Firecracker 4

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The Dow Firecracker 4

Come Run with us on the Fourth of July!


Online Registration – Click HERE to register online – Form closes at midnight on July 1st:

EARLY online Registration through midnight June 2nd is $25

LATE online Registration June 2nd – July 1st is $30

Walk-up registration will still be available after the online form closes. Walk-up registration is $35

Dow Firecracker 4 Registration Form– Print and bring to packet pickup before or on race day. Click HERE for the walkup form. No mail-in registrations.

Registration and Packet Pick Up:

Wednesday, July 3: 4PM to 7PM at Dunbar Park Pavillion

Tuesday, July 4: 6:00-7:00am at Dunbar Park Pavilion

Course Map

The Dow Firecracker 4 is a 4 mile run through the neighborhoods of Lake Jackson primarily on Oak Drive and That Way.

Click HERE to see the all new course for 2019.

Historical Firecracker 4 Course retired in 2018

USATF Certification TX12092ETM – Course Map.


Caution to Google Maps Users: If you go to the address listed using Google Maps, you will end up down the street from Dunbar Park.
The Dunbar Park Entrance and Pavilion are right after 198 Anchusa, near the corner of Anchusa St. and That Way in Lake Jackson.
Parking is available at Dunbar Park, The Church of the Nazarene, and Brannen Elementary

From north of Lake Jackson:

Take 288 South to Lake Jackson.
Exit FM 2004 and turn left (east) under the underpass.
Turn right at the park entrance before the Church of the Nazarene.
The park pavilion is on the right.

From East of Lake Jackson:

Take 2004 West to Lake Jackson
Turn left on That Way
Turn right on Anchusa by the Church of the Nazarene
Turn left at the T intersection of the park entrance.
The park pavilion is on the right.

BASF Kids Run

The BASF Kids Run will begin at 7:15. Free T-shirts and finisher medals to all participants courtesy of BASF.

The BASF Kids Run is free and open to kids 12 and under. Kids 7-12 run is 1000 meters and the kids 6 and under run is 500 meters.

Print the Registration Form, fill it out and bring it with you on race day. Registration runs from 6:00-7:00 AM on race day.

Race Information

Date: Thursday, July 4, 2019

Time: Start time 7:30 A.M.

Location: Dunbar Park

Address: 803 FM 2004, Lake Jackson, Texas 77566

Course Cautions:

The course is open to vehicular traffic on the roads. There will be plenty of room for both runners and vehicles, but there won’t be much traffic at the time of the race.


Rain or shine, the race is on. In the event of lightning, we will delay the race start and wait for the weather to pass.

Course Measurement:

Click HERE to see the all new course for 2019.

Time Limit:

The race starts at 7:30 AM and closes at 9:00 AM.

Shirts, Awards, Post Race:

1. Each participant and volunteer will receive a race shirt.

2. Overall and Age group awards! Overall and Masters, Top 3 in age group awards for 14 & Under, 15-19, 20’s, 30’s, 40’s, 50’s, 60’s and 70’s plus.

3. Post Race Food and Drinks

Aid Stations:

There will be water available at the 1 mile, just past the 2 mile, and at the 3 mile points on the course.  Toilets are located at the start of the race near the pavilion.

Pre-race Announcements and National Anthem:

Race announcements and instructions will start at 7:20, just outside the pavilion.


Email us at

P.O. Box 3131
Lake Jackson, TX 77566-3131





Age Group Results


Overall Results

Age Group Results


Overall Results

Age Group Results


Overall Results

Age Group Results

Course Records

Firecracker 4 Course Records

Open MaleCesar Figuroa20:282009
Open FemaleLauren Smith22:322011
Male MastersBret Puderbaugh23:402000
Female MastersSusie Walters25:312006