The Race!

The race starts at 7:30 pm for walkers and 8:00 pm for runners and is being timed by Finish Right Timing! Bib timers will be used and this site will list the top 3 runners in each age group.

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Water stations will be at the 1 and 2 mile markers.

Course steps:

  • Start within fairgrounds
  • Out Gate 6
  • Right on Fairgounds Ave
  • Left on Meadow Lane
  • Left on Crestline Lane – stay on Crestline around circle
  • Left on Meadow Lane
  • Left on Fairgrounds Ave
  • Left on Aldrich
  • Left on 2nd Liberty Drive – stay on Liberty around circle
  • Right on Aldrich
  • Right on Fairgrounds Ave
  • Right on Meadow Lane
  • Left to stay on Meadow Lane
  • Cross over Fairgrounds Ave
  • Into Gate 5
  • Back to finish within fairgrounds

Packet pickup will be the Friday before the race at the fairgrounds. We will also be doing packet pickup at the festival from 11am until race time. RACE DAY REGISTRATIONS will be accepted – price will be $38!!

This race will be held rain or shine. In the event of severe weather, the race may be delayed or canceled. If the race is canceled there will be NO REFUNDS.Firefly5 has a NO REFUND policy. There are no refunds for any reason.

Award Breakdown

Fastest Man
2nd Place Man
3rd Place Man
Fastest Woman
2nd Place Woman
3rd Place Woman
Junior (Under 16) Fastest Male
Junior (Under 16) Fastest Female
Senior (over 60) Fastest Man
Senior (Over 60) Fastest Woman
Fastest Walker Male
Fastest Walker Female


Schedule of Events:

5:00 PM Bounce Houses and Games Open for the Day! Vendor Fair Opens and Yummy Food and Drink for sale!
6:30 PM Zumba PreRace Warm Up and Battlefield Live Laser Tag!
7:00 PM Jet Crash Billy takes the Stage!
7:30 PM Walkers begin the 5K!
8:00 PM Runners begin the 5K!
9:00 PM Laser Light Show!
9:45 PM Costume Contest
10:00 PM Winners Announced and Awards Presented!

We will be kicking off the festival at 5pm with bounce houses (including the very popular wrecking ball!), face painting, tarot card readers, fire jugglers, stilt walkers, games, laser tag, snow cones, cotton candy, fried dough, popcorn and lemonade! We will be turning it up a notch at 7pm with Jet Crash Billy. Don’t forget great food and beer specials all day and night! When the sun sets everyone will be getting ready for a twilight 5K run! The run kicks off at 8pm (walkers start at 7:30) and it will be something to behold – LEDs, crazy costumes, glow paint and sticks as far as the eye can see! Don’t forget about the laser show at 9pm!

 Fairgrounds Map:

Contestants who arrive by 5pm will be able to park through the Gate 1 entrance to a specified lot. Otherwise contestants can park in Lot A on Fairgrounds Avenue.  Packet pickup will be in the Beer Pavilion and the start and finish line will be near there. Bleachers will be set up near the grassy area between the biergarten and Gate 5 so that spectators can cheer on their favorite runners!