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Boy Scout Troop 407 is planning the11th Annual Pleasant Mount Firecracker 5K Race!
For Troop 407, this event is an annual fundraiser to support our scouts and their participation at summer camp. This 6-day camp helps our scouts with their physical, social and mental development. Young people are our future - and scouting plays an integral role in developing our young scouts into tomorrow's community leaders. For many of our families, the cost of camp is prohibitive and so we work to support this very important experience for our scouts.
Equally important, the Firecracker 5K kicks off the Fourth of July celebration in Pleasant Mount, PA. Following the race, our community comes together for a wonderful holiday parade, followed by festivities and celebration at the Pleasant Mount Community Center. Anyone who has attended in years past knows that our Independence Day represents the heart and soul of small town USA.
Participants are able to choose to run or walk the event course. However, all participants must be able to complete the event within one hour, as our parade day immediately follows.
Our race will start promptly at 7:30 am, on Tuesday, July 4th. For the first time ever, we are using a professional timer - Finish Strong Timing, LLC - and all 5K participants will have chipped numbers for accurate and quick results.
Discounts for race fees are available until June 16th! Discount schedule is as follows:
Children 10 and under are FREE and should register the day of the race.
To be guaranteed a commemorative race T-shirt, you must register AND select your shirt size by June 20, 2023.
Awards will be presented as follows :
5K Participants - 1st, 2nd & 3rd place for each age category listed below.
Overall finishers : Male and Female
Age categories as follows:
Female 17 years old and under
Male 17 years old and under
Female 18 - 29 years old
Male 18 - 29 years old
Female 30 - 39 years old
Male 30 - 39 years old
Female 40 - 49 years old
Male 40 - 49 years old
Female 50 - 59 years old
Male 50-59 years old
Female 60-69 years old
Male 60 - 69 years old
Female 70 (+) years old
Male 70 (+) years old
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