Melon Dash 5K & Fun Run

Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 7:45am

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Join us again this August for a great summer race in downtown McKinney.  Located at and coinciding with the Chestnut Square Farmers Market, this race showcases the charm of McKinney, including its shady historic district streets. Participants will be greeted at the finish with cool towels and refreshments. Our sponsor village will be packed with goodies including live music, food and beer.  Participants will have the opportunity to stroll through the Farmers Market at the conclusion of the race. This year's race benefits the North Texas Cat Rescue.  Bring your friends and family along for the fun.

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Look for the following treats after the race:

  • Ice cold watermelon
  • Hutchins BBQ
  • Texas Roadhouse
  • Live Music
  • Beer


Melon Dash 2014
Registration Fees: 

Race is limited to the first 1400 to sign up.

Optional Race Insurance

If for any reason you are unable to start the race, this insurance would allow you to enter another like-distance event from Run Project at a future date.  Learn more.

Race Schedule: 

7:00 AM - Packet Pickup
7:45 AM - Start Kids Fun Run
8:15 AM - Start 5K
9:15 AM - 5K Awards

What You Get: 

All registered runners will receive a t-shirt with the race logo.


To be eligible for an award, you must wear a timing tag. Top 3 Overall Male & Female. 1st Overall Masters Male & Female .Top 3 Male & Female finishers in the following age groups: 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+


Your entry fee benefits the North Texas Cat Rescue, who are committed to the humane and compassionate treatment of cats.

Packet Pick Up: 

10am – 7pm Tuesday 7/28 through Thursday 7/30
Run On! Dallas-Mockingbird - 5400 E. Mockingbird #114
Run On! McKinney - 5180 Eldorado Pkwy. #200
Run On! Richardson - 1465 West Campbell Rd.
Run On! Coppell
- 680 N. Denton Tap Rd. #100

Run On! Frisco -  8300 Gaylord Pkwy #21