Firecracker L.A.

Los Angeles Chinatown Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Cycling > Other Cycling, 10k, 5k

Event Description

L.A. Chinatown Firecracker 5K/10K/Kiddie/PAW’er Dog Run/Walk & Bike Ride
In its’ 44th year, the L.A. Chinatown Firecracker, one of the longest running races in Los Angeles presents the largest lunar New Year run, walk, cycling and dog walk event in the U.S.  

Registrants of the February 2022 Firecracker Year of the Tiger L.A. Chinatown Firecracker events can choose to do event(s) in-person or virtually. L.A. Chinatown Firecracker will continue to prioritize the health and safety of all participants and volunteers, including a focus on adherence to public health guidelines.

Each registered participant receives a commemorative 2022 Firecracker race bib, exclusive collectible finisher’s medal, limited edition t-shirt, and much more.  

Presented by the nonprofit L.A. Chinatown Firecracker Run Committee (LACFRC), a group of volunteers who donate their time and energy to organize and stage events and programs promoting healthy lifestyles, fitness, and increasing cultural awareness, supporting education and encouraging community participation. LACFRC continues to give back with proceeds reinvested in the community providing service and programs benefitting elementary schools and local nonprofit organizations.


Since March of 2020, LACFRC has contributed countless volunteer hours coordinating with others on pandemic relief efforts and we donated thousands of dollars to purchase meals from neighborhood businesses to feed front line workers and vulnerable community members.

February 19-20, 2022 (virtual participation option remains open until February 27, 2022)
Sat, Feb 19: 40-mile Bike Ride; 8:00 a.m.
Sat, Feb 19: 20-mile Bike Ride; 8:20 a.m.
Sat, Feb 19: 1-mile PAW’er Dog Walk; 9:00 a.m.
Sun, Feb 20: 5K Run/Walk; 8:00 a.m. Run / 8:20 a.m. Walk
Sun, Feb 20: 10K Run/Walk; 8:20 a.m. Run / 8:40 a.m. Walk
Sun, Feb 20: 1K Kiddie Run: 9:00 a.m.

Los Angeles Chinatown Plaza
943 N Broadway, Downtown Los Angeles, 90012


Through September 30: $27 - $69 (prices increase thereafter)
including a 15K Combo Run and discounts for participating in multiple events. Registration for all events in-person end on February 20, and registration for virtual options remain open until February 27


• Firecracker L.A. website:
• Registration:
• Facebook:
#firecrackerLA; #44years
Firecracker L.A. Trailer:

LACFRC will continue to monitor the continuing pandemic and will make adjustments together to reach the shared goals in support of healthy and thriving communities, and could not accomplish its mission of community involvement without the continued trust and support of its participants. 

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