Red, White & Boom! - 2018

Red, White & Boom!

Available Races
Event Info

Holiday Destination

The event is part of a two-day festival with an evening fireworks display over the Mississippi River!

Great Gear

Earn an exclusive 2018 finisher medal and Brooks® short-sleeve, technical shirt, designed locally by Kick.

Minneapolis Course

Start and finish at Boom Island Park in Minneapolis as the course takes runners through the city's parkways.

Virtual Option

Don't miss out due to logistics: earn your swag with the Virtual Race. Run anywhere, any time, any distance!

Finishers Grill-Out

Join the celebration: hot dogs (veggie option available), drinks, photo stop, and fun picnic activities!

VIP Upgrade

$25 buys you the full VIP package including private toilets and gear check, extra food, and a race day gift!

The 1776 Society: Running the Boom since 2010! 

The 1776 Society is an exclusive group of runners recognized for its consistency and persistence in having finished the Red, White & Boom! Half Marathon, Relay, or 5K race all seven years of the event's existence (2010 through 2016). Only 114 members remain! These runners can be identified by a special sticker on the corner of their race bibs and especially bright smiles at the finish line!

View 1776 Society Members


Check out our FAQs for answers to the most commonly asked questions about the Red, White & Boom!

Where is the race?

The Red, White & Boom! takes place in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The race area has historically been located in Northeast Minneapolis near Father Hennepin Bluffs Park and Boom Island Park.

How can I see if I'm registered?

Registration confirmation is available online. Click here to access the search function.

Where can I find race day information?

Select your distance above. On each page, you will find packet pick up details, hotel, parking, spectator and training team information. Scroll down to download the course map, see race details, parking information and more resources. Check back before the event for the latest information!