Altru Family YMCA Firecracker

5k & 10k Fun Run/Walk

July 4, 2019 – 8:00 am sharp

Include the Y in your 4th of July celebration. Kick off your day participating in a healthy event with friends and family.  Whether you are a first time runner/walker or a race enthusiast, you are welcome to run or walk towards a healthier you!


Registration is open! 

Download a race brochure: Firecracker Registration 2019 2

2018 Race Map (**please note: due to the planned renovations in the downtown area, the route may change. Please stay tuned for updates**):

To register direct online, click here






PrintWe greatly appreciate all of the sponsors who help to make our road race possible,

with our major sponsor and partner being

Altru Health System.




We  would also like to thank all of the volunteers who assist us in making the race a successful event.


Special Note: 

Proceeds from the Firecracker Run/Walk support the YMCA Partner of Youth Scholarship Program. 

This program provides financial assistance for youth and families with limited resources to participate in programs to enhance their overall health and well-being.  For more detailed information, please click here.


Recognition and appreciation of our race sponsors:

Dakota Commercial

LaQuinta Inn & Suites

Community Contractors Inc.

Complete Nutrition

AE2S – Advanced Engineering and Environmental Services, Inc.

Alerus Financial

Brady Martz & Associates

Bremer Bank

Dakota Sales Co.

Generous Jerrys Fireworks Super Stores

JLG Architects

North Dakota Mill


The Greenway – GF/EGF

US Foodservice

Vilandre Heating/Air Conditioning/Plumbing