Firecracker 5K: Epic Races.:
5-km run through downtown. Also, a 200-m Kids Dash (Free) open to kids age 8 & under, a 1-mile Fun Run, a Ray’s Red Hots hot dog eating contest before the race, and a Twinkie division with Twinkie eating stations at the beginning and middle of the course. Awards. A portion of the proceeds benefit ALS research. 8 a.m. (registration begins at 6:30 a.m.), Fourth Ave. & Liberty. $48 (kids age 13 & under, free) in advance at epicraces.com; $50 day of the race. 585-7101., . . . . . .