Race Description

Cheyenne Firecracker 5K 
2018 Cheyenne Depot Plaza
151 W. Lincolnway, Cheyenne, WY 

July 4, 2018  8:00 a.m. 

  • The scenic 5K course loops through historic downtown Cheyenne and the Crow Creek Greeway. It begins and ends at the Depot Plaza. Runners will head west along 15th Street. The route conncects with the scenic Crow Creek Greenway, passes through Optimist Park, and ends with a viaduct-view of the Union Pacific Depot and rail yard, and finishes in the Depot Plaza.
  • Registration fees include a gender-specific tech T-shirt (100% polyester).  T-shirt and bib# pickup begins at June 26th at the Foot of the Rockies. You can also pick up on Race Day until 7:30 a.m.
  • Walker are welcome! The awards ceremony starts at 9:00 a.m. There will also be some drawings for prizes. The race will be over at 9:30 a.m. Strollers and dogs are allowed. Please keep dogs on a short leash so runners don't trip.
  • There will be food, Starbucks Coffee, Plus, a bib # pull-tab coupon for free beer or root beer at DanielMark's Brewing!
  • "Virtual 5K" option: Wanna run, but can't make it to the race? Or, don't want to run, but would like to support people who struggle with poverty? This option is for you!. You will still get a T-shirt. Just select "Virtual 5K" when you register. You can pick up your t-shirt at the Foot of the Rockies starting on June 26th or on Race Day at the Depot Plaza. (You are encourage to pick it up ahead of time.)
  • Runner's awards include:
    1. Overall male and female winnners.
    2. Age-category 1st and 2nd place winners. Age groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70+
  • Walk-in registration opens on Tuesday, June 26th, at the Foot of the Rockies 1740 Del Range Blvd, Cheyenne, WY 82009. Note, the FORs does not accept credit cards for this event. 
  • Walk-up race-day registration opens at 6:30 a.m. on July 4th. Cash, checks, and credit cards accepted. 
  • This is sure to be a fun time; we hope you and your friends and family will join us!



           Early Start 

Register On Time 

Running Late 

Race Day 

Sept 20, 2017 – March 31, 2018

April 1 – May 31, 2018 

June 1 – July 3, 2018 

July 4, 2018 Independence Day

$25 Adults

$30 Adults

$35 Adults

$40 Adults

Special pricing is available for Kids 14 & under and Seniors 65+. $20

Special pricing is available for Kids 14 & under and Seniors 65+. $25

Special pricing is available for Kids 14 & under and Seniors 65+. $30

Special pricing is available for Kids 14 & under and Seniors 65+. $35


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  •   Course Map
  • Location: Cheyenne, WY
  • Race Date: 07/04/2018 08:00 (Wednesday)
  • Categories: 5K Run , Youth - 14 and Under, Seniors 65+, Virtual Runner
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  • add race to calendar    Add to my calendar 2018-07-04 08:00:00 2018-07-04 08:00:00 America/Denver Cheyenne Firecracker 5K Cheyenne, WY Jerry Egge cheyennefirecracker5k@gmail.com
Cheyenne, WY Weather
Cheyenne Firecracker 5K weather history
  • Based on a 5 year average and a race date of July 4th, Cheyenne, WY can expect temperatures between 70℉ and 85℉ with humidity around 73% and precipitation of 0.12".
    Last year the weather condition was Sunny.
  • Cheyenne, WY current weather
  • Clouds 20.3℉ Clouds