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  • Date: Saturday, July 5, 2014
  • Location: Huntersville, NC
  • Race Start Time: 7:45 AM
  • Race Distance: 5K, Super Soaker 100 yd dash
  • Registration Closes: Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 7:45 am

Race Description

Continue your holiday by participating in the 12th Annual Firecracker 5k. For the novice to the expert competitive runner, this road race features a medium to moderate course, fun and festive atmosphere and race participation qualifies you for a full day of fun in the sun at HFFA. Back by popular demand – Super Soaker 100 Yard Dash for kids. Don’t forget to bring your super soaker to cool off the kids as they DASH to the finish line! Proceeds go to benefit the HFFA Scholarship Program for Summer Camp/Preschool.

Stay and Play at HFFA
One race registration (per family) qualifies your family (up to 4 members) for free daily admission to enjoy all that HFFA has to offer. Additional admissions may be purchased for only $4 per person. Outdoor Splash Pool will open at 10am.

Important Details

Course Description:

This is a loop course that starts & finishes at HFFA. These are open roads with a lead cyclist, course markers and police assistance for temporary road closings at heavy intersections.
HFFA Firecracker Map 2014 300 dpi

Super Soaker 100 Yard Dash:
This is a 100 yard dash that will start and finish in front of HFFA. Ideal for kids ages 3-10.

Entry Fees


  • $25.00 Through July 4
  • $30.00 Race Day

Super Soaker 100 Yard Dash

  • $8.00 Through July 4
  • $10.00 Race Day
This pricing is based upon Date. Once a date is reached the price will increase to the next tier
On-site registration is available for this event during packet pick up hours.

Packet Pickup

Friday, July 4
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
@ Huntersville Family Fitness & Aquatics Center
11725 Verhoeff Drive
Huntersville, NC 28078

Saturday, July 5
6:30 AM – 7:30 AM
@ Huntersville Family Fitness & Aquatics Center
11725 Verhoeff Drive
Huntersville, NC 28078


Packet pick up is encouraged prior to race day. Please allow 24 hours from time of race registration for packet to be ready for pick up. Race shirts are guaranteed for the first 200 registered participants; sizes are first come first serve. We will provide you with an alternative shirts size in the event your first size is not available.

For additional information visit www.hffa.com or email Smadison@huntersville.org


  • 6:30am Race Day Registration Opens/Packet Pick Up
  • 7:30am 5K Registration Closes
  • 7:45am 5k Race Begins
  • 8:45am 100 Yard Dash Registration Closes
  • 9:00am 100 Yard Dash Begins
  • 9:15 Awards

Parking for the event will be at HFFA and across the street at Huntersville Athletic Park.


Top 3 in each of the following categories:

  • Top 3 M/F Overall
  • Top 3 Age Groups (M/F):11 & under 12-14, 15-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
  • Top 3 Super Soaker 100 Y Dash finishers receive a super soaker

Top 3 overall male and top 3 overall female will be win cash prize.
1st Place – $150
2nd Place – $100
3rd Place – $50

Dick’s Bucks Awarded to top 3 male and top 3 female in each age division.
1st Place – $20
2nd Place – $10
3rd Place – $5

Awards ceremony will be held immediately following the 100 Yard Dash at the finish line area. Those awards not picked up will be available at the Guest Relations Desk for 72 hours.

Policies and Refunds

REFUND POLICY: Entries are non-refundable and cannot be transferred from person to person.