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O’Fallon Chamber of Commerce:  Firecracker Run

Start Your 4th of July With a BANG!

The O’Fallon Chamber of Commerce is proud to host the 28th Annual USATF Certified Firecracker Run where there is something for everyone! The Race begins at 7:00 am and consists of a 10k, 5K and a 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk. Awards will be given to the overall winner for male and female racers of the 5K and 10K. There will also be awards given to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers (male and female) of each class in the 5K and 10K. Ribbons will be given to all participants of the 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk.

The event will begin at the T.R. Hughes Ball Park located in O’Fallon, MO at 900 T.R. Hughes Blvd. A Pace Car will be leading runners through North O’Fallon and the race will end over home plate on the field of the River City Rascals. Runners will be met with a Health Expo, vendors, attendance prizes and an awards ceremony following the event. After the race, stick around the ballpark for the 2012 Heritage & Freedom Fest parade by the City of O’Fallon.

Tek shirts with the Chamber’s official race logo will go to the first 1000 registered runners and walkers. The cost of event is $25 for early registration for the 10K and 5K run and $30 after June 1st. The early registration for the 1Mile fun run walk is $15.00 or $20.00 after June 1st.

You can register online at

There will be race day registration from 6:00 am until 6:30 am July 4th at the event. Packet Pickup will be held on Monday, July 2nd and Tuesday, July 3rd from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm at Big River Running located at 2548 Hwy K, O’Fallon, MO 63366 or race day Monday, July 4th from 6:00am to 6:30am at the River City Rascals Ball Park.