The Altru Family YMCA will host its annual Firecracker 5K Run/Walk and 10K Run beginning at 8 a.m. July 4 on the Grand Forks Greenway.

A Fourth of July tradition in Grand Forks, the Firecracker Run/Walk is a family-friendly event that also features a free kiddie run, refreshments, prizes for top finishers and a T-shirt for all 10K and 5K participants.

Entry fees received on or before June 30 are $30 for adults and $20 for children ages 12 and younger. Entry fees received between July 1 and July 4 are $35 for adults and $25 for children ages 12 and younger. Race day registrations will be accepted up to 7:30 a.m. at the race site.

Prizes will be awarded to the overall female and male 10K and 5K top finishers as well as female and male finishers in age groups.

Drink stations and post-race refreshments will be available.

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Register online or in person at the YMCA, 215 N. Seventh St., or by mail. For details and a registration brochure, visit

For more information, contact Patti McEnroe, YMCA membership and marketing director, at (701) 775-2586 or .