o Travel US Hwy 65 North towards Branson.o Exit on Business Route US-65 and turn right toward downtown Branson.o After Skaggs Hospital, take the Round-About onto 5-lane Branson Landing Boulevard across the bridge and into the north (Belk) entrance.
Directions to Firecracker 5000
If you have never visited Branson Landing you’re in for a treat! Here is how to get there!Parking is at the north entrance (Belk entrance), parking garage, and south entrance (Bass Pro entrance). Remember, this year the race will start at the north entrace of Branson Landing.
From the North:
o Travel US Hwy 65 South towards Branson.o Exit on Business Route US-65 and turn left toward downtown Branson.o After Skaggs Hospital, take the Round-About onto 5-lane Branson Landing Boulevard across the bridge and into the north (Belk) entrance.
Race Date: Friday,July 4th, 2014 Start Time: 7:30am Location:Branson Landing, Branson, MissouriFees:Individuals - $20 until July 1st $25 thereafterTeams - Individual’s fee for each participant plus an additional $20 fee per team through July 1st. (Individual fee increases on early packet pick-up. No Team registrations will be accepted the day of the race.)The additional team fee is assessed to cover the costs of additional awards given to each team member in winning teams. Registering: •Mail-in individual and team registration forms may be found on our Registration page and must be received no later than July 1st, 2014•Individuals and teams may also register during the early packet pickup event on July 3rd, 2013 between noon and 6pm at Ridge Runner Sports•Individuals may register the day of race between 6:30am and 7:15am at Branson Landing, Branson, MO. However, no team registrations will be accepted on this date.If you choose to mail in your registration form please send it in time for it to reach our mailbox no later than July 1st, 2014. If you are unsure about the form reaching us in time please use the online registration option. Other options are to come to the early packet pickup event, or plan to be at Branson Landing early on race day to register on location. If we do not receive your registration in the mail by July 1st we will not be able to confirm you as a registered runner on race day and a new registration form and fee must be submitted. If this should occur please rest assured that we will return your initial registration form and payment to you once we receive it in our mailbox. Please remember to register and show up early on race day! Shirts will be provided for the first 300 runners. Last year we ran out and we do not want to upset anyone!Course Description: The course for Firecracker 5000 2014 We will start at the fountains right in the middle of the Branson Landing. The course will run along the Bass Pro parking lot into the Rv park down to Alexsander Park and back. On the switch back at Bass Pro you will run along the back side of the Landing around the Belk parking lot and then back to the fountians. It is a level course for all walkers/runners and provides a nice breeze by Lake Taneycomo.Finish Line: Managed by Ridge Runner Sports. Ozark Racing Systems, Springfield, MOAwards: A runner will NOT be able to win Both divisions.... Individuals •Overall winners (male & female) 5k,1st Place $25, 2nd Place $20, 3rd Place $10 plus Trophy•Overall winners (male & female) 10K:1st Place $25, 2nd Place $20, 3rd Place $10 plus Trophy•Awards to Masters (40+) male & female:o10K 1st Place - $25, 2nd Place - $20, 3rd Place - $10 plus Trophyo5K 1st Place - $25, 2nd Place - $20, 3rd Place - $10 plus Trophy•Medal awards three deep in the follwoing age divisions male & female: 14 & under, 15-19,20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80 & up TeamsMedal awards for each team member.•10K women’s, men’s, and co-ed: 1st Place, 2nd Place, and 3rd Place•5K women’s, men’s and co-ed: 1st Place, 2nd Place, and 3rd PlaceAdditional Team Information: •Teams must consist of no less than 5 members and no more than 7 members.•Cross country scoring will be used to calculate teams’ scores for awards. •Absolutely NO team registrations will be allowed on race day!Post-Race Celebration: Refreshments, awards, and drawing of GREAT DOOR PRIZES for registered runners!
Early Packet Pick-Up Even
Date: Thursday, July 3rd, 2014Location: Ridge Runner Sports3057 South FreemontSpringfield, MO 65804417.882.5590Time: Noon to 6pm