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Registration is now open for the 45th running of the Cranford Jaycees Firecracker 4-Miler! This great holiday tradition takes place on July 4th, 2024 on a fast, flat, USATF certified, scenic course with tree-lined streets and bike trails beginning at Nomahegan Park in Cranford.

Races include the traditional 4 miler course (8:30 am), the 1 mile family fun run (8:00 am), and a Virtual Run option. The 4 mile race features mile splits, water stops, and chip timing.

Technical race shirts and souvenir race pint glasses are included in the registration price.

After the race, enjoy refreshments, music, popcorn, ice pops, and face painting while listening to our DJ and watching the prize ceremony. Be part of one of Cranford's great Independence Day traditions, and start your 4th off with a bang!

More details can be found on the road race page.

About the Jaycees

For more than 50 years the Cranford Jaycees have combined networking, community activity, individual development, and training while making friends for life.

Members participate in volunteer community events, establish rewarding friendships and professional contacts, and experience the gratification of servicing humanity.

Throughout the year, the Cranford Jaycees hold many events to raise funds that go towards the Jaycees scholarship programs and other local causes. Additionally, the Jaycees are frequently called upon to assist with manpower to help run events in town.

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We hold a number of events throughout the year to raise funds for community needs or as a free activity for the town's enjoyment.

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If you’re interested in joining or have any questions, email us at or stop by a general meeting.

Meetings are typically held on the second Thursday of every month from September – May. Check our Calendar to confirm.