5K Firecracker Fun Run - July 4, 2017

Event Type: Parks


Celebrate America's birthday with a run through the beautiful streets of University Park!  On Tuesday, July 4, before the Park Cities July 4 Parade, the City of University Park will host its annual "UP Firecracker 5-K Fun Run." 

Designed for participants of all ages and abilities, the run will begin and end at Curtis Park. Start time is 7:30 a.m. The City will provide participation medals for all those who complete the run. 

Fun Run registration details:

All participants, regardless of age, must register for the event. Runners 12 and under participate for free.  Fun Run t-shirts are guaranteed ONLY to those who pre-register.   For those who choose to register the day of the event, race t-shirts will be distributed on a first come, first served basis until the remaining shirts are gone.

Pre-Registration: For participants 13 and over, the fee to pre-register is $15. Monday, June 26 is the last day to pre-register, and be guaranteed a shirt. Please DO NOT mail forms after this date!

Race Day Registration: Registration the day of the race begins at 6:30 a.m. at Curtis Park. The fee for those 13 and over on race day is $20.

Make checks payable to City of University Park Fun Run.

For more details and a map of the race route, please visit the City’s website at, or contact the Parks and Recreation Department office at 214-987-5488.


If weather delays or cancels the event it will be posted here and notification will be made on Twitter and Nextdoor.


Curtis Park
University Park,TX