Annual Firecracker 5K goes off Monday morning

    What: 26th annual Hargray Hilton Head Firecracker 5000 Road Race

Where: Mall at Shelter Cove

When: Monday, 8 a.m.

Notes: This year's race will feature a new course that wraps around the Mall at Shelter Cove. A crowd of more than 1,250 is expected to participate, organizer Mark Weisner said in a release. ... Late registration is from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. today at the center courtyard inside the Mall at Shelter Cove and from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. Monday behind the mall. ... The race is open to all ages and abilities, but no pets, baby joggers or strollers are permitted. ... A post-race celebration will include live music from Chris Jones, fresh fruit, cold beverages and door prizes. ... A portion of the proceeds from the race go to Hilton Head Aquatics and the Hilton Head Runners Club.

Information: Go to or call 757-8520.