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Celebrate Independence at the Genesis Firecracker Run!

July 1st, 2019

It’s not a 4th of July celebration without getting your day started at the Genesis Firecracker Run! The 37th Annual Genesis Firecracker Run is happening Thursday Jul 4 in downtown East Moline. The day includes The TBK Mile, Kiddie Run, Guns ‘N’ Hoses, Aquent Hospital Bed Races, 5k Run/Walk, 10k Run, the brand-new Red Dress Division and even a Post-Race Party! The 5K and 10K races will begin at 7:30 a.m. downtown East Moline, at 8th Street and 15th Avenue. The Kiddie Run begins at 8:45 a.m. (for kids 8 and under) and the TBK Mile will commence at 9:15 a.m. Awards ceremony will follow at 9:30... Read More

Firecracker Run Sprints Into East Moline

June 28th, 2016

Wow! Guns and Hoses are playing the Quad-Cities! Wait a minute . . . Ok, maybe it isn’t Axl, Slash, Duff and the boys, but Guns and Hoses is part of another pretty exciting event going on this weekend – Firecracker Run. The entertainment event headlined by a 10K run and 5K run/walk for charity takes place beginning at 7:30 a.m. July 4 and runs through the morning and early afternoon with a variety of races, from competitive jaunts to hospital bed races featuring guys in Elvis costumes to the aforementioned Guns and Hoses competition between area police and firefighters, racing against each... Read More