On Tuesday, July 3, get ready to greet the Fourth of July at the Firecracker 5000 5K run/walk, just before midnight.

Be among the first to greet the Fourth of July at the Firecracker 5000 5K run/walk through downtown Seattle starting just before midnight Tuesday. Festive glow-in-the-dark T-shirts and bracelets are included, and patriotic-themed costumes and/or red, white and blue clothes are encouraged. Registration is $30 before July 2, $40 day of race, with discount for Club Northwest running-club members; 11:55 p.m. Tuesday, registration and packet pickup at 10 p.m., Memorial Stadium, 401 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle (206-729-9972 or www.promotionevents.com/Firecracker/index.htm).