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L.A. Chinatown Firecracker Run/Walk & Bike Ride
February 15-February 16
The Los Angeles Chinatown Firecracker 5/10K Run/Walk is the largest and longest-running Lunar New Year charity run in the United States.
Celebrate the Year of the Rat with opening ceremonies that include lion dancers and traditional lighting of 100,000 firecrackers, and their Firecracker Festival - featuring live entertainment, food, merchandise, arts/crafts, and attractions for spectators and participants.
Established in 1978, Firecracker has since grown to include a Bike Ride, Kiddie Run and PAW’er Dog Walk and serves the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area with support from the City of Los Angeles. All proceeds are reinvested into the community, in support of elementary schools and non-profit organizations, providing services and programs that benefit local neighborhoods.