November 19, 2009

Red Flint Firecracker Fest


RED FLINT
FIRECRACKER FEST
June 26-28, 2020

Get ready! This summer, a brand new event is taking place on the trails of Lowes Creek County Park and at the Eau Claire County Expo Center.

Events include mountain bike races, trail runs, an ultra run, a beer mile, a century road ride, and a messenger race. FREE features include product demo booths, microbike Rocket Race, group run/ride, live music, bonfires and s’mores. There will be low cost, on-site camping and food trucks to purchase food for refueling. There will be something for everyone!

Online registration will close at midnight on Wednesday, June 24, 2020.

Schedule of Events

Click on each event below for details and registration.

Friday, June 26
8:00 AM – Last One Standing Ultra Run Start
4:00 PM – Red Flint Brew View Opens (beer tent)
5:00 PM – Fire Truck Pizza
5:00 PM – Sparkler Run/Ride (Informal group run/ride, with sparklers at the end!)
6:00 PM – MicroBike Rocket Race

Saturday, June 27
7:00 AM – Sizzling Century Road Bike Ride (Multiple Distances & Routes)
8:00 AM – Last One Standing 50 Mile Challenge Start
10:00 AM – Demo/Gear Vendor Booths
11:00 AM – Food Trucks/Tents
12:00 PM – Red Flint Brew View Opens (beer tent)
1:00 PM – Black Cat Alley Race
5:00 PM – EC Hash House Harriers Big Bang! Beer Mile
6:00 PM – 0.5K Little Fizzle Endurance Run
7:00 PM – 3 Beers Down, Bonfire, S’mores

Sunday, June 28
8:00 AM – TnT Trail Run ( 5K & 10K)
9:00 AM – Food Trucks/Tents
9:15 AM – Juniors Firecracker Mountain Bike Race
10:00 AM – Citizen Firecracker Mountain Bike Race
11:15 AM – Sport Firecracker Mountain Bike Race
12:00 PM – Red Flint Brew View Opens (beer tent)
12:45 PM – Kids Firecracker Mountain Bike Race
1:30 PM – Comp/Elite Firecracker Mountain Bike Race

Volunteer

Please watch for the Volunteer Sign Up coming soon.

Swag

  • Paid event registrations (pre-registered) will receive a pair of the World Famous Firecracker Socks.
  • Socks will be available for day of participants on a first-come first-served basis.
  • Participants in the 0.5K Little Fizzle Endurance Run will also get a commemorative t-shirt and finisher award.
  • Other events will have various awards for participation and for winners to be determined.
  • Commemorative Red Flint Firecracker Fest shirts are an optional purchase. Pre-order to guarantee your size and availability. Limited extras will be available for purchase on site.

Venue & Camping Information

The Red Fint Firecracker Fest will be held at the Eau Claire County Expo Center, Lowes Creek County Park Trails and various areas in and around Eau Claire, WI (for the road bike and messenger events).

Address:
5530 Fairview Dr, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, 54701

Description of fest grounds and amenities:
The fest’s base of operation will be at the Eau Claire County Expo Center. This is where all events will start and end. The fest grounds will provide:

  • Onsite registration and packet pickup for all events
  • Plenty of parking
  • Camping options (including a limited number of electric sites)
  • Restroom and shower facilities for campers (and porta-potties for others)
  • Various local food trucks throughout the fest weekend
  • The Red Flint Brew View beer tent (Friday and Saturday afternoon/evening and Sunday afternoon)
  • Various local music talent entertaining through the weekend
  • Our main musical performance by 3 Beers Down on Saturday at 7:00 PM
  • Plenty of local restaurants, hotels, and shopping within easy proximity to the fest grounds

Sponsors

Sponsor list coming soon!

CORBA is a 501c3 non profit organization and all proceeds support multi-use trail development on nine trail systems throughout the region.

We reserve the right to make changes to the event or cancel it entirely if weather or safety conditions pose a risk to participants, spectators, or volunteers. All entry fees are non-refundable.