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*-*-* Pleasant Mount Firecracker 5K *-*-* Come out to Pleasant Mount and Join in the Race.
Preregistration (by June 25): $12.50/person, $25 cap per family. Race-day: $15/person, $30 cap per family.
Overall and age-group awards, T-shirt for preregistered entrants, Post-race festivities and parade!
All proceeds benefit to Boy Scout Troop 407, Pleasant Mount. A wheel-measured, 5,000-meter out-and-back. Gradual uphill first, downhill back.
Come out to Pleasant Mount and take in the Festivities.
Parade Starts at 10 AM.
There will be Speakers, Games, Refreshments, Silent Auction, Book Sale, Raffles, BBQ, Trophies for Floats and Tractors! And The Spectacular Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest.
*** 4th of July Float Contest ***
$100 Float Contest - The Most Original Float winner will receive a trophy plus a $100 cash prize. The runner-up will receive a trophy plus a $50 cash prize.
$50 Tractor Contest - Trophies along with a $50 Cash Prizes will be awarded for the Best-Looking Tractor and for the Oldest Tractor.
Children's Trophy - There will be a kids segment (ages 12 and under) for the most Patriotic Tractor and the winner will receive a trophy.
Kite Making and Flying Contest - There will be a Kite Making and Flying Contest this year after the Parade, with Prize's!
Veterans & Active Service FREE ADMISSION with proper ID.
Excellent 15-piece brass band with special guest conductor Jari Villanueva, well-known retired USAF Band ceremonial bugler.
They are the only professional and national organization dedicated to serving Veterans and Military Families by donating their time as a 501(C)(3) charity giving performances at a wide range of Veterans' organizations, events and hospitals.