The Firecracker 5k is a Gold Cup Elite Series Race with the Calumet Region Striders of NWI 7:30am START TIME: Race day registration will be held at Franciscan Health Fitness Center from 6:00-7:00am. Course: The course is a flat route through the neighborhood adjacent to Franciscan Health Fitness Centers and will be the same route as 2016. Minimal parking is available onsite. Additional parking will be available at the Chesterton Health & Emergency Center just North of our facility. No strollers or pets permitted on course. Start line is East of the club.
Awards: Prizes awarded to: Overall & Masters winners Top (3) Athena & Clydesdale Top (3) Male/Female, finishers in each age group.
Raffle Prizes: The Firecracker 5k is known around the region as having the best assortment of Raffle Prizes! Restaurant Gift Certificates, Massages, Gift Baskets, etc. All race participants get entered to win!
Apparel/Goody Bags: Guaranteed for pre-registered participants only.
Early packet pick-up will be available at Franciscan Health Fitness Centers on Thursday, June 14th from 5:00-8:00pm. Water/Refreshments: A water station will be located at Mile 1 and 2 on course. Refreshments and water will also be available at the finish line post race. Split times will be called out at each mile.