Firecracker 5k


31st Firecracker 5k Run Walk

July 4th, 2016 – Monday

Wilmington, DE

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In Memory of Frank D. Vari, City Council President

Interested in volunteering?  Please email

Race Time

7:30am- Registration opens
8:30am- Race start

Entry Info

Register online – click here (online registration closes the Thursday before the race at Noon)

Register by mail – universal entry form (Firecracker 5k, c/o Races2Run, PO Box 24, Montchanin, DE 19710). Make checks payable to Races2Run.

Entry fee- $25 pre-registration (until the Thursday before the race at Noon) / $30 after and day of event


Rockford Park
19th Street & Tower Rd.
Wilmington, DE


City of Wilmington Parks & Recreation

Horizon Services


USATF Certified course that starts at Tower Hill School and continues to Greenville.  Finishes at Rockford Park.

Course map

NOTICE: no baby strollers are allowed in the run portion of this event. You may WALK with strollers. No dogs allowed due to insurance liability.  Bibs are non-transferable.  Please reference our policies page for more details.


-Gender specific performance t-shirts to the first 250 registered
-Post race refreshments & music


-Awards for top male/female – trophies
-Awards for top 3 male/female in 10 year age groups 13 & under through 70 & over
-Awards to top 3 male/female walkers


NOVA Timing Systems will chip time using the MYLAPS BibTag Timing System


Click HERE for race results. They will be posted online during the race and complete results will be posted once the race is complete.

2015 Results


Click HERE for race photos. They will be posted online later after the race.


For more information, contact

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Sanctioned by USA Track and Field