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Firecracker 5K

When: July 4, 2021
Where: Peru, IN
Race type(s): 5K

Celebrate Independence Day by participating in the 17th Annual Firecracker 5K in Peru, Indiana!!! Awesome performance t-shirts, custom designed finisher medals, disposable tag timing, great food, cool grab bag goodies, a Garmin Forerunner Drawing, and awards (including Most Patriotic Participants) are all included (MUST register by June 27, 2021 in order to guarantee a shirt and a grab bag). Plus, you may find video footage of yourself in the race thanks to TZ Drone Photography!!!

The race will be held on Sunday, July 4, 2021 at 8:00AM at the Peru Fire Department, located on 85 W Canal St in Peru, IN. Race day registration is from 7:00AM to 7:45AM. Early Registration (Received by June 1, 2021) – $15.00/Late Registration – $20.00

Award categories include Overall Male/Female Finishers, 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Place Finishers (Male/Female) in the following Age Groups (14 and Younger, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+), AND Most Patriotic Participants.

Garmin Forerunner Drawing: All participants receive one entry. Register by June 27, 2021 for one additional entry. (Donated by Breakaway Bike Shop)

Proceeds benefit the Miami County YMCA where we focus on youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility!

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Registrations are also accepted at the Miami County YMCA AND online at