Ronald McDonald House Pensacola kicks-off patriotic celebrations with Firecracker 5k
- June 28, 2019
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Nearly a thousand participants decked out in red, white and blue will run through the streets of downtown Pensacola Saturday at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northwest Florida's Firecracker 5K.
The annual event begins 7 a.m. Saturday with a 3.1-mile race starting on E. Government Street in front of Seville Quarter and coursing through downtown.
As the last of the 5K participants cross the finish line, a one-mile Kid's Fun Run begins in the same spot.
Water stations will be set up throughout the race route and tables of food will be available to participants at the finish line.
The family-friendly event kicks off the Fourth of July holiday early as participants are invited to dress in their best patriotic attire and enter the race's costume contest.