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 Annandale ISD Activities Fund and the St. John's Children, Youth, and Family Fund. Thank you for your support! 

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

  • Prizes

    Last year we donated $1,000 to the Annandale ISD Activities fund and gave out $1,000 in cash prizes! This year we are aiming even higher!

    Top 3 Male and Female finishers in both the 1 Mile and 5K:

    1st - $100 and event picture frame

    2nd - $75

    3rd - $50

    • Fastest Stroller Mile (Male and Female): $40 and event picture frame
    • Fastest Combined 5k + 1 Mile time (Male and Female): $40 and event picture frame
    • Best 4th of July themed attire (Male and Female) $40 and event picture frame
    • Additional door prizes and raffles for all participants throughout the event
  • Sponsorship

    Are you interested in being a 2022 race sponsor? CLICK HERE to see sponsorship levels and/or to give online! 

  • Race Director

    Mike Combs