4th of July Blast 5K & Lit’l Firecracker 2K Run/Walk

4th of July Blast 5K & Lit’l Firecracker 2K Run/Walk

Jul 1, 2023

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Race Distance


Adult only

Course Type

Point to point

Event details

4th of July Blast 5K

Join Valpo Parks for the annual 4th of July Blast 5K Run/Walk through downtown Valparaiso and burn some calories before heading to your afternoon barbecue!  

Overall &  Age Group Awards – Top Overall Male & Top Overall Female, Top Masters Male & Top Masters Female, Top 3 Male and Female in the following age groups: 14 & under,15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and up.

Firecracker 2K Fun Run/Walk

Perfect for families and younger participants! The FUN run/walk will start and finish at the Starting Line of the 5K and will begin at 9:10AM. This is a non-competitive event that will not be timed. Finisher medals & shirts will be given to all participants! The course will close at 10AM.

Packet Pick Up

  • 5K Blast and 2K Lit'l Firecracker participants may pick up their packets at Extra Mile Fitness, 3400 N. Calumet Ave., Valparaiso, IN on June 29th and 30th.
  • Day of pickup will start at 6:30am on site.

* Any packets or shirts not picked up for either race will be available the day of the race.

Register by 6/15 to guarantee a shirt and/or medal.  No shirt option saves $5.
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4th of July Blast 5K & Lit’l Firecracker 2K Run/Walk

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