Firecracker run blazes through the Fourth

Posted: June 30, 2014 at 2:39 a.m.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RICK MCFARLAND --07/04/13-- The start of the Firecracker Fast 5K race in Little Rock Thursday morning. The first person to cross the finish line was Tim Richard, 25, of North Little Rock and he is shown behind runner 1104's right elbow and the first female to cross was Erika Setzler, 21, of Conway, and she is visible second from the right wearing number 622. Richards' time was 15:37:13 and Setzler's was 17:07:50.

The nation's birthday is coming. There will be singing. There will be flags. There will be fireworks. And there will be cookouts overflowing with food. But indulging at cookouts can lead to guilt, and guilt just has no place at a party.

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