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Chinatown Firecracker 5K/10K

February 15 - February 16

L.A. CHINATOWN FIRECRACKER

FEBRUARY 15-16, 2020

943 N. BROADWAY, LOS ANGELES, CA 90012

The Los Angeles Chinatown Firecracker 5/10K Run/Walk is the largest and longest-running Lunar New Year charity run in the United States.Established in 1978, Firecracker has since grown to include a Bike Ride, Kiddie Run and PAW’er Dog Walk and serves the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area with support from the City of Los Angeles. All proceeds are reinvested into the community, in support of elementary schools and non-profit organizations, providing services and programs that benefit local neighborhoods.

Firecracker “Year of the Rat” events take place in Historic Chinatown Los Angeles on the weekend of February 15-16, 2020. All ages are welcome. We hope to see you there!

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2020
BIKE 20/40 MI
PAW’ER DOG WALK
7:00am – 8:30am On-site Registration and Packet Pickup for Bike Ride, PAW’er Dog Walk
7:00am – 8:00am Opening Ceremony
8:00am* 40 mi Bike Ride Start
8:20am* 20 mi Bike Ride Start
8:30am* PAW’er Dog Walk Line Up + Announcements
8:45am* PAW’er Dog Walk Start
10:00am – 2:00pm Hot Snack Pickup**
10:00am – 3:00pm On-site Registration and Packet Pickup for Run/Walk, Kiddie Run
10:00am – 4:00pm Firecracker Festival

*Start times subject to change.
**For event participants only. Limited to quantities available. Only available Saturday, February 16, 2019.

FEBRUARY 16, 2020
RUN/WALK 5/10K
KIDDIE RUN
6:00am – 9:30am Packet Pickup for Run/Walk and Kiddie Run
7:00am – 8:00am Opening Ceremony
7:00am – 11:00am Kiddie Fun Zone Open
8:00am* 5K Run Start
8:30am* 5K Walk Start
8:45am* 10K Run/Walk Start
9:15am 5K Overall Winners Announced
9:45am* Kiddie Run Start (Ages 8 and older)
9:55am* Kiddie Run Start (Ages 7 and younger)
10:15am 10K Overall Winners Announced
8:15am – 12:00pm Firecracker Festival

*Start times subject to change.

REGISTRATION

Online registration will remain open until the start of the event. Participants can register via mobile devices enroute to the event. Race packets (race bib/timing chip, t-shirt, finisher’s medal, and goodie bag) will be available for pick-up on the day of the registered event at the Solutions desk.

On-site registration will be available on Saturday, February 15 and Sunday, February 16, 2020 at 419 W. College St. Los Angeles, CA 90012.

Change of events can be made through your Chronotrack Updates. You will be charged the difference in the cost of the event. For Combo changes please email registration@firecracker10k.org.

No refunds: Events will be held rain or shine.

 

42ND ANNIVERSARY RUN/WALK HIGHLIGHTS
  • 5K scenic out and back run through the heart of Historic Chinatown, Dodger Stadium, and Elysian Park
  • 10K scenic out and back run through the heart of Historic Chinatown, Dodger Stadium, Figueroa Tunnel, Angel’s Point, and Elysian Park
  • Opening ceremonies with lion dancers and traditional lighting of 100,000 firecrackers
  • Traditional Lion Dancers and warm-ups
  • Firecracker Festival, featuring live entertainment, food, merchandise, arts/crafts, and attractions for spectators and participants
  • Proceeds from the events are donated to local elementary schools and non-profit organizations
RUN/WALK PARTICIPANTS RECEIVE
  • Ultra-soft commemorative short sleeve t-shirt
  • Goodie Bag
  • Free Carbo Load snack (available on Saturday only from 10am-2pm)
  • On-course water stations
  • Refreshments available at Finish
  • Trophy to the overall male and female winners in the 5K and 10K runs
  • Medal to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers in each age division
  • Finisher Medal
  • One (1) free beer to all registered participants 21+ years of age
  • Free bag check for Metro riders
  • 5K and 10K runs are chip timed for fast & accurate results

Details

Start:
February 15
End:
February 16
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://firecracker10k.org/run-walk