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Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at 7:00 am, Front Street Civic Center, Melbourne, FL

Race #1 of the Running Zone Foundation Race Series: Firecracker 5K will take place at Front Street Civic Center & go over the Melbourne Causeway. Special awards to 3 top local heroes (Military/Police/Fire)!



Online registration will close Monday, July 2nd at 11:59 pm. After that, registration will be available at Running Zone on Tuesday, July 3rd from 10:00 am – 6:30 pm or on race morning – Wednesday, July 4th from 5:30 am – 6:45 am.

Race Beneficiary

Eastern Florida State College Collegiate Veterans Society (CVS) is dedicated to help fellow veterans in the transition from military to college life and to enrich the community and the campus with veteran sponsored and patriotic events. To find out more about our beneficiary: Collegiate Veterans Society

Participant Perks

  • American Flags and red, white & blue Popsicles to all Finishers

  • Most Patriotic Costume Contest

  • Free Firecracker Kids’ Run with Zippy the Gecko!

  • Breakfast catered by Einstein Bros Bagels!

  • Special awards to top 3 Local Heroes (Military/Fire/Police)!

  • Benefits EFSC Collegiate Veterans Society

  • Random giveaway of $500 gas card to fuel your American Road Trip

Course Map

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 Race Packet Pickup

Race Packets will be available for pickup starting, Saturday, June 30th through Tuesday, July 3rd at Running Zone during normal business hours or at the race site starting at 5:30 am Wednesday morning.

Running Zone is located at 3696 N. Wickham Road in Melbourne between Parkway and Post Road. Visit Running Zone’s website for directions at or call (321) 751-8890.


Location: Front Street Civic Center 2205 Front Street, Melbourne, FL 32901

From Melbourne Causeway, turn south onto Front Street. Civic Center on left.

Thank You Race Partners!