Firecracker 5K + 1 Mile Sparkler Run

Firecracker 5K + 1 Mile Sparkler Run
Date Jul 2023 (TBD)
Distance 1mi, 5k
Course Type Road

Race Information

The Firecracker 5K and/or 1 Mile is a run/walk in the heart of Annandale during one of the greatest Independence Day celebrations in the state of Minnesota! This is a family-friendly yet competitive event. Both the 1 Mile and 5K courses are certified and chip timed. All proceeds and donations benefit the St. John's Mission Trip Fund and the Annandale Activity Fee Scholarship Fund.

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