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8th Annual Firecracker 6 presented by St. Vincent is a 6-Mile & 6K Run/Walk through beautiful downtown Indianapolis. Start at the iconic City Market and travel through historical Fountain Square. Get a perfect view of Lucas Oil Stadium and finish with a photo-op of the Soldiers & Sailors Monument in the background; a perfect tour of the city.

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Registration & Packet Pick-up

4 For The 4th

$99


Now - July 3rd

Register

Regular

$25


Jan 1st - April 30th

Register

Late

$30


May 1st - June 28th

Register

Race Week

$35


June 29th - July 3rd

Register

**Registrations are non-transferable and non-refundable**

**Shirt Not Included, Optional until June 26th**
**Limited shirts for sale at packet pickup**

Packet Pick-up Times

  • Location: TBD
  • Monday, July 3rd - 11:00am - 4:00pm
  • Indianapolis City Market - West Wing - "The Platform"
  • Tuesday, July 4th - 6:30am - 7:30am
  • Online Registration Confirmation

    CONFIRM YOUR ENTRY


    Course

    Distances

    6-Mile

    The 6 mile course will include all the best downtown monuments, sights and districts.

  • Monument Circle
  • Indiana Statehouse
  • University Park
  • Indiana War Memorial
  • Scottish Rite Cathedral
  • American Legion Mall
  • Veterans Memorial Plaza
  • Mass Ave
  • Murat Theatre
  • The Rathskeller & The Athenaeum
  • Historic Fletcher Place
  • Fountain Square
  • Historic Indianapolis City Market

  • 6K

    Run/Walk alongside the 6 mile participants. Start west through Monument Circle, then run north to loop around to American Legion Mall and University Park, head over onto Mass Ave, and then head back towards City Market.

    Aid Stations

  • #1: Distance: 1.5 mile (Water Only)
  • #2: Distance: 3.1 mile (Water and Gatorade)
  • #3: Distance: 4.6 mile (Water Only)

  • Rules & Regulations

    Course Time Limit:

    18:00 minutes per mile

    Course Safety:

    Indianapolis Metro Police will regulate traffic and close course streets during the course time limit.

    RRCA Event:

    Under RRCA regulations, absolutely no animals, bicycles, skateboards, and roller skates or blades.

    Strollers:

    Jogging strollers are welcome. Participants bringing them must stage behind all other runners/walkers in the start corral. This is mandatory for the safety of all participants.


    Event Info

    Where

    Parking

  • Metered parking is free on Holidays (Happy Independence Day) happy hunting. Nearest parking garage at New Jersey & Market (one block east). If you are a Blue Indy driver there are spots right on Westside of City Market or perhaps a Pacer bikeshare rider, station located at City Market southeast corner. Riding down to race on your bike, there are rack locations at the YMCA Bike Hub.
  • When

  • Monday, July 4, 2017
  • Start Time: 8:00 am
  • Distance: 6 mile & 6K Run/Walk

  • Awards

  • Top 76 Men 6-Mile
  • Top 76 Women 6-Mile
  • Top 76 Men 6K
  • Top 76 Women 6K
  • Overall Men & Women each distance recognized on stage

  • Official Beer

    Official Charity

    Perks

  • #1 6-mile & 6K downtown Indianapolis course
  • Fun patriotic atmosphere - Dress up and have fun!
  • FREE Professional Race Photo - one free downloadable photo
  • FREE Metazoa Beer
  • FREE Firecracker 6 swag item (2016 item below - 2017 item coming soon)
  • Proceeds donated to Team RWB
  • Custom name added to custom Firecracker 6 race bib* (must register by June 11th - first name will be used if custom name is not registered online)
  • MyLaps BibTag disposable timing includes first 3 mile time and last 3 mile time
  • Custom results printout available after you finish
  • Post race searchable results
  • Multiple aid stations along course
  • Mile markers at each mile
  • Top 76 men and 76 women in both 6-mile/6K receive collectible award
  • Post race celebration with live music at City Market Whistler Plaza
  • Average temperature 75 degrees
  • Start a new 4th of July tradition
  • Race Swag

    2016 item

    T-Shirt (optional)

    2017 design


    Travel

    Official Hotel: The Alexander

    $139.00 special room rate | Available any night Saturday, July 1 - Wednesday, July 5

    Click on this link for special rate.

    Are you local? Make your 4th of July a Staycation at The Alexander!!

    Located on the corner of S. Delaware St and E. South St. just 4 blocks south of Indianapolis City Market.


    Volunteer

    Why Volunteer?

  • It is only through the help of volunteers that a successful community event can take place. Volunteers create a positive, fun experience for the runners and spectators.
  • Any Perks?

  • Each volunteer receives volunteer t-shirt, access to post race celebration, and satisfaction of serving others.
  • What Do I Need?

  • Bring a smile, positive attitude, dress comfortably for the weather, wear volunteer shirt at all times, and add some patriotic flare.
  • Sign Me Up!

    Volunteer Signup

    Where Do We Need Help?

    Monday, July 3rd

    Two Shifts: 9:30am - 1:30pm & 1pm - 4:30pm

  • Packet Pickup
  • Tuesday, July 4 (Race day)

    All Shifts: 6am - 11am

  • Packet Pickup
  • Course Marshal
  • Course Setup
  • Aid Stations
  • Start/Finish Line
  • Post race celebration
  • Volunteer Rewards Program

  • Want to participate at 2018 Firecracker 6 for only $6.00
  • Volunteer at this year's event
  • Reward code will be emailed to you after you have completed volunteering (must redeemed within time limit)
  • Code is valid for 2018 registration only
  • Space is limited, must register online as volunteer and select "yes" for reward program
  • Register Today!

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