29th Annual

Hilton Head Island Firecracker 5000

Friday, July 4th - 2014

Jarvis Creek Park

 


2014 On-Line Registration




Jonathan Dyer/The Island Packet

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The 29th Hilton Head Firecracker 5000 Road Race and Family Fun Walk will be held on Friday, July 4 at 8:00am at Jarvis Creek Park on Hilton Head Island. The Hilton Head Firecracker 5000, is the largest and oldest road race in Beaufort County and one of the top ten races in the State of South Carolina. Over 1600 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, Live music, Craft Beer Garden, 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 The Hilton Head Runners Club.

Firecracker Children’s Fun Run - Every child receives a prize for participation!
The Firecracker Children’s Fun Run is designed for kids 8 years and under and takes place inside Jarvis Creek Park.
Beginning at 9 a.m., the race is broken down into three heats:
  ( distance are approximate )


             Age 3 and Under: 25-yards run beginning at 9 am
             Ages 4-5: 50-yards run beginning at 9:05 am
             Ages 8 & under: 100-yards beginning at 10:10 am                                   

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.

Pre-Registration is $10 per child ( $5 late fee ) and includes a bib, t-shirt and finishers prize!

(we recomend pre-registration to guarantee event t-shirt )

5K ENTRY FEE & REGISTRATION
• $25 Kids 5K Run - ( 12 & under )
• $30 Adult 5K Run

   Add $5 late fee on all entries after 6/27 / $10 on July 4th
• Call BFS for group discounts ( 8 or more / pre-registration only - Not available on July 4th )

POST RACE BEER GARDEN ( cash only )
Enjoy an ice cold craft or domestic beer after the Firecracker 5000 at our new Craft Beer Garden.

The Post Race Beer Garden will feature Domestic Beers $3 • Craft Beer $4 ( cash only )

FOOD VENDORS
Some vendors will provide free small samples to runners - cash sales for seconds & non runners.

8:05 Start - Arrive Early

Free parking is available at the Hilton Head School Campus.

Please allow at least 30 to 45 minutes to park and walk to Jarvis Creek Park

We will begin stagging runners at 7:45 for start behind Jarvis Creek Park

Jarvis Creek Park

Opened in 2003, this public park has quickly become a favorite gathering-place for family groups and parties. Its 53 acres (11 of which are a man-made lake) offers amenities such as picnic areas with grills, restrooms, and playgrounds. There is also a floating dock on the park's lake, which is stocked with bass for catch-and-release fishing. Extensive trails run throughout the park, including bike-friendly asphalt paths that connect to those leading into town.

   

 

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



COLORFUL PERFORMANCE ( TECH ) SHIRTS TO ALL....
Adult Participants who pre-register ( first 1400 ) will receive a Performance ( tech ) T's.

Late registration and Kids 12 & under will receive cotton shirts.

Course Map
5K Run & Health Walk


Run DIVISIONS   ( NO DUPLICATIONS )
Male & Female    
    8 & 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 & over.
Male Clydesdale
    200 lbs & over  (34 & Under - 35 & Over)
Zina Women’s Division - 145 & over  

PARKING - Arrive Early

Free parking is available at the Hilton Head School Campus.

Please allow at least 30 - 45 minutes to park and walk to Jarvis Creek Park

 


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