Firecracker Run
Ratings, Reviews and Statistics

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The race starts and finishes in downtown East Moline (8th Street & 15th Avenue). Musical entertainment is provided along the course. Electronic Tag-Timing by The End Result Company for precise and accurate results. Participants receive a technical short sleeve tee, male and female sizes are available (size guaranteed if registered by June 15). Trophies are awarded to the top three places in each five year age division. Clydesdale (males, 210 lbs+) and Athena (females, 165 lbs+) divisions in both 5K and 10K (Not eligible for age group awards). 5K course is flat and fast. "Fastest East Moliner" award will be awarded to the first male and female. There is also a costume contest, awards will be given out for best patriotic costumes.
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  • Location:

    🇺🇸 8th St and 15th Ave, East Moline, IL, 61244
  • Number of Participants:

    1000 - 4999
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  • Event Cost:

    Not available

Explore the  Firecracker Run - 5k by the Numbers

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The age group with the fatest times for women is 30-39 and for men is 20-29.

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The average winning time for women is 00:18:58 and for men it is 00:15:45.

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The age group with the most female participants is 30-39 accounting for 13.7% of the total. The male age group with the most participants is 30-39 making up 8.3% of the total.

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On average (see 50th percentile) women complete this race in a time of 00:37:60, while men finish in a time of 00:30:35.

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Roughly 38% of runners that complete this 5k race return to run it again in the following year. On average, for a 5k race, only 17% of runners return.

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