2018 Race Results link below. Pictures are also posted. There will be more photos posted shortly. Thank you for supporting the Broomall Rotary and participating in our race. Our club uses the money to provide Scholarships to Marple residents and supporting other community groups. We also support RotoPlast which is an International project that helps children around the world. Thank you to all of our sponsors, volunteers, runners, Boy Scouts, and Students, and the 4th of July Race Committee. Update 7/7/2018


Our Cause

Rotary International LogoCharity Run 5k The Broomall Rotary has been performing community service work since 1961. The race proceeds fund the Broomall Rotary's local charitable service projects.

The Broomall Rotary's Firecracker 5K is a 5 kilometer running event that will precede the Marple-Newtown 4th of July Parade. The parade and race day is Wednesday, July 4, 2018.

Prizes / Raffles

  • To Be Announced
  • Plus more…

Previous Race Results

The Broomall Rotary Club would like to sincerely thank everyone involved with the Firecracker 5K, especially our sponsors and all the runners. Your efforts will help our Rotary Club make a difference in the lives of many people in our community and world. Thank you for making our run a success.

2018 race results

2018 photo gallery

2017 race results

2017 photo gallery

2016 race results

2016 photo gallery

2015 race results

2015 photo gallery

2014 race results

2014 photo gallery

2013 race results

2013 photo gallery

2012 race results

2011 race results

2010 race results

2018 Race Information

DATE Wednesday, July 4, 2018 (Rain Date* - TBD)
TIME8:00 - 9:00 AMRegistration
9:25 AM5K Starts
10:30 AMPrizes
COURSEStarts on W. Chester Pike at Malin Road near the Broomall Fire Station. Proceed west up W. Chester Pike just beyond Bryn Mawr Avenue in Newtown Square. U-turn back to the starting point and lead the Parade back to the Broomall Fire House. Water at 1 mile & 2 miles. All runners must reach the turn-around point by 10:00 AM. Click here for course map.
T-SHIRTFor all Early-Bird registrants, while supply lasts for all others.
– Chip Timing
REGISTRATIONOnline:Click here to register online by June 27
Paper:– Through July 2nd at The Running Place
– Mail received by June 27, 2018
Click here for registration form
PACKET PICKUP Saturday, June 30, 3PM - 6PM and Monday, July 2, 4PM-6PM at the Running Place in Newtown Square, and 8AM - 9AM the day of the race at the race tent near Start/Finish
REGISTRATION FEES TypeEarly Bird by June 21After June 21 and Paper Registration
17 & Under$15$20
Family (3 shirt max)$50$65
PRIZES Ceremony at 10:30AM;
Categories: Top 3 M&F - Overall; and by age group - 14 & Under; 15-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+

*Rain Date for parade and race/walk is TBD. Check www.Firecracker5KRun.com on July 4, 2018.