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.
This year's event is a socially distanced in-person event, as well as a virtual event for those unable to attend in person. Staggered start times for the in-person event will begin every 15-minutes starting at 8:00 a.m. When prompted to do so, please enter your requested start time.
PLEASE NOTE: All registration must be completed prior to 12:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 29th. Due to COVID restrictions, on-site registration will not be available.
FIRECRACKER 5K EVENT INFORMATION:
*Arrival Time: Please arrive no earlier than twenty (20) minutes prior to your scheduled participation time.
*5K Run Start: The race will open at 8:00 a.m., with staggered start times per individual.
*Run, Don't Walk! 5K Early Bird Registration applies through Monday, May 31st: $30
*Price increase Tuesday, June 1st: $35
*Event T-shirt guaranteed for all registration through Monday, June 21st.
*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.
SWAG BAG PICK-UP:
Scheduled to take place on Friday, July 2nd 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. A site plan will be available Monday, April 12th.
COVID ON-SITE PROTOCOL:
*Social distancing is required.
*Please keep face masks on at all times, until the start of the race.
*Spectators will not be permitted.
*All participants are required to leave immediately after the completion of the 5K Run.
*All results will be posted online. A text message or email notification will be provided to you as the event results are updated.
*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.