The first ever Firecracker 5K/10K to benefit Henry County Special Olympics will be held on Wednesday, July 4, 2012 at Nash Farm Park in Hampton.
The event features a 5K and 10K race, as well as 1 Mile Walk and Tot Trot. Pre-registration for the 5K is $20 or $25 on race day; 10K is $25 and $30 on race day; and the one-mile is $15 or $20 on race day. The Tot Trot is free to ages six and under, and there are discounts available for pre-registered teams of ten or more. Participants may also upgrade to an all-day wristband for an extra $5 to watch Henry County’s Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza later that evening.
Prizes will be awarded for patriotic costumes and tee shirts are guaranteed to those who pre-register before June 28. Registration on-site will take place from 6:45 to 7:45 and the 5K/10K will begin at 8 a.m., followed by the One-Mile at 8:15 a.m. and the Tot Trot at 9 a.m.
Participants may register online at www.active.com or print registration forms from www.hcprd.org. Checks should be made payable to Henry County Parks and Recreation Special Olympics.