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Fireball Run Welcome Celebration

  • September 24, 2017 - September 24, 2017
  • Location: Peace Plaza Downtown
  • Address: 1st Avenue SW & 1st Street SW, Rochester, MN 55902
  • Times: 2 - 6 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • Contact: Tracy Austin
  • Phone: 507-288-4331
  • Venue: Peace Plaza Downtown
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Help welcome the Fireball Run Big Country participants and crew as they roll into Rochester.  Fireball Run is an authentically filmed series chronicling the endeavor and excitement of 40 aspirational driving teams leaving their lives behind in search of amazing places, unique attractions, and extraordinary people.

Throughout every competition day, these teams are provided several trivia clues called Missions, each one relating to a unique point of interest. If solved, it's answer reveals a location they must get to. Upon arrival to Rochester's Peace Plaza, the teams will be presented unique tasks and challenge activities.  

During the welcome celebration you'll have an opportunity to see 85 collector cars and meet the teams driving them. Some team members include astronaut Marcos Pontes, Miss America, Red Ranger Power Ranger, and more. Local car enthusiasts are also invited to bring their cars down for display along 2nd Street.

Live Music by Annie Mack.

Rochester is the second stop in the race from Eau Claire, WI to Rapid City, SD.