Jul 4, 2019 | 7:30 AM | Thursday

Thu Jul 4, 7:30 AM - Thu Jul 4, 10:30 AM
251 Park Ave S, Winter Park , FL 32789

Community: Winter Park

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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.

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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.

Race Beneficiary - Track Shack Youth Foundation

Thursday, July 4, 2019
6:45 am: Team Challenge Winner Announcement
7:30 am: 5k (3.1 miles)
8:30 am: Watermelon Eating Contest
8:45 am: FREE Kids' Run

Please arrive 45 min. to an hour early!

251 Park Avenue South
Winter Park, FL 32789

Event Highlights:
• Military Personnel and dependents receive a $10 discount and a special bib!
• Post race party with ice-cold watermelon
• Watermelon Eating Contest
• Team Challenge
• Commemorative Gender Specific Tank Top
• FREE Kids' Run

Supporting Our Troops:
• Special Bib & $10 Discount
• Military Appreciation Staycation from Rosen Hotels
• Food Drive
• Team Challenge

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.

Food Drive
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.

13th Annual Watermelon Eating Contest
3 men & 3 women will be chosen to participate in our Watermelon Eating Contest. Contest will begin at 8:30 am. All interested participants may sign up on race day at the Track Shack tent. Contestant names will be randomly selected and announced at 8:20 am.

Watermelon Queens
2018 Florida Watermelon Queen, Camri Campbell will be onsite for photographs and to preside over the Watermelon Eating Contest!

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