Thursday, July 4th 2013
Jarvis Creek Park
Register by clicking here.
New Location & Course for 2013
The 2013 Hilton Head Firecracker Run will be staged from scenic Jarvis Creek Park.
The 28th Hilton Head Firecracker 5000 Road Race and Family Fun Walk will be held on Thursday, 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 1500 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 from Chris Jones, Craft Beer Garden, fresh fruit, ice cold refreshments, door prizes, Covert Aire CooZzone 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 here:
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!
(pre-registration is recommended to guarantee event t-shirt )
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 more then 20 different beers. Domestic Beer $3 • Craft Beer $4 ( cash only )
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. Staff will begin stagging runners at 7:45 for start behind Jarvis Creek Park