Firecracker Road Race

5K / 10K / 1Mile Fun Run

July 4, 2018

8:00 AM - START

Help Support

Join the Fun!

of Henry County Parks & Recreation

Our mission is to provide a variety of Olympic style sports and competitions year-round for students and adults with intellectual disabilities.  Each experience promotes the opportunity to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy. Each participant shares their gifts, skills, and friendship among family and friends of other Special Olympic families and their community.
Year-round sports include alpine skiing, aquatics, basketball, bocce, bowling, equestrian, floor hockey, kayaking, powerlifting, softball, tennis, and volleyball.

Event Summary

$4,000 GOAL

The celebration is energetic, the fellowship is sweet, and the course can be challenging. This road race has been a favorite for many years. Before you fire up the grill, make plans to put in a few miles. Grab a friend and come celebrate this great nation with likeminded people looking for a challenge. 

Event Location

Course Information


Nash Farm Battlefield
100 Babbs Mill Rd, Hampton, GA 30228
(404) 281-8651​
Printable 10K Route Map


Course Distance: 5K / 10K / 1 Mile Fun Run
5K & 10K distances are chip-timed
Pet-Friendly: Yes - Must be leashed at all times. Owner and pet may be removed from the event if deemed necessary by the event manager, without refund.
Event Swag:  t-shirt & award medals

Corporate Sponsorhips

Printable 5K Route Map
(678) 492-9939 (x101)
Sponsor Packages
Email Tim


6:30 am - walk-up registration & packet pickup begins
6:45 am - sponsor booths open
7:30 am - walk-up registration closes
7:30 am - pre-race celebration & warmup begins
7:40 am - opening ceremony
​8:00 am - RACE START
9:00 am - Tot Trot

Awards Ceremony to Follow