Firecracker Challenge (Virtual)

PO Box 46107
Boise, ID 83711

Running > 5k

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Event Description

Event Overview

Get ready to light up your summer with the Firecracker Challenge, a virtual run/walk extravaganza brought to you by Trail Fridays! Whether you strut, stroll, jog, or sprint, the choice is yours—explore your favorite trails, cruise through neighborhoods, or conquer the treadmill, all while soaking up the summer vibes.

Race Distances

Pick your patriotic path:

  • The Freedom Four: Go the classic 4-mile route to honor the 4th of July's explosive spirit.
  • The Colony Classic: Take on the epic 13-mile journey, paying homage to the original 13 colonies that shaped our nation's story.

Choose a date from June 28th to July 4th, unleash your inner firecracker and complete your chosen challenge for a shot at some sizzling prizes!  And hey, if you’re looking for some fun company, join our Trail Fridays meetups on June 28th or 29th for an extra spark!

Packet Pickup

Swing by Fleet Feet Meridian on June 26th from 12-7pm or Fleet Feet Nampa on June 27th from 12-7pm to snag your virtual race goodies! Inside your packet, you'll find a snazzy race shirt and a bib to rev up your virtual race experience.  Please note that there is no shipping option available for this event, so be sure to mark your calendar for pickup!

Uploading Race Results

Ready, set, upload! Share your race results on RunSignUp and see how you stack up against fellow challengers. Whether you're blazing a trail or taking a leisurely stroll, every step counts. Don't forget to submit your results by midnight on July 4th to be in the running for some fabulous prizes!

Registration Deadline

Don't let the fun pass you by—register before June 16th to secure your spot in the Firecracker Challenge. We need time to print those rad shirts and race materials, so don't delay—join the party today!

Partnering Sponsor

Big shoutout to our pals at Fleet Feet Treasure Valley for lighting up the track with their support! They're your go-to gurus for all things running and walking, and they've got some awesome prizes lined up for our top contenders. Learn more about Fleet Feet Treasure Valley here.

Seeking Additional Sponsors!

Calling all trailblazers and community champions! We're on the lookout for sponsors to join us in making the Firecracker Challenge an unforgettable experience. Whether you're keen to contribute prizes for our winners or add goodies to our swag bags, we'd love to partner with you. Interested parties can reach out to Kylee at to explore sponsorship opportunities. Let's ignite the trails together and make this event one for the books! 🚀

Promoting Physical and Mental Wellness

Trail Fridays is your ticket to adventure, where every trail feels like a Friday! Dive into nature, connect with fellow trail enthusiasts, and set your sights on some serious wellness wins. Whether you're chasing personal records or simply soaking up the sunshine, Trail Fridays is all about good vibes and great times. Your participation in the Firecracker Challenge helps us keep the fun rolling and the trails bustling. Learn more about our work at Trail Fridays and let's make this summer one to remember!

Trail Fridays is a project of Gr8ter, Inc. a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

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