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Online Registration is closed

We are sorry on line registration is closed. You may register at the event from 3:30 to 5:30 at Lowell Park, on the 2d at 10 Lowell Avenue, Cotuit, MA 02635.

Thank you for wanting to take part in the Cotuit Firecracker 5k. We hope you are as excited as we are for a beautiful race course and a fun evening with food, friends and music.

The main parking area is at Lowell Park, 10 Lowell Avenue, Cotuit. We expect the main parking area to fill up quickly. Overflow parking can be found in the following areas: Putnam Avenue to the north of Lowell Avenue. Please do not park between Lowell and Main Street, or on Main Street between Lowell Avenue and the Waldorf School entrance, as both are part of the course.

The Start/Finish

Youth-All on the ball field:

The youth 3 and under start at 5:35 The three and under will start approximately 30 yards from 3rd base towards centerfield and run to 3rd base.

The youth 4-6 start about five minutes after the 3 and unders and run 100 yards, from centerfield to 3rd base. There will be a feather banner marking the start for the 4-6 year olds.

There will be a feather banner marking the finish for all of the youth events.

The youth 7-12 will start at 5:50 near home plate and run twice around the inside of the ball field. The run will be between cones marking the inside boundary and the the fences marking the ball field.


The 5k race starts at 6:00 p.m. at the corner of Main Street and Lowell Ave. Race staging will be organized on Lowell Avenue. Race staging will take place at approximately 5:55, as soon as the 7-12 year old’s finish their run. Runners who are hoping to win prize money should be at the front of the pack.


The bathrooms will be open at Lowell Park.

Food, After Party and Awards:

The post race festivities kick off after your run is completed! Music, craft brew, chowder, awards, and prizes, will make this a fantastic after party! Awards will be held at approximately 7:15 pm, and the shindig will wrap up at 8:30 pm.

The course:

There will be blue signs with arrows marking every turn as well as having marshalls with orange safety vests and flags at every turn. There will be feather banners marking the first ½ mile of the run and then there will be feather banners at each mile mark.

A water stop will be at approximately 1.5 miles, the water stop will be available for runners going out on the course and also returning to the finish line.

There will not be a Porta Pottie on the course itself so plan accordingly.

The cue sheet:

Main Run

1. The participants will start on Main Street at Lowell Avenue and run north to the Waldorf School
2. Turn left in to Waldorf School, proceed to Old Oyster
3. Turn left on to Old Oyster, and follow it to Highland.
4. Turn right on to Highland. Follow Highland to School Street,
5. Cross School Street to Piney, and run down Piney to Main Street
6. Turn right on to Main Street
7. Take the first left on to Oceanview.
8. Follow Oceanview to Main Street and turn right
9. Follow Main Street to Putnam Avenue
10. Turn right on Putnam Avenue to Lowell Avenue
11. Turn left on to Lowell, to the finish at the on Lowell Avenue.

Cotuit Firecracker 5k Same Day Activities:

3:30 Packet Pick up and Same Day registration open
4:00 Race Director makes announcements of what is happening, where and at what times, both inside and out side
5:00 Race Director repeats the announcements from 4:00
5:30 Packet Pick up and same day registration closes
5:35 America the Beautiful will be played, and we will recite the National Anthem
5:40 Youth three and under run starts
5:45 Youth 4-6 run starts
5:50 Youth 7-12 run starts
5:55 All 5k runners move to the start at the corner of Lowell and Main Street
6:00 The race starts
6:15 – 6:18 First runners cross the finish line
7:00 the last runners come in
7:15 awards are given out and prizes are distributed
8:30 event wraps up and everyone goes home

Online Registration Deadline: Thursday, Jul 1, 2021 at 7:00 AM ET

Total Event Registration Limit: 600

Select Your Category

Category Start Time Distance Prizes Field Limit Fee
Youth 3 and under $0 5:40 PM 30 meters Medals to all youth participants 50 $0
  • 30 yard dash
Youth 6 and under $0 5:40 PM 100 meters Medals for all youth 6 and under 50 $0
  • A 100 yard dash
Youth 7-12 $10 5:45 PM .5 miles Medal for all youth that finish the 1/2 mile run 50 $10
  • A one half mile run. The participants in this part of the event may also run the 5k. The fee covers either or both events for this age group
Only 6 spots available!
Youth 13-18 $15 6:00 PM 5 km Medals for first through third male and female 50 $15
  • Part of the 5k run
19 and over 5k $35 6:00 PM 5 km Cash prizes for the first 5 finishers both male and female, and medals to the first through third ma 350 $35
  • The main run
A Virtual 25 Mile Bike Ride $25 see event details 25 miles No prizes just the pleasure of knowing you have ridden around Cotuit. $25
  • A virtual 25 mile bike ride around the iconic, scenic Cape Cod Village of Cotuit.

Location & Contact

Location address:
10 Lowell Avenue, Cotuit, MA  02635
Event Phone Number:
(508) 280-7903
Event Website
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