Race Description

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

July 4, 2018  8:00 a.m. 

  • Race results for July 4, 2018 race are now posted here
  • The scenic and fun 5K course loops through historic downtown Cheyenne and follows the Crow Creek Greenway. (Half the course is on Greenway.) It begins and ends at the Depot Plaza. Runners will head west along 15th Street. The route connects 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 28th 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 are allowed.
  • The race is pet friendly; dogs are allowed. However, animals are not allowed on the Plaza area, per City Ordinance, unless they are certified service animals.  If you jog with a dog, please keep it on a short leash so runners don't trip.
  • There will be food, Starbucks Coffee, and drawings for prizes. A coupon for a free beer or root beer will be included with each runner's bid #. See the backside of your Bib# for details on when and how it's redeemable 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. If you want, we will mail you your t-shirt if ordered by June 25th or you can pick it iup at the Foot of the Rockies starting on June 28th 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 winners.
    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+
  • Besides online registration, you can:
    1. Register from June 28  through 3:00 p.m. on July 3 at the Foot of the Rockies 1740 Del Range Blvd, Cheyenne, WY 82009.  Note, the FORs does not accept credit cards for this event. 
    2. 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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Race Information

  •   Course Map
  • Location: Cheyenne, WY
  • Race Date: 07/04/2019 08:00 (Estimated)
  • Categories: 5K Run , Youth - 14 and Under, Seniors 65+, Virtual Runner
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  • Race Results: 2018

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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
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