Fleet Feet Sports Easy Runner
This regional road race has become a 4th of July race tradition. The race will celebrate its 41st year in 2017. Runner’s World Magazine has called this course one of the fastest in the USA.
- The course records are held by Ruben Reina with 13:26 and Collette Murphy with 15:23.
- The race has been the first road race of many runners. Governor Huckabee ran his first road race as governor in 2004.
- Running legends Bill Rodgers, Frank Shorter, and Joan Benoit Samuelson have each run the Firecracker several times.
- 2016 winners were Elizabeth Gillette in a time of 18:10:80 and Shaun Koehn in a time of 16:04.70.
If you want a race that is fast and fun, join the race on July 4th this summer!