St. George’s coolest race, the Firehose Frenzy 5K, returns June 7 at Desert Color Lagoon

June 6, 2024

ST. GEORGE — Quickly becoming a can’t-miss event to start the summer, the Firehose Frenzy 5K offers an enjoyable way to fight the rising temperatures. Taking place on Friday, June 7 at 9 p.m. at Desert Color (820 W Akoya Pearl Street), runners will delight as St. George Fire Department trucks spray them with water along the course.

Following the race, registered participants are invited to enjoy a pool party, water aerobics and a watermelon-eating contest at the Desert Color Lagoon.

“The Firehose Frenzy 5K really is the party of the summer,” said recreation coordinator Shakayla Allen. “It’s an experience the whole family can enjoy. You won’t want to miss the pool party and games after the run.”

Packet pickup is June 7 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Desert Color. All finishers will receive a medal.

A portion of the event proceeds will benefit the St. George Firefighters Association.

“Our firefighters are an integral part of our community serving as first responders, community helpers, and educators,” Allen added. “Sign up for the race and come meet our firefighters.”

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About the City of St. George

St. George is the largest city in Washington County and the fifth-largest city in Utah with more than 100,000 residents. In recent years, people from across the United States have been attracted to St. George’s world class healthcare, active lifestyle, access to university education and proximity to unrivaled recreation. Scenic beauty abounds throughout the city and region including Snow Canyon State Park, Quail Creek and Sand Hollow Reservoirs, and Zion National Park. With an average of about 300 days of sunshine per year, the community welcomes all to live, work, play and eat and experience the ‘Brighter Side’ in St. George, Utah.


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