US 12866 Directions
$6,000 in prize money!

Firecracker 4

9:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT Stay tuned for the next rate increase
Finisher Medal Included!

1/2 Mile Sparkler Kids Fun Run

10:30AM EDT - 11:30AM EDT
Saratoga Springs City Center
522 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY US 12866


4 Miles on the 4th of July

Join us in kicking off Saratoga's annual All American Celebration, beginning at the Saratoga Springs City Center!


This USATF Certified course takes runners south on Broadway to Circular Street, east through the historic residential district and finishes behind the City Center.  The 4th of July Downtown Celebration will take place in the afternoon after the 4 miler and Sparkler Kids Fun Run.  We will have a great post race party for you including food, music and adult beverages to bide the time until the start of the other festivities.  It is a great start to a full day of activity including food, fun, vendors, music and Fireworks! 

The Hilton Garden Inn has a special rate of $139 for Firecracker4 runners. Click here to take advantage: 

Schedule of Events

Tuesday, July 2nd - Saratoga Springs City Center
  • 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Registration and early packet pickup
Wednesday, July 3rd - Saratoga Springs City Center
  • 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Registration and packet pick up 
Thursday, July 4th - Race Day
  • 7:00 a.m. - 8:40 a.m. Race day registration and packet pick up (Saratoga city center)
  • 9:00 a.m. Firecracker4 Race Start
  • 10:00 a.m. Awards Ceremony
  • 10:30 a.m. Firecracker Sparkler Kids Fun Run start




Firecracker4 will be awarding over $5,000 in cash prize money to individuals and teams! 

Age group winners (in standard 5-year age groups, male and female) will receive Firecracker4 commemorative soft sided coolers full of swag.

78 other prizes will also be awarded including Military, Public Safety and Age Graded.

Run Your Colors team competition with up to $1000 for the charity of choice for the team with the most runners.

USATF Teams-  Teams from any USATF association are eligible.  Must be active teams and all members must have active USATF membership for that club. 

USATF Club team entries need to be submitted by email no later than Friday June 28th  

1/2 Mile Sparkler Kids Fun Run
  • The 1/2 Mile Sparkler Kids Fun Run begins on Broadway in front of the Saratoga Springs City Center (same start line as the 4 mile run) and ends at Congress Park. 

  • You can pick up Sparkler Run bibs at any of the scheduled pre-race packet pick ups, or on race day inside the Saratoga Springs City Center until 8:40 am. 

  • After 8:40 am, Sparkler Run packet pick up/registration will move to outside the City Center, near the start line, and will remain open until 10:30 am.

  • Each Sparkler Fun Run bib has a unique number with a matching claim tag. Parents: tare off this tag & keep it with you while your child runs. Present the tag to Event Staff at the finish line to claim your child. 

  • Parents are welcome to run with their kids at no additional cost. 

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