Annual Firecracker 5K Run/Walk returns to Warrenville July 4

  • About 400 runners and walkers participated in the 2015 annual Firecracker 5K in Warrenville.

    About 400 runners and walkers participated in the 2015 annual Firecracker 5K in Warrenville. Courtesy of Karey Ross

 
Karey Ross
Updated 6/23/2016 5:12 PM

Join your fellow runners and walkers in this annual Firecracker 5K Run/Walk celebrating the Fourth of July.

The race starts out in front of the Warrenville Park District's Rec Center at 8 a.m. Monday, July 4.

 

The race is run on USATF Certified Course IL-09121-JW. Chip timing is provided.

Kids can participate in a 50- or 100-yard dash; registration is required. Awards are announced the day of the race.

A portion of all proceeds benefit the Warrenville Park District Scholarship Program, which provides funds to children in need so they can participate in park district programs and events. Sponsorship opportunities are available.

Register in advance at signmeup.com, www.warrenvilleparks.org, in person at the registration office, fax your entry to (630) 393-7278; or sign up the day of the race from 6:30-7:30 a.m.

The first 400 registrants are guaranteed a T-shirt and goody bag.