Firecracker Two-Miler


Online Registration closed at:
8:00 AM on 07/04/2018


Ripley, WV - Start @ Calvary United Methodist Church


July 4, 2018 - 11:30 AM


2 Miles


The Firecracker Two-Miler course runs through the heart of Ripley during America's Largest Small Town Independence Day Celebration, immediately preceding the famous Fourth of July Parade. 

Entry Fees

$20 (June 13th - July 3rd) 

$25 (July 4th)

Entry fees are non-refundable. 

Age Groups

Age Groups: 

  • 0-8
  • 9-14
  • 15-19
  • 20-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60+


  • $100 cash prize for top male and female runner
  • Awards for top finishers in each age division
  • Free t-shirt for the first 100 registrants

Awards are presented at 2:00 PM on the Main Stage located on the Courthouse Lawn in downtown Ripley. Champions must be present at the award ceremony to receive your prize money. 

Charity Information

More Information

Registration opens June 13 and will close at 11:00 AM on July 4th.

*Please note the fee increase for registrations on the day of the race.

On the day of the race, registration begins at 9:00 AM at Calvary United Methodist Church located at the corner of Court and North Street in downtown Ripley (205 Court Street, Ripley, WV, 25271). 

The 4th of July Celebration in Ripley attracts tens of thousands of visitors. Runners should be prepared to arrive as early as possible to avoid traffic or parking concerns. 


The Firecracker Two-Miler is sponsored by Main Street Ripley, Highmark West Virginia, and Goodwin & Goodwin, LLC. 

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