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Hundreds Of Runners Mark 22nd Firecracker Run - Brevard, NC


Last updated 7/10/2017 at 6:53pm

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There was plenty of patriotism on display last Tuesday morning at the 22nd annual Firecracker Run in downtown Brevard. More than 400 runners took part in the event, which is one of three races annually sponsored by the Brevard Rotary Club.

The Rotary Club of Brevard's 22nd annual July 4th Firecracker Run attacked the streets of Brevard early Tuesday morning with over 400 folks participating.

Beautiful weather and runners dressed in red, white and blue set the start of the Heart of Brevard festivities at 8 a.m.

The 5K race, which had over 300 runners, was the most popular of the three races.

Over 50 runners finished the 10K and about 10 children experienced their first "Fun" run.

Kaitlin Tanner, 20, from Shreveport, La., was the fastest finisher overall for 5K with a time of 18:58.

Lazaro Vasquez, 15, was second w...

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