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Firecracker Run on July 4 to offer 10K, 5K, 1-mile Fun Run, and stroller categories

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The O’Fallon Chamber of Commerce and Industries is proud to host the 34th Annual USATF Certified Firecracker Run presented by Mercy on Saturday, July 4, 2018, in O’Fallon, MO.

The race begins at 7 a.m., and consists of a 10K, 5K, Stroller categories, and a 1 Mile Fun Run.

The event will begin at Car Shield Field, 900 T.R. Hughes Boulevard, in O’Fallon. Pace cars provided by Frank Leta Honda will be leading runners through North O’Fallon and the race will end over home plate on the field of the River City Rascals. Runners and spectators will be met with an Expo, Family Fun Area, Awards Ceremony, and the Famous Runner’s Only area, packed with food and drinks for race participants.

Runners and their family and friends are encouraged to stick around the ballpark to watch the 2018 Heritage & Freedom Fest parade by the City of O’Fallon.

Race will happen rain or shine. Race officials may cancel, delay, or change the event in case of extreme weather or other conditions that may affect the safety and health of the participants.

For more information and online registration, go to the event page on the Chamber’s website

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