Start your Independence Day the right way with a 5k! Join friends, family and neighbors for a morning celebration featuring ice cold watermelon and American pride.
All runners receive a festive t-shirt, plentiful refreshments, ice-cold watermelon!
6:45 am: Team Challenge Winner Announcement
7:00 am: 5k (3.1 miles)
8:00 am: Watermelon Eating Contest
8:15 am: FREE Kids' Run
Please arrive 45 min. to an hour early!
Park Avenue in Winter Park, FL
251 Park Avenue South
Winter Park, FL 32789
Military Personnel and family receive a $10 discount and a special bib!
Military Appreciation Staycation
Military personnel or family are automatically entered into a chance to WIN! Staycation open to military personnel and family 18 and over. Winner is chosen at the event. Thank you for your service!
• 2-Night Stay at Rosen Centre
• $100 to Everglades Restaurant located in the Rosen Centre
Watermelon 5k Team Challenge
Create a team and show your support of our local military! The team with the most participants will have a $500.00 donation made on their behalf to a local 501c3 organization that supports military service.
We’re collecting non-perishable food items for the Orlando VA Medical Center’s VSO Food Pantry. Our goal is 1000 food items! Collected items are to be brought to the race.
12th Annual Watermelon Eating Contest
3 men & 3 women will be chosen to participate in our Watermelon Eating Contest. Contest will begin at 8:00 am. All interested participants may sign up on race day at the Track Shack tent. Top male and female winners receive festive watermelon merchandise.
2017 Florida Watermelon Queen, Savannah Christensen, will be coming to the Watermelon 5k for meet and greet opportunities and to preside over the Watermelon Eating Contest!
Race Beneficiary - Track Shack Youth Foundation
$30 Through June 23
$33 June 24 - July 3
$38 Race day at race site
Discount for youth and seniors
Discount for military personnel and family members
Friends & Family Pricing
Bib & Shirt Pick-Up
Saturday, June 30 -- 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday, July 2 - Tuesday, July 3 --10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Race day at the race site -- Starting at 5:30 am
For full details and to register please visit http://trackshack.com/event/114