Firecracker Rock & Run (5K Run/Walk)


Event Date

Thu, Jul 3, 2014


Great Lakes, IL

About This Activity

This 5K Run/Walk is located on Naval Station Great Lakes, the Navy's only "Boot Camp". This run is part of a larger two day internationally recognized "4th of July Celebration"  (July 3rd & 4th) which brings, family activities, live music/entertainment, world-class food and the best Fireworks Shows, around. In fact, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts headline the main stage on July 3rd.  Race Registration/Packet includes a souvenir shirt.

Male/Female Categories/Awards---Age Groups: 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50 & over

Event schedule and times

This RUN/WALK is on July 3rd, known as Rock, White & Blue Night. The festival opens at 4:00p.m. with food, carnival, vendor fair, bands, and other live entertainment. Race begins at twilight--8:15p.m. Check-In will start at 6:30p.m. at Ross Theater. Limited "day of" registration may be available but at an additional $5 price per category. The race concludes and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts hit the stage at approximately 9:15p.m. and a spectacular Firework Show goes off at 10:30p.m. to conclude the day! Check out our web site for details and more specifics and bring your friends and family!

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