Awards & Rules 2018-06-27T20:51:09+00:00
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AWARDS & RULES

Firecracker4 race will be awarding $6000 in cash prize money, 174 Firecracker4 engraved medals, 72 USATF Team Medals and 78 miscellaneous prizes.

Click on the segments below to see award and eligility information for each category.

INDIVIDUALS

Open Individual Category Awards:

  • Cash Awards, Medals and other Prizes for the top 3 male and top 3 female finishers
  • Medals and other prizes for the top 10 male and top 10 female finishers.
Overall Race Winner 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place
Male $500 $300 $150
Female $500 $300 $150

Age Group Category Awards:

  • 14 and under (male and female) – Medals
  • 5 year age groups to 75 and over (male and female) – Medals
Age Graded Category Awards

Top 3 male – Cash Awards and Medals
Top 3 female – Cash Awards and Medals

Overall – Age Graded 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place
Male $125 $75 $50
Female $125 $75 $50

Public Safety Category:

  • Eligibility – Must be active or retired member of Police, Fire or EMS
  • You must be registered as a runner in the Public Safety Category if you want to
  • be a member of a Public Safety Team.
  • You can compete in the Public Safety category as an individual.

Military Category:

  • Eligibility – Must be active, veteran or retired Military
  • You must be registered as a runner in the Military Category if you want to
  • be a member of a Military Team.
  • You can compete in the Military category as an individual.

TEAMS

Click on the segments below to see award and eligibility information for each category.

USATF Adirondack Club Team Championships
Eligibility

  • Must have valid USATF member ID
  • Must be USATF registered Adirondack Club
  • Student athletes are ineligible for these cash prize races per NCAA regulations

Any questions regarding USATF teams can be directed to Renee Tolan LDR Chair at ldr@adirondack.usatf.org

Teams 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place Declare Score
Open Male $125 $75 $50 up to 9 5
Open Female $125 $75 $50 up to 7 4
Masters Male 40+ $125 $75 $50 up to 9 5
Masters Female 40+ $125 $75 $50 up to 7 4
Open Male Age Graded 50+ $125 $75 $50 up to 5 3
Open Female Age Graded 50+ $125 $75 $50 up to 5 3

Scholastic Team Championship 

  • Eligibility – Must be a Elementary, High School or College Student
  • Male teams and female Teams, No co-ed teams
  • 1st, place team – Medals and Plaque
  • 2nd and 3rd place teams -Medals
  • Up to 7 Team members but not less than 5 can be declared. The first 5 finishers score.

Public Safety Team Championship

  • Eligibility – Must be active or retired member of Police, Fire or EMS
  • Team can be all male, all female or co-ed. Only one Team Award will be  be given for this category regardless of gender or composition
  • 1st place team – Medals and Plaque
  • 2nd and 3rd place teams – Medals
  • Team can be all male, all female or co-ed. Only one Team Award will be given for this category regardless of gender or composition.
  • Up to 5 Team members but not less than 3 can be declared. The first 3 finishers score.

Military Team Championship

  • Eligibility – Must be active, veteran or retired Military
  • Team can be all male, all female or co-ed. Only one Team Award will be  be given for this category regardless of gender or composition
  • 1st place team – Medals and Plaque
  • 2nd and 3rd place teams – Medals
  • Team can be all male, all female or co-ed. Only one Team Award will be given for this category regardless of gender or composition.
  • Up to 5 Team members but not less than 3 can be declared. The first 3 finishers score.

Run Your Colors Team Competition

  • Eligibility – Anyone that is registered can be on a team.
  • Team can be all Male, all Female or Co-ed. One team award will be given for this category regardless of gender or composition.
  • Organize a team from your workplace or a team of friends and family, anything goes!

Scoring 

  • The team with the most registered runners will win.
  • The team with the greatest age spread between youngest high school runner and alumni wins a special team photo

Awards

  • Trophy for top team and team picture on Firecracker4 website for one year.
  • 1st place team earns a $1000 donation to the not for profit organization of their choice
  • 2nd place team earns a $500 donation to the not for profit organization of their choice
  • 3rd place team earns a $250 donation to the not for profit organization of their choice

Note: Team captains must provide a team picture