Registration and Pricing

2019 Firecracker Rates
DistancePreregistrationPreregistration with ShirtSame DaySame Day with Shirt
1 Mile$15$30$19$35
5K$42$49
10K$42$49

Pre-Registration is March 1 through 11:59 p.m. on July 2.

Enjoy challenging, scenic terrain that includes stunning views of historic downtown Excelsior and Lake Minnetonka as you navigate the 1 Mile, 5K or 10K race route. With rest stops, live music and plenty of enthusiastic volunteers along the way, runners can expect a fun-filled Fourth of July morning. Each race starts at Excelsior Elementary and ends in the Excelsior Commons. 30% of all Firecracker Run registration fees are donated to the Excelsior Chamber of Commerce for the fireworks.

  • The 1 Mile Fun Run begins at 7:30 a.m., the 5K race begins at 7:40 a.m. and the 10K race begins at 7:50 a.m.
  • Race packet pick up will be Wednesday, July 3 from 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. at Excelsior Elementary School.
  • Same-day registration will be available on Thursday, July 4 starting at 6:15 a.m. at Excelsior Elementary.
  • Prizes will be awarded to the top male and female finishers in the 1 Mile, 5K and 10K.
  • 5K and 10K participants receive a wicking t-shirt. 1 mile runners have the option of purchasing a wicking t-shirt.
  • All participants will receive a finisher medal.


Thank you 2019 Firecracker Sponsors

Excelsior Family Dental
Maynard's
Lake Minnetonka Orthodontics
Kowalski's Markets
TSP