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Los Angeles Chinatown Firecracker Run 10k

Since its inception, the L.A. Chinatown Firecracker Run Committee, Inc. (LACFRC) has contributed over $450,000 to local elementary schools and non-profit community organizations providing service and programs to benefit the community. The 5k and 10k runs start in Chinatown with hundreds of Chinese firecrackers providing an electrifying backdrop and literally getting runners off to a big bang!

2013 Race Winners · 2014 Results · 2012 Results · 2011 Results

Division Clock Time Name Age State/Country
Overall Male Winner 32:50 Henry Hagenbuch 28 Los Angeles, CA US
2nd Male Finisher 36:28 Nick Moore 15 Trabuco Canyon, CA US
3rd Male Finisher 36:38 Teerth Patel 18 Moorpark, CA US
Overall Female Winner 41:34 Jackie Juarez 24 Torrance, CA US
2nd Female Finisher 42:28 Alice Twu 20 Los Angeles, CA US
3rd Female Finisher 42:55 Roni Yamane 16 Arcadia, CA US

2013 Age-Group Winning Times · 2014 Results · 2012 Results · 2011 Results

Division Chip Time Name State/Country Age Age-Graded
1st Men 40-49 41:29 Oliver Seil Santa Monica, CA 40 68.50
1st Men 50-59 40:55 Phil Williams Oceanside, CA 55 78.17
1st Men 60-69 41:54 Frank Meza South Pasadena, CA 64 82.58
1st Men 70+ 52:14 Tom Duket Topanga, CA 70 70.23
1st Women 40-49 44:45 Heather Lower Glendale, CA 42 70.99
1st Women 50-59 46:57 Rikako Takei Gardena, CA 50 73.20
1st Women 60-69 50:18 Diane Schoolar Bakersfield, CA 62 80.19
1st Women 70+ 1:10:35 Julia Dunphy Harbor City, CA 70 64.65

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LocationLos Angeles, California
Race Distance10K
Race Date 2014February 23, 2014
  Race Date 2013  February 24, 2013
  Race Date 2012  February 12, 2012
  Race Date 2011  February 13, 2011
Start Time8:30 AM
Years Running35
2013 Total Finishers2,379
Age Group Awards5 Year
ExpoYes
Entry Fee28.00
 
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Recommended by: Lacey Marsac
"This uphill course takes you through the most scenic views above LA. The race begins in the heart of Chinatown. Through Elysian Park to the grounds of Dodger Stadium the energy of this race is amazing!! "

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Los Angeles Chinatown Firecracker Run 5k

2013 Race Winners · 2014 Results · 2012 Results · 2011 Results

Division Clock Time Name Age State/Country
Overall Male Winner 15:15 Eli Rodgriguez 29 Long Beach, CA US
2nd Male Finisher 15:32 John Mering 24 Claremont, CA US
3rd Male Finisher 15:57 Steven Vera 17 Whittier, CA US
Overall Female Winner 18:21 Maria Castaneda 27 Los Angeles, CA US
2nd Female Finisher 18:34 Natalie Miano 29 Pomona, CA US
3rd Female Finisher 19:36 Alexis Ramirez 14 Oak Hills, CA US

2013 Age-Group Winning Times

Division Chip Time Name State/Country Age Age-Graded
Men 40-49 17:19 Jose Loza Northridge, CA 46 82.48
Men 50-59 19:49 Chris Schuette Los Angeles, CA 53 76.28
Men 60-69 23:27 Steven Manaka Simi Valley, CA 62 69.58
Men 70+ 29:22 Michael Sultan Pacific Palisades, CA 70 60.05
Women 40-49 21:15 Young Park Glendale, CA 40 72.00
Women 50-59 24:11 Beverly Halter La Crescenta, CA 55 73.88
Women 60-69 24:23 Yoko Eichel Woodland Hills, CA 65 84.42
Women 70+ 31:24 Juanita Gonzalez Los Angeles, CA 73 74.58

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At A GlanceBest Road Races
LocationLos Angeles, California
Race Distance5K
Race Date 2014February 23, 2014
  Race Date 2013  February 24, 2013
  Race Date 2012  February 12, 2012
  Race Date 2011  February 13, 2011
Start Time8:00 AM
Years Running35
2013 Total Finishers2,877
Age Group Awards5 Year
ExpoYes
Entry Fee28.00
 
Online RegistrationUSATF Certified
 
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