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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!
The Races/Results
 

• 2019 Genesis Firecracker Run Results - available July 4th, 2019

2019 Genesis Firecracker Run Results


• For 2018 Genesis Firecracker Run Results - click here
• For 2017 Genesis Firecracker Run Results- click here
• For 2016 Genesis Firecracker Run Results
- click here
• For 2015 Genesis Firecracker Run Results
- click here
• For 2014 Genesis Firecracker Run Results
- click here
• For 2013 Genesis Firecracker Run Results
- click here
• For 2012 Genesis Firecracker Run Results
- click here
• For 2011 Genesis Firecracker Run Results
- click here
• For 2010 Genesis Firecracker Run Results
- click here


Pancake Breakfast
7:30 A.M. - 11:00 A.M. – Thursday, July 4th, 2019


• 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

 


NEW! RED DRESS DIVISION - 5K & 10K
Can You Run - Just For Fun - In A Red Dress?


Awards for Fastest Male & Female in both 5K & 10K

Awards for Fastest Team in both the 5K & 10K
- Must be co-ed.
- Must have at least 3 on team.
- Finish times from first 3 finishers from each team shall be averaged for team's official time.

Every participant in (individual or team) shall be eligible for open division awards.

Enter the Red Dress Division during online registration.

At packet pick-up, please check in at the "solutions" table for your special bib.


5K/10K Races - Course map (pdf file)
7:30 A.M. - Thursday, July 4th, 2019

• 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. – Thursday, July 4th, 2019

• Kids ages 8 and under are encourage to participate.

• All participants will receive a commemorative finishers ribbon.

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

• Out-N-Back Course.

 


THE TBK Mile
9:15 A.M. – Thursday, July 4th, 2019

• Presented by TBK Bank.

• 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.

 


2019 Awards Ceremony
9:30 A.M. – Thursday, July 4th, 2019

• Awards given in the following order 5K, 1 Mile, 10K. add Red Dress Division

 


Aquent Hospital Bed Race
10:00 A.M. – Thursday, July 4th, 2019

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 that is also a magnet!

• *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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