Event Location Schoolcraft High School, 551 East Lyons Street, Schoolcraft, MI 49087
About This Event The Schoolcraft Firecracker 5-Miler race has been a traditional part of Schoolcraft's annual 4th of July celebration for many years. After the race, we will give away door prizes, but you must be present to win. Runners who register before June 17 for the 5-mile run will receive a tech shirt. For more information and to stay informed, please like our Facebook page: Schoolcraft Firecracker 5-Miler.
5-Mile Run This race is known for its unique distance as well as its FAST and FLAT course. It will be timed by Mac's Sports Timing for quick and accurate results. You will receive your timing tag and bib number during packet pickup (July 3, 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.) or on the morning of race day (July 4, 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.) when you pick up your race packet. NO TIMING TAG, NO TIME. For safety reasons, we must close the course two hours after the race start.
Registration Fees and Dates Early registration: $25.00 until July 2 (11:59 p.m.) - register by June 17 to receive a tech shirt Online registration closes on July 2 (11:59 p.m.)
Late registration/packet pickup: $30.00 on July 3 (5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.) and July 4 (6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.) at Schoolcraft High School. We cannot provide a tech shirt for registrations after June 17.
Packet Pickup and Late Registration Race packet pickup AND late registration will take place at Schoolcraft High School on July 3 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and the morning of the race, July 4, from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. Late registration cost is $30.00. We cannot provide a tech shirt for registrations after June 17.
T-Shirts Participants will only be guaranteed a tech shirt if they are registered before June 17. We may have a limited quantity of shirts for runners who register on or after June 18 or on race day, so be sure to register early! Extra tech shirts will be available on a first come, first served basis so we can keep costs down to benefit the Schoolcraft Athletic Boosters.
Awards We will provide customized trophies to men's and women's top overall winners and to men's and women's top overall MASTER winners. Customized medals go to top 3 places in 13 different age groups.
Timing and Scoring Timing and scoring will be provided by Mac's Sports Timing. Results will be available following the race and posted online at www.macssportstiming.com. Participants who register online have the option to have results sent to them via text.
1-Mile Fun Run/Walk This is a FREE, fun, non-competitive run/walk for people of all ages that begins at 7:30 a.m. The run/walk takes place on the grounds of Schoolcraft High School. Finishers will receive a participation ribbon.
Celebration Events We look forward to seeing you on July 4 at our RACE LOCATION: SCHOOLCRAFT HIGH SCHOOL! Feel free to join us after the race for many events around town to help celebrate the 4th, including a pancake breakfast, parade, helicopter and fire truck rides, car show and much more.