Virtual Firecracker 5K

Whether you're a seasoned runner or someone just looking for a fun,  healthy outdoor activity - our virtual race lets you go at your own pace on your own schedule. No crowds, no parking, no official starting line.

 

 

As we take precautions and social distance, we would like to invite you to join us for our first Virtual Firecracker 5k Run/Walk!

Whether you're a seasoned runner or someone just looking for a fun, healthy outdoor activity - our virtual race lets you go at your own pace on your own schedule. No crowds, no parking, no official starting line.

 

What: Run, walk or roll 3.1 miles/5 kilometers (or more)

Where: Map your own route (or use a treadmill), track your own time and then report back to us.

When: Complete your "race" between July 4 and July 11, 2020.

Who: Open to all ages and abilities.

Cost: $20.  Including t-shirt medal and bib.  Race packets will be available for pick up on July 1 from 6pm to 8pm.

Registration is closed

We also are offering an option to partipate for free! Print your own bib at home!Click here

 

FAQs

What is a virtual 5k? How does it work?

There is no specific location, just run, walk, jog, or treadmill between Saturday  July 4th and Thursday July 11th. It’s your race at your PACE. Post your results with #Sparks2020 on the event page.

How do I track my 5k run/walk?

There are many great free tracking apps available from your smartphone or smartwatch! Here's a few of our favorite:

How do I submit my 5k run/walk results?

Send your results by posting on our event page with #Sparks2020 Be sure to tag @cityoftuscola  to help motivate your friends! No official result are required, all for fun!

Where do I complete my race?

The great thing about a virtual race is you can complete it where ever you would like!

Do I have to complete the 5k all at once or can I split it up?

You set the pace! The best thing about a virtual race is the ability to complete it on your own time. Ultimately, you set the pace, complete it all at once or take your time, the goal is to just finish.

Do I have to be a runner to join?

NOPE! Run, walk, jog, or treadmill your race!

Can kids participate as well?

YOU BET! We do not have any set age limit.

When do I pick up my shirt?

Race packets will be available on July 1 from 6pm to 8pm at North Pavilion at Ervin Park. If you request for you packet to be mailed, packets will be mailed on July 1.

 

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