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‘Firecracker Chase’ back after 20 years

Posted on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 12:02 pm

raceThe Fayetteville Parks and Recreation Department is excited to bring back the Fayetteville Firecracker Chase after a hiatus of over 20 years.

Running has seen a tremendous resurgence over the last few years throughout a variety of age groups and distance levels. A 1-mile fun run, 5K race and 10.2 mile race will be offered in order to make this an event for the entire family.

Age group awards for both male and female for first, second and third places will be given, as well as overall male and female winners in both the 5K and 10.2 mile race. The first 100 individuals who finish the 10.2 mile race will receive a customer finisher’s medal. All runners registered by June 22 will receive a Firecracker Chase shirt.

The event will be held June 29 at 7 a.m. The start and finish will be located at Fayetteville Recreation Department at 1203 Winchester Highway. Post-race food will be served near the finish line for registered runners.

For more information and to register, please visit www.runlincolncounty.com. Online and printable registration forms are available on the website. For additional information, contact the Fayetteville Recreation Department at 433-6059.