Event Information


  Join us for the 39th annual Granville Firecracker 5 Miler, the oldest continuous foot race in Central Ohio!The Granville Firecracker 5 Miler is held in conjunction with the Granville Kiwanis Fourth of July Street Fair, July 4 through July 7. Bring your family and enjoy the entertainment, food, games and rides.

New in 2012 - The race starts at the Denison University field house at 7:45 a.m., rain or shine and race morning registration and packet pickup is at the high school.

Registration at Granville High School (This year only due to construction at Denison) between 6:15 and 7:20. Restrooms are available at the high school. Any runner seven years of age or younger must be accompanied by an adult on the course.e

    Race Details   

Date: Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Location: Denison University field house, Granville, OH

Time: 5 Miler & 5K Walk 7:45am start time; Wheelchair division 7:40am start time; registration begins at 6:15 am

Entry Fee: $32 through July 3; $37 race day, July 4

Awards: Awards will be given to the first 5 male and female overall finishers, and to the first 5 finishers in each of the following age groups: 0–14, 15–19, 20–24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-79 and 80+. Awards will also be given to the first 3 wheelchair finishers. No awards will be given to walkers.

Race Packets Registration includes a 2012 Firecracker Five Tech shirt (sizes are distributed on a first-come, first served basis on race day)

Packet Pick Up Pick up packet will be race day only, between 6:15am - 7:20am


Questions: Contact Dick Van Meter @ 740.587.2457


Where / When / How
  • Date: 7/4/2012
  • Location: Granville