Firecracker Run - July 4, 2022

Registration opens on March 1, 2022.

Race Details

  • Choose between a 1 Mile Run, 5K and 10K.
  • The 5K and 10K races are chip-timed.
  • 5K and 10K participants receive a wicking t-shirt. One-mile participants will have the option to buy a wicking t-shirt. Preferred sizes guaranteed to pre-registered runners only.
  • This year's top male and female finishers in the 5K and 10K will receive an Invicta watch.
  • The first, second and third place finishers in the 1 Mile will receive a gift card.
  • All participants will receive a finisher medal.


  • Monday, July 4, 2022.
  • All races start at Excelsior Elementary and end in the Excelsior Commons.
  • 1 Mile Run starts at 7:30 a.m.
  • 5K Run starts at 7:40 a.m.
  • 10K Run starts at 7:50 a.m.
  • View a parking map here.

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2021 Firecracker Run Highlights

2021 Firecracker Run Results

For results, please click here.

For photos of the event, click here.


Historical Winners

2021 Firecracker Race Results Here



Thank you to our 2022 sponsors!

Excelsior Lake Minnetonka Chamber of Commerce
Minnetonka Community Education
The 2018 Excelsior Firecracker Run

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Connect with us

Twitter: @EXCFirecracker

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finisher medal

All runners will receive a finisher’s medal at the finish line.

The Excelsior Firecracker Run is part of the Lake Minnetonka Running Series.

Lake Minnetonka Running Series


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