6th Annual Firecracker 5k

Starts Saturday July 4th, 2020

Olympia, WA

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Come joins us for our 6th Annual Firecracker 5k at the Flag Circle on Olympia's beautiful Capitol Campus.  The race starts at the Flag Circle, winds its way around the Capitol Campus, travels down and around our spectacular Capitol lake and then up the switchbacks to the Capital Campus and back around to the finish line at the Flag Circle.  Awards and prizes given away after the race.  Packet pick up is on race day at the Flag Circle beginning at 8am.  Please contact Fabiana Eussen, the race director, with any questions at [email protected]

Event details and schedule

Race Day Schedule:

8:00am            Registration Opens/Packet Pick Up Begins

8:45am            Registration Closes

8:50am            Free Kids Dash                       

9:00am            5k Run/Walk

10:00am          Awards & Raffle


Where:            Flag Circle, Capitol Campus


Registration:   Flag Circle, Capitol Campus

Start Line:        Flag Circle, Capitol Campus

Finish Line:      Flag Circle, Capitol Campus


Cost:                Kids Dash – FREE

                         5k - $30 through July 2

                         5k - $35 on race day

                         Shirts for 5k participants only

                         Must register for 5k by

                         June 20 to guarantee shirt


Age Groups:    Men and Women

19-under         20-29               30-39  

40-49               50-59               60-69


Pick up race packets on day of race.

Email all questions to: [email protected]


Course Description:


Start at Flag Circle, right onto Cherry Lane Way, right in Legislative parking between O’Brien, Cherberg and Capital Building, follow road out of parking area and onto Pleasant Lane SW, right onto 12th Ave SW, follow street as it curves left onto Water St SW, follow Water St SW down and around General Administration bldg to the back parking lot, left onto Columbia St SW, left onto 7th St SW, follow along 7th St SW until path to lake, right onto lake path, follow path around lake, left into Marathon park, continue to follow path around lake, right onto pathway to Heritage Park Trail, follow Heritage Park Trail (switchbacks) back up to the Capital Campus, right onto 12th Ave SW, left onto Pleasant Lane SW, left into Legislative parking area between the O’Brien, Cherberg and Capital Building, left onto Cherry Lane Way and left back to the Flag Circle and across the finish line.

Course Map:


Race Distances

Price Register
Running-5K - Individual Age group/open $35.00 until Btn active register yellow
Running-5K - Individual Age group/open $30.00 until Btn active register yellow

Places to Stay

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Start Location

416 Sid Snyder Avenue SW, Olympia, WA

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