Tuesday, July 4th

Join Hundreds of Runners Tackle the Hills of Lago Vista

Firecracker 5K & Fun Run

This patriotic holiday, held on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Why run in the city when you can run in beautiful, scenic Lago Vista on the north shore of Lake Travis? The 5K course isn’t your typical race; it features beautiful Texas Hill Country scenery and lake views. There are slight hills, as well as downhill portions. Come experience the running community of Lago Vista, an excellent training ground. This race will be chip timed and all pre-registrants receive a T-Shirt. This event also includes a 1 mile fun walk.

Come for the race, but stay for the fun. The Firecracker 5k is just the beginning of the holiday festivities, held this year on Tuesday, July 4th in Lago Vista. The run is followed by a parade in which racers are invited to join in, walk along and show off your T- shirts.

Race Time:

Tuesday, July 4, 2017
The 1 mile Fun Walk/Run starts at 7:30 am. The Firecracker 5K Race starts at 8:00 am.


The awards ceremony will start at 9:00 AM at the announcer’s location. Awards will be given to 1st, 2nd, and third place to male and female winners for the Firecracker 5K race in the following categories and age groups:

Overall, Under 18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and over 70.

All participating kids in the 1 mile Fun Run/Walk will receive a red, white and blue participation ribbon. However, there is something for everyone even young competitors. The following kid age groups will receive awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place:

Under 6, 6-11, and 12-16

All participants will also be encouraged to walk through the parade all along Dawn Drive to show off their ribbons and t-shirts.

2015 Race Results

2014 Race Results

2013 Race Results

2012 Race Results

Where is this event:

The race and fun walk will start and finish near Heather Park in Lago Vista. The address below indicates the nearest intersection.

Heather Dr & Fawn Park
Lago Vista, TX

$20 Early Bird special registration until Sunday, June 4th. $25 per runner from Monday, June 5 forward.

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No Refunds. The Race goes on rain or shine!

Packet Pickup:

-To Be Announced
– Day of race pickup available. Please arrive at at least 20 minutes before your event starts.

Race Instructions:

Race instructions and course descriptions will be given 15 minutes before the start of the 1 mile Fun Walk and Firecracker 5K race.

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Course Elevation

5K Elevation








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Come for the Firecracker 5K and Stay for the Day! Be Sure to Check Out Our “Activities” section for all the details.

We thank all our 2016 sponsors.

Bearded Brothers

Rogue Running


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