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L.A. Chinatown Firecracker Run/Walk

February 17, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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The Los Angeles Chinatown Firecracker 5/10K Run/Walk is the largest and longest-running Lunar New Year charity run in the United States.

Established in 1978, Firecracker has since grown to include a Bike Ride, Kiddie Run and PAW’er Dog Walk and serves the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area with support from the City of Los Angeles. All proceeds are reinvested into the community, in support of elementary schools and non-profit organizations, providing services and programs that benefit local neighborhoods.


– 5K scenic out and back run through the heart of Historic Chinatown, Dodger Stadium, and Elysian Park
– 10K scenic out and back run through the heart of Historic Chinatown, Dodger Stadium, Figueroa Tunnel, Angel’s Point, and Elysian Park
– Opening ceremonies with lion dancers and traditional lighting of 100,000 firecrackers
– Traditional Lion Dancers and warm-ups
– Firecracker Festival, featuring live entertainment, food, merchandise, arts/crafts, and attractions for spectators and participants
– Proceeds from the events are donated to local elementary schools and non-profit organizations

– Ultra-soft commemorative short sleeve t-shirt
– Goodie Bag
– Free Carbo-Load meal (available on Saturday only from 10am-2pm)
– On-course water stations
– Refreshments available at Finish
– Trophy to the overall male and female winners in the 5K and 10K runs
– Medal to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers in each age division
– Finisher Medal
– One (1) free beer to all registered participants 21+ years of age
– Free bag check for Metro riders
– 5K and 10K runs are chip timed for fast & accurate results


February 17, 2019
8:00 am - 12:00 pm


LA Chinatown Firecracker Run/Walk
943 N. Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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