Small Race Preview: Harrisburg Firecracker 5K

The Firecracker 5k is a small, local event that is back for 2021. Hosted by by Eclectic Edge Racing, this race takes participants on a dog-bone shaped course through the town of Harrisburg. They also offer a 400m kids dash.

Entry includes shirt, personalized results ticket, drink, snack, participation bracelets for kids, age division medals and awards. And my personal favorite finish line treat: chocolate milk!


Date: Saturday, July 3, 2021
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Harrisburg High School Track (400 S 9th St, Harrisburg, OR 97449
 – 5K (ages 4+): $20 by June 20 ($25 after)
– 400 Meter (ages 4 to 12): $10 by June 20 ($15 after)
Online here

About Author

Bobi Jo has lived all over the midwest but moved to Portland in 2007 and now calls it home. She started casually running in 2012 and trained up for the "Run Like A Mother" 5k as her first proper event. She got a taste of the runner's high and is now a veteran ultrarunner. While running is her favorite sport, she is a "Jill of all trades, master of none" - her other hobbies include rock climbing, hiking, skiing, mountain biking, snowshoeing, and traveling the world. On her elusive rest days, she is an avid bookworm and a Green Bay Packers fan.

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