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Celebrate your 4th of July at the 5th annual Hercules Dynamite 5K Run/Walk located along the beautiful Eucalyptus trees of scenic Refugio Valley Park. The event offers chip timed, closed course 5K run/walk (3.1 Mile), 1 Mile walk and 1/4 Mile event designed for Kids ages 3-8. The distances are flat, fun and are perfect for all levels of runners or walkers. Stay afterwards and enjoy the post race Expo, refreshments, awards and the 4th of July Parade. Custom event shirt guaranteed if registered by June 20th.

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Steve S
"Great little race right here in our own community! Great course for going after..."
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How to enter the Celebrate Hercules 5K

  1. 5k Run/Walk

    Run 5km
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  2. Kids 1/4 Mile

    Run 0.25mi
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  3. 1 Mile Walk

    Run 1mi
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Celebrate Hercules 5K routes

Courses are hills, paved roadways and park paths.

Event Details

What’s Included

Official T-Shirt: Event registration includes custom shirt if participants register by June 30th. While supplies last after.

Timing: 5K run/walk will be chip timed/scored and results will be posted after the event. Bib must be worn to be timed/scored. Awards for overall 5K M/F.

Raceday Logistics

In Person Registration & Packet Pick-Up: Tuesday 7/3
Hercules Senior Center
111 Civic Drive
Hercules, CA 94547

Hours will be 4:30 PM -7:00PM

Registration: opens at 7 am
5k starts: 8:30 am
1 mile fun run: 8:30 am
Kids Run: 9:30 am


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5K Age Groups: 0-9, 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+

Kid's 1/4 Mile Age Group: 3-8

Event benefits the Community of Hercules. For more information, Bill Shea 510-590-7932.

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Celebrate Hercules 5K reviews

5 out of 5 stars

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    Steve S

    Did the 5k Run/Walk in 2019

    Great little race right here in our own community! Great course for going after a PR! Kudos to the Celebrate Hercules organization for organizing such a fun event!