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Nisswa Firecracker runs slated July 5

The fifth annual Nisswa Firecracker 10K, 5K and Kidz Run will be Saturday, July 5, in downtown Nisswa.

Participants will receive a free T-shirt, Pabst, crawfish boil and Slip N' Slide finish line. The first 1,000 runners to register will receive free Pabst Nisswa Firecracker beanies.

Both routes are spectator friendly with scenic views throughout Main Street and nearby wooded roads and trails.

Sponsored by Zorbaz, the kidz run is for ages 10 and under to run a quarter-mile course at Nisswa City Park. Register at the finish area the day of the event. A parent or other family member must participate in the 10K or 5K race for a child to enter. Or, register for the Zorbaz Kidz Pack.

Race entry fee is $35 for the 5K and $40 for the 10K. The kids run is free, or $15 for a Kidz Pack.

More information and pre-registration is available at