The 33rd Anniversary of the Sportspectrum Firecracker 5k Race for Research Run & Healthwalk is 8 a.m., Tuesday, July 4. The race will start and finish at Mall St. Vincent Parking Lot (directly behind Sears). The course of the race is through historic South Highland nighborhood, one of Shreveport’s oldest and most beautiful neighborhoods providing a scenic and challenging road race for runners, walkers, and sightseers.
Prize money for the race is $2000.00. The overall male and female competitors will win $500 each. One participant can beat the course record and win an additional $500.
Race packets may be picked up at Sportspectrum starting – Wednesday, June 28 from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Thursday, June 29 from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Friday, June 30 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Saturday, July 1 from 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Sunday July 2 from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m., Monday, July 3 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thanks so much to title sponsor, Spine Institute of Louisiana Foundation and food sponsors, Clark's Tailgate Catering, Twisted Root, and Rhino Coffee.