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Welcome to the City of East Moline, Illinois
The Firacker Run is a non-profit organization.  Proceeds from the event benefit Quad Cities Area community organizations.  Thank you for supporting  the Firecracker Run!
Kiddie Run, The National Bank Mile, 5K Run/Walk, 10K Run, Hostpital Bed Races, Guns N Hoses Challenge, Post Race Party July 4, 2012, East Moline, IL
The Races/Results
 

• 2017 Genesis Firecracker Run Results - available July 4th, 2017

2017 Genesis Firecracker Run Results


• For 2016 Genesis Firecracker Run Results - click here
• For 2015 Genesis Firecracker Run Results
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• For 2014 Genesis Firecracker Run Results
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• For 2013 Genesis Firecracker Run Results
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• For 2012 Genesis Firecracker Run Results
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• For 2011 Genesis Firecracker Run Results
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• For 2010 Genesis Firecracker Run Results
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Pancake Breakfast
6:30 A.M. - 11:00 A.M. – Tuesday, July 4th, 2017


• Sponsored by the East Moline Fire Fighters Association
• Benefiting MDA (Muscular Dystrophy Association)

Location:
American Legion, Post 227, 829 16th Avenue, East Moline
(1/2 block from start/finish line) Adults $5, Children (12u) $3

 


5K/10K Races - Course map (pdf file)
7:30 A.M. - Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

• Start and finish lines are downtown East Moline (8th Street & 15th Avenue).

• Musical entertainment provided along the course.

• Electronic Tag-Timing by The End Result Company for precise and accurate results: www.TheEndResultCo.com

• 10K Course to have a split-time location at halfway

• Technical short sleeve tees to all participants-male and female sizes.
Size guaranteed if registered by June 15.

• On site printout of individual race results.

• Trophies to top (3) three places in each (5) five year age division.

• Clydesdale (males, 210 lbs+) and Athena (females, 165 lbs+) divisions in both 5K and 10K. Not eligible for age group awards.

• The 5K is flat and fast, while the 10K is hilly and challenging.

"Fastest East Moliner" awards for first male and female.

• Guns ‘N’ Hoses Challenge - see below

• Costume Contest - Awards for best patriotic costumes.

 


Kiddie Run
8:45 A.M. – Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

• Kids ages 8 and under are encourage to participate.

• All participants will receive a commemorative finishers medal.

• This is a fun run, not timed, clock will be displayed.

• Out-N-Back Course.

 


The Triumph Mile
9:15 A.M. – Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

• Presented by Triumph.

• 1st, 2nd and 3rd place trophies to males and females in each age division: 8, 9, 10, 11, & 12.

• All participants will receive a commemorative finishers medal.

• Out-N-Back Course.

• This event is chip-timed, clock will be displayed also.

 


2017 Awards Ceremony
9:30 A.M. – Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

• Awards given in the following order 5K, 1 Mile, 10K.

 


Hospital Bed Races
10:00 A.M. – Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

For an application - click here
For more information call: (309) 751-9800 or e-mail the Race Director - click here

Hospital Bed Races Hospital Bed Races

Photos: Courtesy of The Dispatch & The Rock Island Argus.

 



Guns ‘N’ Hoses Challenge

• When registering you'll be asked to specify City/Dept/Team Name.

• G-n-H participants can enter either the 5K or 10K. A team's time will consist of averaging the 4 fastest times. Team members can enter either the 5K or 10K (if 10K we use half of your finish time).

• Teams comprised of current or retired members of QC area police and fire departments.

• Teams must have a 4 person minimum, police, fire, or combination.

• Times for each team will be combined by using the 4 fastest team finishers’ average times.

• Winning team will receive the traveling trophy to display at their dept/city hall.

• Each team member must submit an individual entry and specify which team (department) they represent.

 



Take The Quad Cities Challenge

• Register and finish any race in all three events of the Firecracker Run, Freedom Run, and Quad Cities Marathon to receive a commemorative "Quad Cities Challenge" gold coaster!

• *No additional Fee for Challenge.

• *Finishers of the "Quad Cities Challenge" will receive their Challenge Coaster at the Quad Cities Marathon Expo.

Register here:

Quad Cities Marathon - registration

Freedom Run - registration

 

 

Register online for the Firecracker Run. No online fees. Title Sponsor: Genesis Health Systems
Thank for suppporting the Firecracker Run.
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