(February 28, 2015)
(March 1, 2015)
7:30am: Run/Walk Opening Ceremony
8:00am: 5K Run/Walk
8:30am: 10K Run/Walk
9:45am: Kiddie Run
T-SHIRT SIZING TIPS
The 5K run/walk is an out and back course that takes participants past the main entrance to Dodger Stadium.
The 10K course is a challenging run through the hills of Elysian Park.
For 2015, The Firecracker Bike Ride will offer cyclists the choice of a 20 mile or a 30+ mile route. Please observe the parking time limit on the parking meters in Chinatown on Saturday.
Event begins with warm up exercises and a short discussion about exercising and the importance of reading. The course features a turnaround at Bishops Road, then back to the official finish line.
What is the refund policy?
All entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. You may not give or sell your registration to another individual – if you do this it could result in your disqualification as well as that of the runner who uses your race number. The entry fee for this year’s event will NOT transfer to next year’s event, no exceptions. This policies stays in effect whether you are injured, have an unexpected business or family emergency, pregnancy, etc. There are NO exceptions. Any inquiry regarding this policy will be directed back to this page. The L.A. Chinatown Firecracker 5/10k Run/Walk, Kiddie Run and Bike Ride events will be held, rain or shine.
The L.A. Chinatown Firecracker Run Committee (LACFRC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to promote physical fitness, literacy, and cultural engagement through community-based events.
LACFRC is 100% volunteer-operated. 100% of net proceeds are reinvested in the local community. The annual L.A. Chinatown Firecracker 5/10K Run/Walk & Bike Ride is one of Southern California's premier Lunar New Year traditions and the LACFRC's signature fundraising event. Since its inception in 1979, the LACFRC has contributed over $600,000 to a variety of elementary schools and service organizations, including The 100 Mile Club, Alpine Recreation Center, Asian American Tutorial, Chinese Historical Society of Southern California, Chinatown Senior Citizens Service Center, and Friends of the Chinatown Library.
Through the Asian Pacific Community Fund (APCF), the L.A. Chinatown Firecracker Run Committee (LACFRC) Fund offers grant opportunity to all eligible 501(c)(3) organizations conducting programs for the underserved Asian and Pacific Islander population in Los Angeles and/or Orange Counties.
The LACFRC Fund, also known as the “Firecracker Fund,” utilizes grant monies to promote the overall health, lifestyles and well-being of its grantees. Funds are derived from the participant and sponsorship fees of the annual L.A. Chinatown 5/10K Run/Walk & Bike Ride event, celebrating the Lunar New Year.
Past and current Firecrakcer Fund Recipients:
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