Race Description

Runners/Walkers *Chip Timing*

The Warrenville Park District is sponsoring the Annual Firecracker 5k Run/Walk on Wednesday, July 4th. The run kicks off at the Warrenville Park District Recreation Center at 8:00am sharp. The scenic course incorporates the Illinois Prairie Path, Warrenville Grove Forest Preserve, and the streets of downtown Warrenville. The first 400 participants to arrive for packet pick-up are guaranteed a race t-shirt and goody bag. Overall Male and Female winners determined by gun time and the age group winners are determined by their net or chip time. Awards will be given to the top three finishers in each group.

Just for Kids

A 50 yard dash for ages 3-6 and a 100 yard dash for ages 6-10. These dashes will be held following the conclusion of the 5K Race around 9:30am or when all the 5K racers are complete. Kids will receive a t-shirt, until supplies last, and are encouraged to check-in and pick-up their shirt before the start of the 5K race. The kids race will take place at the conclusion of the 5K event, which is typically between 9:15am-9:45am.

NEW - 1 Mile Fun Run

New this year, our 1 mile fun run gets the entire family involved. For those who are not interested in the 5K distance we have a 1 mile Fun Run. This race will be timed, but awards will not be given for this event. Registrants will receive a t-shirt with their registration. The Fun Run will start after the 5K Race, and Kids Races around 10:00am.

Packet/Bib Pick-Up

Early packet pick-up is on Saturday, June 30 from 11am - 1pm at the Warrenville Community Building. 3S240 Warren Ave. Warrenville, IL 60555. *Must register before June 26 to have your packet available for early packet pick-up.* We will also have packet/bib pick-up the day of the race starting at 6:30am.

Day of Registration

Day of Registration will be available if you did not pre-register. Day of registration will be in the Warrenville Community Building located at 3S240 Warren Ave. Warrenville, IL 60555.


To register for multiple events you will have to do one at a time.

No refunds will be given for this event.

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Race Information

  •   Course Map
  • Location: Warrenville, IL
  • Race Date: 07/04/2018 08:00 (Wednesday)
  • Categories: 5K Runner/Walker, 1 Mile Fun Run, Kids Dash - 50 Yard, Kids Dash - 100 Yard
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Warrenville, IL Weather
Firecracker 5K - Warrenville weather history
  • Based on a 5 year average and a race date of July 4th, Warrenville can expect temperatures between 92℉ and 81℉ with humidity around 71% and precipitation of 0.12".
    Last year the weather condition was Moderate or heavy rain shower.
  • Warrenville current weather
  • Clear 31.7℉ Clear