🌟 Firecracker 5k Race for Research 2022 🌟

July 4, 2022 7:30 am - 7:45 pm
Mall Saint Vincent1133 St. Vincent AveShreveport LA 71104
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Welcome to the 38th Anniversary of the Sportspectrum Firecracker 5k Race for Research Run & Healthwalk. 

This coming July 4th, our Nation’s Birthday promises to be celebrated with a special passion and purpose by Americans from coast to coast. 

The 38th running also brings a special milestone to myself and this great run. 

The year was 1985, Springlake Point Apartments, and about 45 weekend warriors took the streets of Springlake to run the first Annual Firecracker. 

Scott Smith was our first overall male with a time of 15:37 and Terry Davis won the ladies crown in 19:00 flat. 

It has been a great ride and a lot of fun sharing my July 4th with all my favorite friends. 

5k Registration:
$20 thru June 3
$25 June 4 thru June 26
$30 June 27 thru July 3
Race day $40.00

Kids 1/2 mile fun run:
$12.00 until July 2
Race day $15.00

Date: Monday, July 4, 2022

Fun run: 7:30am. All kids participating in the 1/2 mile fun run will be awarded a finishers medal. 

Entry fee for Kid’s Fun Run (ages 10 & under) is $12.00 and will include an Official Race t-shirt. (Do not wait until the last minute to sign up. Kids fun run shirts limited to the first 200)

Course Description: 5K (3.1 miles) will start and finish at Mall St. Vincent Parking Lot (directly behind Sears) 

Race will proceed through historic South Highland Subdivision, one of Shreveport’s oldest & most beautiful neighborhoods. A scenic and challenging road race for runners, walkers, and sightseers.

Early Packet Pickup: 

Below are the packet pick dates and times at Sportspectrum, 6970 Fern Avenue.
Monday June 27th through Friday July 1st - 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday July 2nd from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday July 3rd from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Race Day Registration & Check-In: Mall St. Vincent parking lot behind Sears, 7:00—7:45 AM race day check-in. 

You may register race day, but we recommend early registration to guarantee T-shirt. 

Race day Registration is $40.00.
***Please note that we will not hold or mail race shirts. All race shirts not picked up by the start of the race will be given to our wonderful volunteers***



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