The O’Fallon Chamber of Commerce is proud to host the 30th Annual USATF Certified
Firecracker Run on Friday, July 4, 2014, in O’Fallon, MO. The Firecracker Run
offers something for everyone so bring everyone and start your 4th of July off with a bang!

The Firecracker Run offers your business or organization a chance to connect with hundreds of runners and their families.Don’t miss out on this opportunity to reach so many people and partner with us!
Friday, July 4th, 2014

6:00 am - Race Day Registration

7:00 am - 5K/10K Race Begins
               Health Expo Open
               Runners Only Area Open

8:00 am - 1 Mile Fun Run

8:30 am - Awards Ceremony
River City Rascals Ballpark
900 T.R. Hughes Blvd.
O’Fallon, MO 63366
We recommend giving yourself plenty of time to get to the ballpark the morning of the race. T.R. Hughes Blvd is closed at the intersection of Cool Springs to Tom Ginnever. You can turn right at Cool Springs, left at the stop signs and that will take you to Tom Ginnever where the ballpark will be located on your left.
Parking will be located across from the Rascals Ballpark on the west side of T.R. Hughes Blvd. Participants can then use the bridge to safely walk over T.R. Hughes Blvd. After the race Tom Ginnever will be closed to traffic at 9:30 am so make sure you leave before then unless you wish to stay for the parade.
Heritage & Freedom Fest Parade
The City of O'Fallon's 2014 Heritage & Freedom Fest Parade will start at 9:30 a.m. so be sure to bring the family and stick around after the race.
Wednesday, July 2 @ 10am - 8pm
Thursday, July 3 @ 10am - 8pm

Big River Running
2548 Hwy K
O’Fallon, MO 63368

You can also pickup packets on the day of the race from 6:00-6:45 a.m. at the Rascals Ballpark.

If you did not register before June 1st then it will be first come, first served for the t-shirt sizes so we recommend coming to packet pick-up early to get your preferred t-shirt size.
1 Mile Fun Run

5K Race Route

10K Race Route 

The race route is USTAF certified.
About the Run
Firecracker Run proceeds benefit the mission of the O’Fallon Chamber of Commerce: The O’Fallon Chamber of Commerce is committed to promoting economic vitality in O’Fallon and the St. Charles County Region while providing members with networking opportunities, education, and advocacy in public policy decisions affecting business.
Pets & Strollers
Strollers are allowed in all of the races. Children who are in a stroller do not have to register for the race; they will not receive a shirt or bib. We do ask that stroller please be respectful of the other runners and stay to the back of the run.

Due to the safety of our runners and the animals, pets will not be allowed to participate in the Firecracker Run.
We are asked all the time if walkers are welcome and we happily say yes!
Online Registration
(Please note, you will be redirected BazuSports to complete the registration process.)

Mail-In Registration
(All mail-in registrations must be postmarked by June 25th, 2014.)

See you on July 4th for the 30th annual Firecracker Run!

Race will happen rain or shine. Race officials may cancel, delay or change the event in case of extreme weather or other conditions that may affect the safety and health of the participants. In the event of cancellation, refunds will not be issued.
5K & 10K Run:
$25 (March 1 to May 31, 2014)
$30 (June 1 to July 3, 2014)
$35 (Race Day Registration)

1 Mile Fun Run:
$15 (March 1 to May 31, 2014)
$20 (June 1 to July 3, 2014)
$25 (Race Day Registration)
Cotton T-Shirts are garunteed to the first 1,500 runners. Size is only guaranteed to runners registered by May 31st, after that shirts are available on a first come, first serve basis (i.e. shirt sizes are not guaranteed after May 31st).

Also includes entrance into the Runners Only Area which will be full of  food, drinks and beer and tons of freebies in the Health Expo.

The 1 Mile Fun Run is not a timed race. The O'Fallon Chamber is not responsible for unsupervised children who participate in the Fun Run.
Volunteer Registration
All volunteers receive a shirt and a free breakfast the morning of the race provided by McDonald's. You must register online to gaurantee a shirt and size of choice by June 13, 2014.

There will also be a volunteer party to go over details with food and drink provided.

Please contact for more details.
Top overall male and female racers of the 5K & 10K. Awards also given to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers (male and female) of each class in the 5K & 10K. Ribbons will be given to all participants of the 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk.

Health Expo, vendors, attendance prizes will follow the event.
2013 Race Results
Check out photos here on facebook.
Spread the word about Firecracker Run! Please tell your friends, family, co-workers and fellow runners about the 30th Annual Firecracker Run in O'Fallon, Missouri, on July 4th. It's easy using the links above.