ABOUT THE FIRECRACKER 5K RUN:
The City of Upland is proud to announce our 4th Annual Firecracker 5K Run - the 2nd race in our 2021 Upland 5K Trifecta Challenge, open to runners and walkers of all ages and abilities. This is a perfect way to kick off your 4th of July festivities, while focusing on health and wellness, and while supporting your community.
IN-PERSON PARTICIPATION UPDATE AS OF 6/17/21:
In light of recent COVID guideline changes and anticipated heat waves, staggered start-times will be eliminated for our 5K event. All participants are encouraged to begin the 5K event at 8:00 a.m.! For those individuals wishing to continue socially distancing, please contact Upland Recreation and Community Supervisor, Valerie Guzman-Garcia at (909) 931-4285 by 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 1, so we may accommodate you at 9:00 a.m. Thank you for your understanding and support of this event!
FIRECRACKER 5K EVENT INFORMATION:
*Event T-shirt guaranteed for all registration through Monday, June 21.
*All registration must be completed prior to 12:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 29. Due to COVID restrictions, on-site registration will not be available.
*Participation medals provided to all.
*Medals will be awarded to Overall Finisher - Male & Female for the in-person event.
*Medals will be awarded to the 1st Place Finishers in each age category of the 5K Run for those (10) years of age and older for the in-person event.
*An awards ceremony will not take place this year. The Overall Finisher - Male & Female and 1st Place Finisher medals will be provided at a later date. Individuals will be contacted by phone to schedule a pick-up time.
*All results will be available online through RaceWire. A text or e-mail notification will be provided to you as the event results are updated.
SWAG BAG PICK-UP:
Scheduled to take place on Friday, July 2 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Gibson Senior Center located at 250 N. Third Avenue, Upland.
FIRECRACKER 5K ROUTE:
The Firecracker 5K will start and end at McCarthy Park.
COVID ON-SITE PROTOCOL:
*Social distancing is required.
*To respect the health of participants and City staff, it is requested that all unvaccinated persons continue to wear face masks while in the vicinity of the start line and vendor booths.
*All entry fees are non-refundable.
*The entry fee will not transfer to another 5K Run hosted by the City of Upland.
*This event will be held rain or shine.