The eighth annual Firecracker 5K for the Troops will be held at Reston Town Center on Tuesday morning.
The Independence Day race is a part of Potomac River Running store’s PR Race Series. The store will make a financial donation to the USO Metro in honor of the military branch with most participants.
If you haven’t yet registered, that’s OK: you can still sign up tomorrow morning at the event, which will start at 8 a.m. at 11911 Democracy Drive. The run is not dog- or stroller-friendly.
There will be a fun run on Market Street following the 5K. All Tot Dash finishers will receive a bib and medal.
Cash awards will go to the top 3 overall male and female finishers ($300, $200, $100). The top master runners will receive $100. Awards will also be presented for the top 3 in each age group.
The event will last all morning, with live music and refreshments after the race.