Chinatown Firecracker 5K/10K Run and Walk
Families can greet the Year of the Rat by participating in Chinatown's annual Firecracker 5K/10K Run and Walk. Kids 12 and under who participate in the Kiddie Run get a goodie bag.
Registration may be done on race day or online in advance. The starting point is at the intersection of N. Broadway and College Streets. Live music plays in the Chinatown Plaza for most of the day.
Registration starts at 6am; opening ceremonies are at 7:25am; 5K start 8am; 10K start at 8:30am; Kiddie Run starts at 9:45am. Parents can accompany kids on the Kiddie Run.
There is a carnival in the Kiddie Run area for all registered Kiddie Run participants from 7-11 AM, with carnival games, face painting, petting zoo, and puppet show.