2019 Firecracker 5k Run/Walk
5k Run & Walk


Thursday, July 04, 2019

On site registration opens at 8:00am.  Race starts at 9:15am.

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W. Chester Pike across from Broomall Fire Company

Broomall, Pennsylvania 19008

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     The online registration deadline for this event has passed. Registration and packet pick-up are available at The Running Place on Tuesday, July 2nd and Wednesday, July 3rd from 4 pm to 6 pm. Onsite registration begins at 8 am the morning of the race.


VERY IMPORTANT - There is no parking near the registration, due to construction of the new Fire House. Please click on our location map for a parking map with updated parking locations, which include the streets near Malin and RT3 intersection, the Greek Church on Malin Road, or the Delaware County Intermediate Unit on Malin Road. Also, the Registration Table is going to be in the Well Fargo Parking Lot near the intersection of Malin Rd and RT 3 (West Chester Pike). Parking locations are indicated with blue lines and boxes. The Broomall Rotary’s Firecracker 5K will precede the Marple Newtown 4th of July Parade. The parade and race day is Thursday, July 4, 2019*. Course: The 5K race course is along the parade route in front of the parade spectators. Starts on West Chester Pike at Malin Road, proceeds west along West Chester Pike past Bryn Mawr Avenue in Newtown Sq., U-turn back to the starting point. Water at 1 mile & 2 miles. - Chip Timing - Cold towels on course - Plenty of toilets - Great prizes Registration Options: - Adult ($20; $25 after June 21) - Family (6 runner max/3 shirt max) ($50; $65 after June 21) - Youth (17&Under;) ($15; $20 after June 21) T-Shirts: For all that register by June 21, 2019; while supplies last for others. Our cause: The Broomall Rotary has been performing community and international service work since 1961. The race proceeds fund Broomall Rotary’s local charitable service projects. PRIZES Ceremony at 10:30AM; Categories: Top 3 M&F - Overall; and by age group - 14 & Under; 15-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+ Packet Pick up dates will be Tuesday, July 2nd and Wednesday, July 3rd from 4 to 6 pm at the running place in Newtown Square. * Rain Date: This will be updated as soon as we know.