Firecracker 10K Registration Opens

LAKEWOOD — The Lakewood YMCA is now holding registration for the annual July 4th Firecracker Run.

The 9 a.m. race, which will consist of the 10K run, a two-mile run and a two-mile walk, will kick off the day-longfestivities in Lakewood on Tuesday, July 4.

Participants can register in person at the Lakewood YMCA, 183 E. Fairmount Ave., Lakewood or online at



Pre-registration (through June 24) is $30, which includes a T-shirt. Late registration (June 25th-July 3) is $30, but does not include a T-shirt. Registration will be taken from 7-8:30 a.m. the day of the race at the Lakewood beach.

Prizes will be awarded to the following: first three overall male and female finishers; and age group awards to the top three finishers in each division. The top five male and female finishers will receive awards for the two-mile run and the two-mile walk.

Sponsors include Lake Shore Paving, Jamestown Kitchen & Bath, Piazza Carpet One, M&T Bank, Orion Tradesmen, Wells Fargo, Western NY Urology Associates, LLC, Mr. & Mrs. Brian Mallory, Wegmans and The Pepsi Bottling Group.

The free race for children ages 2-12, and the free M&T Bank money hunt for ages 2-10 will return. Registration is not required for those events.


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