Kick off the Fourth of July holiday weekend by participating in the Firecracker 5K Run.

The Seventh Annual Firecracker 5K Run will take place on Thursday, July 4, 2013 at the Morgan Family Community Center. The race will begin at 7:30 a.m. The cost for all ages to register is $20. Awards will be presented following the race in categories including Overall, Masters, Grand Masters, Senior grand Master and Veterans. Post-race refreshments will be provided.

Those interested may download a registration form on-line at the City of North Port’s website,, or register in person at the Morgan Family Community Center, 6207 W. Price Blvd.

For more information, contact Steve Lyons at or call (941) 429-PARK.