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Hilton Head Firecracker 5000 5K Run

Date: Thursday, July 4, 2019 • 8:00AM - 11:00AM

Location: Hilton Head Island

Address: 39 Shelter Cove Ln, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Hilton Head Firecracker 5000 5K Run

The 33rd Annual Hilton Head Firecracker 5K Run and Family Fun Walk will be held on Thursday, July 4th 8:00am at Shelter Cove Community Park on Hilton Head Island. The Hilton Head Firecracker Run is the largest and oldest road race in Beaufort County and one of the top ten races in the state of South Carolina. Over 1,700 runners and walkers from across the United States annually participate in this fun, healthy, family event.

The festive post-race celebration features a Children's Fun Run, music, fresh fruit, ice cold refreshments, door prizes, and more! A percentage of proceeds from the event benefits local charities including: The Hilton Head Rotary Club, Hilton Head High School Cross Country Team, and other local charities.

5K ENTRY FEE & REGISTRATION

• $25 Kids 5K Run - (12 and under) 

• $30 Adult 5K Run

• Add $5 late fee on all entries after 6/27/18 - $10 on July 4th

• Call BFS for group discounts (8 or more, pre-registration only, not available after 6/27 )

Run Divisions (no duplications)

Male and Female

• 8 and under, 9-12, 13-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 85 and over.

• Male Clydesdale - 200 lbs and over (34 and under - 35 and over)

• Zina Women’s Division - 145 lbs and over

The race will be chip-timed (gun start) with a state of the art Timing System from CRRS.

Register for Firecracker Children’s Fun Run

Parents can pre-register their child for the fun run online or at Packet Pick-Up on July 3rd or July 4th. Registration is $10 per child ($5 late fee after 6/27 ) and includes a bib, t-shirt and finishers prize! We recommend pre-registration to guarantee event t-shirt.) Kids 8 years and under, takes place inside Shelter Cove Community Park. Beginning at 9AM, the race is broken down into three heats: Registration is $10 per child ($5 late fee on race day) and includes a bib, t-shirt and finishers prize!

• Age 3 and under: 25-yards run beginning at 9AM

• Ages 4-5: 50-yards run beginning at 9:05AM

• Ages 8 and under: 100-yards beginning at 9:10AM

Distance and times are approximate.

POST RACE PARTY

Music, Refreshments, Door Prizes, and more!

FOOD VENDORS

Some vendors will provide free small samples to runners. Cash sales for seconds and non-runners.

NEW YORK CITY PIZZA PARTY ON THE PATIO

Looking for an ice cold beer and slice after the Firecracker Run? Visit the official "Post Race Patio Party" at New York City Pizza for cheap drafts and more.

8:00 Start - Arrive Early

Free parking is available in and around Shelter Cove Harbour.

No parking is available in front of Kroger.

Colorful Performance (TECH) T-shirts to all!

Adult participants who pre-register (first 1,400) will receive a Performance t-shirt. Late registration and kids 12 and under will receive cotton t-shirts.