Runners won't let 5K fizzle

1,700 expected for Firecracker

Posted: July 3, 2014 at 3:26 a.m.

More than 1,400 runners crossed the finish line at last year’s Firecracker Fast 5K in Little Rock, setting an event record. That record could be broken this year as race organizers expect 1,700 runners for race day.

Runners and walkers who stand in line today to register for the Firecracker Fast 5K will notice only subtle changes from years past.


A map showing the route of the Firecracker Fast 5K.

Firecracker Fast 5K

WHEN 7:30 a.m. Friday

WHERE Intersection of Kavanaugh Boulevard and North University.

REGISTRATION Early: $25. Race day: $30

NOTEWORTHY Race day registration runs from 6 a.m. to 7:15 a.m. in the Bank of America parking lot at the intersection of North University and Kavanaugh Boulevard.

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