Red, White & Boom! - 2020

Presented by Summit Brewing Company

Red, White & Boom!

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Star-Spangled Fun on the Fourth of July

There’s something for everyone at the Red, White & Boom!, presented by Summit Brewing Company, including a family-friendly morning of races and post-race grill and picnic to celebrate the Fourth of July. All three looped courses start and end next to the Mississippi River in Minneapolis with a bold final mile crossing the iconic, American-flag lined Stone Arch Bridge.

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 ten years of the event's existence (2010 through 2020). Fewer than 100 members remain! These runners can be identified by a special backtag and especially bright smiles at the finish line!

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Minneapolis Riverfront Celebrations

Celebrate America's Independence Day at the FREE Minneapolis Red, White and Boom festival!, a two-day celebration hosted by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board with an outdoor movie in the park, Family Fun Zone, local vendors, balloon artists, face-painting, and more!

The annual event attracts more than 75,000 people to sites along the downtown Minneapolis riverfront, and also features live music, great food, fun activities for the whole family, and the grand finale - a huge fireworks display over the Mississippi River at 10 p.m.

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When is the race?

Red, White & Boom! is Saturday, July 4, 2020.

Where is the race?

The Red, White & Boom! takes place in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Finish Festival is hosted in Northeast Minneapolis at Father Hennepin Bluff Park.

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!

Can I volunteer for this race?

Yes! We're looking for people available to volunteer at the event on race day. Help us set up the event, serve participants on course, manage logistics, and more. Click here to sign up online!