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Firecracker4 is Back – For Real!

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SARATOGA SPRINGS – The Firecracker 4, Inc. committee is pleased to announce that they will hold their 15th Annual Firecracker 4 Road Race on Sunday, July 4, 2021. The race will start and end at the Saratoga Springs City Center.

The Firecracker 4 is a competitive, yet fun race. As one of the largest Independence Day road races in the Northeast, it includes a thundering start down Broadway. Runners pound the pavement while receiving cheers from the historic city neighborhoods with an inspiring finish under the United States Flag. The extraordinary success of this race is due to the incredible support of volunteers, the City of Saratoga Springs, and the Public Service team. Runners enjoy a spirited run, entertainment on the course, a festive finish with food, music, and activities.

“We are pleased to bring back the Firecracker 4 Road Race to what we hope will be 3,000 runners,” said Peter Goutos, Race Director. “We are excited about the enthusiasm, patriotism, and hospitality that this race brings. We look forward to welcome guests back to our incredible community!”

Proceeds from the Firecracker 4 benefit local nonprofits and causes. For more information and to register, please visit Runners are encouraged to register at either the Fleet Feet store in Albany or Malta. Doing so will get you $5 off AND a $5 coupon to Fleet Feet.

The presenting sponsor of this year’s race is Fleet Feet Albany – Malta and their vendor partner ASICS.

Other major sponsors include: The Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce; Discover Saratoga; Saratoga Springs City Center; Adirondack Sports; The Adirondack Trust Company; FingerPaint Marketing; Jones Steves, LLP; The Veterans Business Council; Raven Events.

FC4 Inc, a designated 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, manages the Firecracker 4. They are committed to our local athletes, the wellness of our community, and the continued development of infrastructure that makes Saratoga Springs a destination for runners, walkers, bikers and, recreationists.

Visit their WEBSITE for a Course Map and More!

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