Melon Dash

5K & Fun Run | McKinney, TX

August 2019

 

Enjoy Cold Watermelon & Summer Running

RUN. EAT. CELEBRATE!

Join us for a great summer race on a relaxing course throughout the quiet streets of McKinney. Participants will be greeted at the finish with cool towels and refreshments, including cold, sweet watermelon. Our sponsor village will be packed with goodies including a DJ, photo booth, free Hairy Gorilla pickle slushy shots & free hot dogs! Bring your friends and family along to enjoy the fun.

EVENT PRICING

Pricing and Registration Coming Soon.

EVENT DETAILS

EVENT ADDRESS

Towne Lake Park Recreational Area
1405 Wilson Creek Pkwy
McKinney, TX 75069

WEATHER INFORMATION

☀️ Mostly Sunny
72℉ - 85℉ Avg
96℉ High
76℉ Low
Sunrise 6:41 am

PACKET PICKUP

Orange Theory Fitness Addison
5290 Belt Line Rd #156
Addison, TX 75254

Orange Theory Fitness West Frisco
3555 Legacy Dr.
Frisco, TX 75034

Orange Theory Fitness Fort Worth
2600 W 7th St. #131
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Orange Theory Fitness Uptown
4447 N. Central Expy #100
Dallas, TX 75205

Race Day at Race Site

Towne Lake Park Recreation Area
1405 Wilson Creek Pkwy
McKinney, TX 75069

THE COURSE

The Melon Dash 5K course goes through the historic neighborhoods of McKinney. The community truly comes out and cheers during the race. You will see homeowners playing you tunes, running alongside you and helping support our great cause.

AWARDS

  • 1st-3rd 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, 75–79, & 80+

Chip timing is required to be eligible for awards.

SWAG

  • Custom Cotton T-Shirt
  • Run Project Sunglasses
  • 3" Melon Dash Finisher Medal
Melon Dash 2018 Swag

RACE DAY GOODIES

  • 2 Water Stops
  • Cool Towels At Finish Line
  • Ice Cold Watermelon
  • Free Hotdogs
  • Free Hairy Gorilla Snowballs Pickle Slushy Shots
  • Free Photo Booth With Donations Benefiting Animal Rescue Crusaders of Texas

RACE DAY SCHEDULE

6:30 AM - Packet Pickup Opens

7:45 AM - Kids Fun Run Starts

8:00 AM - 5K Starts

9:15 AM - 5K Awards

CHARITY PARTNER

This year's Melon Dash will benefit the Animal Rescue Crusaders of Texas, a non-profit organization whose mission to rescue animals that are abandoned, homeless, and neglected. Their goal is to find loving forever homes for the animals they work hard to rescue and protect.

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