Recreation

4th Of July Festivities

2021 Stars & Stripes Weekend!

 Stay tuned for additional information regarding our 
2021 Stars & Stripes Weekend including Light Up The Night Fireworks Spectacular
and the Red, White, and Blue Kiddie Parade!

4th Annual Firecracker 5K Run!

Saturday, July 3rd
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 
Participants will register for a staggered event start-time.
McCarthy Park, 20th Street & San Antonio Avenue, Upland 
$30 per person through Monday, May 31st.

*Registration Will Open Tuesday, April 6th*

ABOUT THE FIRECRACKER 5K RUN:
The City of Upland is proud to announce our 4th Annual Firecracker 5K Run - the 2nd 5K in our Upland Trifecta series, open to runners, walkers, and strollers for all ages and abilities. This is a perfect way to kick off your 4th of July festivities, while focusing on health, wellness, and supporting your community.

This year's event is a socially distanced in-person event, as well as a virtual event for those unable to attend in person. Staggered start times for the in-person event will begin every 15-minutes starting at 8:00 a.m. When prompted to do so, please enter your requested start time.

Arrival Time:  Please arrive no earlier than twenty (20) minutes prior to your scheduled participation time.
5K Run Start:  The race will open at 8:00 a.m., with staggered start times per individual.
Run, Don't Walk!   5K Early Bird Registration applies through Monday, May 31st: $30  
Price increase:  Tuesday, June 1st: $35
Event T-shirt:   Guaranteed for all registration through Monday, June 21st.

SWAG BAG PICK-UP:
Scheduled to take place on Friday, July 2nd from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Gibson Senior Center located at 250 N. Third Avenue, Upland. 

AWARDS:
*Participation medals provided to all.
*Medals will be awarded to Overall Finisher - Male & Female for the in-person event.
*Medals will be awarded to the 1st Place Finishers in each age category of the 5K Run for those (10) years of age and older for the in-person event.
*An awards ceremony will not take place this year. The Overall Finisher - Male & Female and 1st Place Finisher medals will be provided at a later date. Individuals will be contacted by phone to schedule a pick-up time.

COVID ON-SITE PROTOCOL:
*Social distancing is required.
*Please keep face masks on at all times, until the start of the race.
*Spectators will not be permitted.
*All participants are required to leave immediately after the completion of the 5K Run.
*All results will be posted online. A text message or email notification will be provided to you as the event results are updated.

City
of
Upland
California

460 N. Euclid Avenue
Upland, CA 91786
(909) 931-4100

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.