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Natural Awakenings Lehigh Valley

YMCA Firecracker Run/Walk

May 26, 2016 06:26PM

The YMCA o f Easton, Phillipsburg and Vicinity, a branch of the Greater Valley YMCA, will hold the 18th annual Firecracker 4-Miler Run/Walk on July 4 for families and competitive runners at Fairview Park, in Palmer Township. Run or walk; strollers welcome. Children will love the free, one-mile Kids Fun Run around the ball field.

Onsite registration begins at 7 a.m., run starts at 8:30 a.m. walk starts at 8:35 a.m. and Kids Fun Run starts 9:30 a.m. Medals are awarded for top male/female runner and walker, and top three male/female times by age category.

With centers in Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton, Nazareth and Catasauqua, The YMCA helps members lead a healthier life – by building relationships, providing a way for you to be part of your community, helping members help others and, of course, get a great workout through programs and fitness equipment.

Cost is $25 for 12 and up; $10 for 8 to 11; and free for strollers. Early bird discount before Jun. 23. For complete details and registration, download the brochure at For more information, call 610-438 6065 or visit

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