Oregon Coast Small July 4th Races: 2019 Mayor’s Firecracker 4k & 2019 Neskowin 5k Runabout

Come out to beautiful Mingus Park in Coos Bay on July 4th for the 2019 Mayor’s Firecracker Run. This race is a great option for families with a free kid’s run and a 4k for the grown ups.

This summer holiday race, hosted by South Coast Running Club, is part of the Triple Crown Series. The kid’s run will start at 10:00AM and the 4k will take part after the kids are finished, around 10:20AM.The course is on sidewalks and trails, and there will be one challenging hill located within the park.

After the race, there will be a festival at the park, and there will be fireworks that evening for everyone to enjoy.

The cost of the race is only $10 for non-members of South Coast Running Club, and it’s free for members. Sign up now or make a game-day decision, as race day registration will be available from 9:00AM to 9:45AM.


What: 2019 Mayor’s Firecracker Run

When: Thursday, July 4th, 2019 at 10:00AM

Where: Mingus Park (N. 10th St, Coos Bay, Oregon 97420)

Cost: $10 for 4k, Kid’s Run Free. Sign up for the Triple Crown Race Series for $30.

Register: Here

Packet Pick-Up: Race day from 9:00AM to 9:45AM

Another option for a 4th of July race is the 2019 Neskowin 5k Runabout. Neskowin Golf Course will set the scene for the 8th annual event and it will begin at 7:30AM bright and early!

The course will take you on both an out and back and also on a loop on the streets of Neskowin. There’s one aid station on Hawk Street. The route will take you a tiny bit further than the typical 5k (just over 3.13 miles) but it’s a pretty flat journey. Check out the course for yourself here.

This race boasts music, awards, and snacks.  Awesome shirts will also be available for only $10. If you register before June 15th, the cost of the race will only be $15. After this, the cost goes up to $20. You can also register on July 3rd from 7:00PM to 8:00PM at the golf course for $25.

Celebrate your 4th of July with a little sweat and a lot of fun!


What: 2019 Neskowin 5k Runabout

When: Thursday, July 4th, 2019 at 7:30AM

Where: Neskowin Golf Course (47951-47645 Hawk St, Neskowin, OR 97149)

Cost: $15 before June 15th, $20 after. $25 on race day

Register: Here

Packet Pick-Up: July 3rd from 7:00PM to 8:00PM in front of the Neskowin Golf Course.


About Author

I'm the owner of Healthy Girl Fitness and I'm a personal trainer, certified AFAA group exercise instructor, and an RRCA certified running coach in SW Portland. I am also the mother of two young boys and am on the board at my youngest son's school. I led a relatively inactive life throughout my 20's until I discovered the world of fitness and running. I ran my first marathon in 2006 and haven't looked back since.

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