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NRG Energy Firecracker 5K 2012

nrglogo NRG Energy Firecracker 5K 2012

The 4th Annual NRG Energy Firecracker 5K, hosted by the Glastonbury River Runners, took place at 9 AM on Sunday, July 1st 2012 at Rotary Field, Olde Stage Road in Glastonbury CT.

Results & photos

Click here for 2012 results from the Firecracker 5K, courtesy of The Last Mile.

Click here for photos from the Firecracker 5K, courtesy of Monica Guy and Brett Roberson. If anyone objects to their or their child’s photo being online, please email info@glastonburyriverrunners.com with the relevant photo ID and we’ll take it off asap.

Congratulations to all runners, but particularly to race winners John Busque (15:54:59) and Lauren Sara (16:57:17), who both slashed the previous course records.

Click here for 2011 results.


Course info

The 5K road race and two mile walk will follow a gently rolling course through the Buttonball neighborhood before finishing back at Rotary Field.

Awards will be presented to the top three male and female finishers in eight age groups. There is also a ΒΌ mile fun run that is free for kids.


Registration is $20. Register online at raceit.com. Alternatively, download and mail in the NRG Energy Firecracker 5K registration form. The first 150 registered participants get a free T-shirt.

You can also register on the day, beginning at 7:30 AM. This promises to be a fun event for runners and walkers of all abilities.

Beginner training program

A free nine-week training program for beginner runners will be offered by the Glastonbury River Runners. The program starts on Saturday, April 28th with meetings on Tuesday evenings and Saturday mornings leading up to the race. For more information, email beginners@glastonburyriverrunners.com.


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