The 6th Annual InterCommunity Firecracker 5K, hosted by the Glastonbury River Runners, will take place at 8 AM on Sunday, June 22nd, 2014 at Rotary Field, Olde Stage Road in Glastonbury CT.
Choose between a 5K route and two mile route that will follow a gently rolling course through the Buttonball neighborhood before finishing back at Rotary Field.
Awards will be presented to the top male and female finishers in eight age groups. There is also a ¼ mile fun run that is free for kids.
Registration is $20. Online and paper registration will be available closer to race date. The first 150 registered participants get a free T-shirt.
You can also register on the day, beginning at 7 AM.
Directions & parking
There will be limited parking at Rotary Field on race day. GRR members are encouraged to park at designated overflow parking areas to allow racers more opportunity to park at Rotary Field. Overflow parking will be at Glastonbury High School (3/4 mile to Rotary Field), Brittany Road, Cutter Lane, Wagon Road, and Surrey Lane.
There will be temporary road closures on the race course, including Olde Stage Road, Farmstead Lane, Randolph Road, Robin Road, Carriage Lane, and Founders Road.
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Beginner training program
A free nine-week training program for beginner runners will be offered by the Glastonbury River Runners. The program starts in late April with meetings on Tuesday evenings and Saturday mornings leading up to the race.
Results & photos