The 34th Annual Sportspectrum Firecracker 5K Race For Research Run & Healthwalk will be held on Wednesday, July 4 at Mall St. Vincent in Shreveport. Registration is now open. The Kids' Fun Run will begin at 7:30 a.m. and the 5K will begin at 8 a.m.
The 5K (3.1 miles) will start and finish in the Mall St. Vincent parking lot directly behind Sears. The race will proceed through the historic South Highland subdivision, one of Shreveport’s oldest and most beautiful neighborhoods. A hilly, scenic and challenging road race for runners, walkers, and sightseers, the Firecracker 5K Race For Research is one of the most popular 5K races in northern Louisiana, with thousands of runners taking part each year.