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Firecracker Four Mile Run/Walk: Greater Valley YMCA Race Series

Start: July 4, 2019 8:30 am

End: July 4, 2019 12:00 pm

Cost: $30 for 1 Race or $90 for 4 Races

Firecracker Four Mile Run/Walk:

Greater Valley YMCA Race Series


New in 2019, the The Greater Valley YMCA will hold 4 races as part of the GVYMCA Race Series! This Firecracker race is the first race in the series, followed by the Slate Belt Sprint on August 31, Debbie's Dash on October 12, and the Pumpkin Pie 5k on Thanksgiving!
As either part of the series or as a stand-alone race, the Easton / Phillipsburg Branch will hold its 21st Annual Firecracker 4 Mile Run/Walk this Independence Day! This race is held in memory of Spencer H. Smith.
Join us to kick off your July 4th celebration! Your morning will be filled with fun and smiles during this great event for families as well as competitive runners. Run or walk our beautiful four mile course at Fairview Park in Palmer Township. Strollers welcome! The kids will love our FREE one mile Kids Fun Run around the ball field!
Day-of-Registration opens at 7 AM at the Fairview Park pavilion. Run starts at 8:30 AM and walk starts at 8:35 AM. FREE Kids Fun Run starts 9:30 AM.
Medals awarded for top male/female runner and walker, and top three male/female times by age category.

Learn more and Register for the Entire Race Series or only the Firecracker Race HERE!


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