Registrations are still being accepted for the 2022 Charley Western Firecracker 5 on July 4th in Charles City.
Organized by Main Street Charles City, the Firecracker 5 celebrates its 20th anniversary with both a 5K and a 5-Mile race, both beginning at 7:30 a.m. Monday morning near Comet Field and the Charles City High School. Registration the day of the races begins at 6:30 a.m. Information on pre-registration can be found below.
Medals will be awarded for the overall winners, as well as first, second and third place in each of the 12 different age categories for both men and women. There will also be special awards for “Best Outfit” and “Best Team Outfits,” plus drawings for prizes.
Proceeds from this event go towards maintenance and improvements to the community recreational trail.
Registration forms are available at the Community Development Office at 401 North Main St., by emailing [email protected], or by going online to: runsignup.com/Race/IA/CharlesCity/CharleyWesternFirecracker5.