Firecracker 5K slated for Saturday


The 32nd annual Firecracker 5K will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday in Ansonia.

ANSONIA – The 32nd annual Firecracker Run, which is held in conjunction with the Ansonia Fourth of July celebration, will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday at Ansonia Schools.

Awards will be presented to the top three male and female runners overall. Also, awards will be given to the first, second and third place runners in each age division plus the first place team.

Age divisions are 10 and younger, 11 to 14, 15 to 18, 19 to 24, 25 to 29, 30 to 34, 35 to 39, 40 to 44, 45 to 49, 50 to 54, 55 to 59, 60 to 64, 65 to 69 and 70 and older for males and females.

A drawing for door prizes will be held after the awards. Refreshments also will be available at the finish line.

Race-day registration is $20 with a shirt or $15 without a shirt. Extra shirts will be available the day of the race while supplies last.

Registration forms also can be picked up at Club 7 Sports, Snap Fitness and the YMCA. Online registration is available at

For information, call 937-659-0037.

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