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Kick off your Fourth of July weekend by joining us for a 5K and/or 1 Mile Run/Walk in the heart of Annandale during one of the greatest Independence Day celebrations in the state of Minnesota! The St. John’s Firecracker 5K and 1 Mile Sparkler Run/Walk is a family-friendly yet competitive event. We are lining up great sponsorship this year to bring you top finisher prizes, door prizes, and snacks after you finish! 

  • Event Proceeds

    All proceeds and donations benefit the St. John’s Mission Trip Fund and the Annandale Activity Fee Scholarship Fund. Thank you for your support!

    If you don’t want to participate, but would like to make a donation, click here! 

  • Registration

    Click HERE to register!

    We strongly recommend registering with the link above. However, if you wish to mail in a registration form or drop one off at the church office, you can click here for a printable version. 

    Registration prices increase on June 14th.

  • Prizes

    • Best 4th of July themed attire.
    • Top male and female finisher prizes in TBD age groups and top male and female winners overall.
    • Fastest combined 1 Mile and 5K time.
    • Fastest 1-mile finisher with a stroller. (must have a child in the stroller)
    • Additional door prizes and raffles for all participants following the race.
  • Race Directors

    Jennifer Kulm


    Mike Combs


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