Firecracker Run 2024: Celebrating Year of the Dragon in Historic Chinatown

The 2024 Firecracker Run/Walk 5/10K in historic Los Angeles Chinatown is this weekend! Now in its 46th year, this iconic event brings together runners, walkers, cyclists, and even furry friends in a jubilant tribute to the Year of the Dragon. Whether you're a serious runner or just looking for some fun out in the sunshine the Firecracker event promises thrills, festivities, and a meaningful opportunity to support local schools and non-profit organizations.

Event Highlights:

Run/Walk 5/10K:

  • Participants could join in person or virtually, with proceeds benefiting local schools and non-profits.
  • Finishers received a soft commemorative t-shirt, a goodie bag, and a finisher medal.

Fun Ride/Half-Century:

  • Cycling enthusiasts explored historic Chinatown and surrounding neighborhoods in a new cycling adventure.
  • The ride contributed to the event's charitable endeavors.

Kiddie Run:

  • Children enjoyed a fun zone with carnival games, face painting, and a petting zoo.
  • The Firecracker Festival buzzed with energy, offering merchandise and attractions for all.

PAW'ER Dog Walk:

  • Furry friends joined the festivities with a 1-mile walk administered through the RaceJoy app.
  • Proceeds supported local animal rescue organizations, ensuring every wag made a difference.

More information or sign up here

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