2017 Race Info:
  • image description Saturday, June 24 2017
  • image description Salt City Splash Aquatic Center
    Carey Park
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Additional Contact Info:
  • image description Questions? Who To Contact:

    Adam Richter, Director of Community Events
    Email: arichter@hutchrec.com
    Phone: (620) 663-6179

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2017 Event Information

Firecracker 8k/5k & 1-mile Run/Walk

Join us for this family-friendly event! The 8k and 5k are officially chip timed with official awards given out in a variety of age groups. 1-mile is untimed. Runners and walkers welcome, as well as strollers and dogs on leashes.

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Thank you to our 2017 Firecracker Sponsors: Summit, Portfolio Recovery Associates, DCIFirst National Bank of Hutchinson

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Firecracker 8k/5k/1-Mile Run/Walk

Event info

RACE LOCAL! All proceeds go back to Hutchinson community through Hutch Rec’s youth scholarship fund and Downtown Kiwanis Club and its youth programs.

When & Where:
  • Saturday, June 24th, 2017 in Carey Park
Route Information:
Weather Cancellation Policy:
  • In the case of inclement weather, the event may be delayed up to one (1) hour from the original start time or canceled, depending on the severity of conditions. Safety of the participants is the top priority of the sponsoring organizations. Due to the costs of putting together an event of this magnitude, refunds will not be given. No makeup dates will be scheduled.
Refund Policy:
  • Due to the magnitude of planning an event of this type, refunds will not be accepted, including those related to weather cancellations. We also do not allow transfer or purchase of bib numbers. For more information, please contact race director Adam Richter at arichter@hutchrec.com or (620) 663-6179.
Packet Pick-Up Information:
  • Advanced packet pick-up will be available on Friday, June 23rd at Hutch Rec’s Downtown Office (17 E. 1st) from 2-5 p.m. Day-of packet pick-up will take place just outside of the Salt City Splash concessions area (near the start line) from 5:30-6:45 a.m. Individuals may pick up packets for family and friends, but Hutch Rec/Firecracker 8k/5k/1-Mile Run/Walk is not responsible for lost or stolen packets.

Firecracker 8k/5k/1-Mile Run/Walk

Schedule of Events

FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 2017
  • Packet pick-up and registration available at Hutch Rec’s Downtown Office, 17 E. 1st (2pm-5pm)
  • 8K – 7:00 am start
  • 5K –  7:15 am start
  • 1-Miler – 8:00 am start