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Red Flint Firecracker Pre-Race Party Open to the Public

A night of music, food, drinks, and more – open to the public!  The firepits will be blazing and camaraderie flowing as the biking and trail running communities – along with anyone who wants to join the fun – unite for a celebratory night packed with good vibes the night before Eau Claire’s premiere trail running and mountain bike race – the Red Flint Firecracker.

Visit the Pre-Party page on the Red Flint Firecracker website for full event info »

Friday: Pre-Race Events

The night before the race, pick up your race packet at a kick-off party at the Oxbow Hotel.

From 6:00-10:00pm enjoy live music, full Lakely menu, outdoor burgers & brats, beer & cocktails bar, 1 free tap beer for racers, vendor & sponsor tents, micro bike races, cozy firepits, merch sales, and more.

Live Music: Irie Sol - featuring the reggae, funk, rock, jazz stylings of Irie Sol. Opening acts Caley Conway and Boy Howdy.

Downtown Group Run - A 3 mile group fun run on city trails. Leaves from the Oxbow Hotel Courtyard at 5:30pm and returns for the kick-off party.

Urban Group Road & Trail Ride - This 7-mile group fun ride will leave from the Oxbow Hotel Courtyard at 5:45, taking to the city streets and trails then returning for the party.




This event is over.

Fri. Jun. 23, 2023   5:30pm

For More Information
The Oxbow Hotel
516 Galloway St.
Eau Claire, WI 54703