Bryson City heats up with Firecracker 5K

The annual Firecracker 5K sponsored by the Bryson City Rotary Club is set for Monday, July 4, in conjunction with downtown festivities scheduled for later that day.

The race will begin at 8 a.m. with registration starting at 6:45 a.m.

It’s a fast, flat, road race through the Deep Creek community near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The race begins and ends at the administration building in downtown Bryson City.

Cost is $20 with a T-shirt or $15 without a T-shirt if you register online by 5 p.m. Friday, July 1. Cost goes up $5 afterwards.

To register by mail, send checks payable to Rotary Club of Bryson City with the completed registration form to Brian Thomas, P.O. Box 2305, Bryson City NC 28713. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 828.342.5015.

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