Firecracker 5k 2014



The 15th Annual Firecracker 5k took place on July 6th, 2013.


On a beautiful July morning 115 people showed up for the 15th Annual Firecracker 5k, and fireworks did fly as two 15 year olds broke both run records. Javan Winders and Leslie Drone won the races. Javan and his family came up from Mansfield, TN and took the first three places in the men’s 5k Run. On the girls side, it was Leslie Drone of McLeansboro was 1st, followed by Bria Moore of Raleigh, and Angela Arflac of Burnside, IL.


Overall Male Winner / Record Breaker Javan Winders and

Overall Female Winner / Record Breaker Leslie Drone


On the walkers side, the Overall Female was Lu Horning from Eldorado, followed by Maryann Waters of Mt. Vernon, and Amy Moore of Raleigh.  The Overall Male walker was David Dykstra of McLeansboro, followed by Frank Zachman of Dahlgren.


The Kid’s Fun Run started at 9:00 A.M. and featured 20 children under the age of 9 who all ran 1/2 Mile. Each child received a small trophy and a commemorative certificate for completing the run. The children ranged in age from 2 years to 9 years old.


The funds from the Firecracker 5K will go to buy a tent for the Cross Country team, new uniforms, and other misc. items needed by the team.


Thank you to all of our sponsors.





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