Red, White & Boom! TC Kids Sparkler Dash

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Bring the little ones for FREE kid-friendly races at Red, White & Boom!, presented by Summit Brewing Company. Run a Pre-K Dash, Half Mile, or Mile, then enjoy the family-friendly games, festival and grill-out at the county fair-themed running and Independence Day celebration.

Fun, Supportive Environment 

Races organized so participation and enjoyment always takes first place. 

Ready for a 4 mile? 

Red, White & Boom! 4 mile entry is free to runners aged 18 and under who are ready for a bigger challenge. 

Age-Appropriate Races 

Choose between 1 mile, half mile and pre-K dash distances. 

Finisher award 

Every Sparkler Dasher earns a gift for participating. 

Race Details
TC Kids Run Free Program

NEW in 2022! All kids aged 18 and under are welcome to run any distance for free.  Kids in the 4 Mile will receive the same amenities as the adults. To learn more about the TC Kids Run Free Program click here

Kids in the TC Kids Tater Trot will receive a fun finishers gift.  There will be age appropriate distances including an approximate mile, half mile, and pre-K dash.

Packet Pick Up

Provide your race number (emailed race week) to pick up your race materials.

Race morning packet pick up at the event is available for those unable to attend packet pick up.  




Summit Brewing Company Ratskeller

Saturday July 2 

1 p.m. - 7 p.m. 

Summit Brewing Company Ratskeller

Sunday July 3 

1 p.m. - 7 p.m. 

Boom Island Park 

RACE DAY, July 4 

7 a.m. - 9 a.m. 

Included at packet pick up: 

  • Race bib with attached timing device (do not bend) 

  • Four pins to attach your bib to your shirt 

  • Participant gear 

  • Race day information and customer service support: Event Alert System level, last-minute course changes, parking tips, large maps 

  • TCM merchandise available for purchase 


Friends and family are welcome to come to the race, bring a motivational sign, and watch and cheer on participants! As always, please be respectful of private property and do not enter the race course. Pedestrians are permitted to cross the course at intersections where race officials are present to direct foot traffic. 

Please be cautious of areas with no parking signs and be aware of traffic conditions in the city of Minneapolis. Please do not park in the Ramsey Neighborhood (adjacent to Boom Island Park). This is reserved for residents. 


Volunteers keep us in motion! Register here to be a race day volunteer for RWB! 2022.