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July 04, 2018- Wednesday

$1000 Firecracker Mile




  • Clawson
  • P.o. Box 105
  • 48017
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  • 1 Mile : RUN/WALK


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The $1000 Firecracker Mile
is one of the best miles in Midwest. Whether you are racing for a cash prize, trophy, medal, or for the joy of the run, this is the race for you.

Wednesday July 4, 2018
Packet Pickup and Race-day Registration will be from 7:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. in the CVS parking lot at the corner of Crooks and 14 Mile.

The race will start at 9:00 a.m. Arrive early because 14 Mile Rd. will close about 8:30 a.m.

The Course
This is a USATF certified (2009) flat mile. The race starts at Crooks Rd. and runs straight down 14 Mile Rd. to the finish line at Main Street. Thousands of spectators and fans line the entire course to cheer you throughout the run.

Splits are read after each quarter mile. Chip timing by Eastside Racing Company will provide official times for all runners.


$1,000—Men’s Sub 4 minute 1st
$1,000—Women’s Sub 4:30 1st
$500—1st Man and 1st Woman
(If slower than times above)
$200—2nd Man and 2nd Woman
$100—3rd Man and 3rd Woman

In addition to cash prizes, trophies will be awarded to the top 3 men and top 3 women.
Medals will be awarded to the top 50 men and top 50 women.

T-shirts for all pre-registered runners.

Clawson Runs Prize
There is a $100 prize for top combined finishers in the 5k Freedom Run and the Firecracker Mile.

The prize will be awarded in 4 categories: Women under 40, Women 40 and over, Men under 40, and Men 40 and over.

Runners who compete in both events will have their overall finish places summed and the runners with the lowest score will win. In the event of a tie the tying runner with the lowest combined time will win.

Registration Fee
The pre-registration fee is only $12 until May 31st.
The registration goes to $15 after May 31st until race day.

Race day registration is $20. T-shirts will be available to race-day registrants on a first come-first-serve basis until they are gone.

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