The News Leader Firecracker 5k

Sat July 3, 2021 Staunton, VA 24401 US Directions

The News Leader Firecracker 5k

$20 7:30AM EDT - 9:00AM EDT
185 spots left. Price increases after June 18, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT
Gypsy Hill Park
600 Churchville Ave
Staunton, VA US 24401

Date: Saturday, July 3rd, 2021

Start time: 7:30am

Location: Gypsy Hill Park, Staunton, VA


The longstanding Firecracker 5k is back for in-person racing! Join us on this fun, lightly rolling course through Gypsy Hill Park. This year's race will benefit the Staunton Salvation Army's Neediest Families Program. Participants will receive a race shirt and awards will go to the top three overall winners as well as the top age group winner.



Register by 6/18: $20 (guaranteed unisex t-shirt option)

6/19-7/2: $28 (t-shirt while supplies last)

No event day registration.


Packet pick-up: Early Packet Pick Up will take place at Sole Focus Running Shop, 210 N Central Ave, Staunton VA on 7/1 from 4-6pm and 7/2 11am-5pm. 

Awards will be sent to the top 3 overall male and female finishers, and to the top winner in each age group: 10 & under, 11-14, 15-18, 19-29, 30-36, 37-45, 46-55, 56-65, 66 & over.


Race Contact Info

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Blue Ridge Timing will offer efficient timing along with instant SMS text message results for those that select this option. This way both you and family members will be notified of results as soon as they are available. You may also request your results be sent to an e-mail.


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