2019 – 21st Annual Firecracker 5k

The 21st Annual Firecracker 5k took place on July 6th, 2019 at 8:00 A.M.

The race will started and ended behind the East Side Grade School in McLeansboro, IL.

The 5k Run was won by Jasson Aguilera of Ironton, Ohio, who ran a quality time of 17:48.7. The Female winner of the 5k was Sabrina Hall of Carbondale. Sabrina broke the record with a time of 19:39.4, slightly beating the record that was held by Kate Bushue of Mt.Vernon.

In the 5k Walk was won by Terry Dagg with a time of 32:31. The female 5k Walk was won again this year by Shirley Fearheiley.

The Kid’s Fun run was won by Ethynn Wilson who ran a time of 3:45.

It was great to see everyone who came out and competed in the race. The weather was 78 degrees and humid. We had about 100 athletes who competed in the race.


Results from the 21st Annual Firecracker 5k



The funds from the Firecracker 5K will go to the  Hamilton County Cross Country team, to help with expenses as needed by the team.


Thank you to all of our sponsors.