The annual 4th of July Firecracker 5K Fun Run is back! Organizers at Clarke County Hospital are in the heat of getting participant sign-ups and coordinating to make it a spectacular addition to this years’ 4th of July events. Interested participants are encouraged to register early so the event organizers have a good estimate of the number of runners/walkers as well as how many volunteers will be needed for the race.

osceola 4th of July firecriacker 5K fun run

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Click to open / download the registration form.

This years’ race course starts and finishes on Washington street, so the runners/walkers will be making their way through the course, part of which will be front of the crowd gathering for the 11:00 am 4th of July Parade (held on Saturday the 3rd). If you’re interested in participating in this year’s Firecracker 5K Fun Run, please click the registration image to the right to open / download the form. Or you can go to to access the form both as a download or a link to fill out online. 

All proceeds from the event will go to the Clarke County Hospital Foundation and used to purchase direct patient care items at the Hospital.


With entries coming in and the event growing daily, the team at CCH are looking to the community for volunteers to help make the race a success. Volunteers will be responsible for assisting participants before and after the race as well as support on the course during the race. Those that volunteer will receive a free volunteer shirt for their participation.

Those interested in volunteering should reach out to Clarke County Hospital Communication and Foundation Manager, Thomas Bahls at the hospital, phone: 641-342-5489 or email: [email protected]