43nd Annual Melon Run

Sunday July 4th, 2021

Gainesville, FL

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A July 4th tradition in Gainesville, the Florida Track Club hosts the almost "World Famous" 41st Annual Melon Run!  Enjoy the somewhat rolling hills on the course and then enjoy free watermelon and refreshments after the race.

High-quality shirts go to the 1st 350 registrants, so sign-up today!
Free race photos provided. 

The 3 Mile race starts at 8:00 AM.
The Free Kid's Fun Run starts at ~ 8:45 AM.

Join or renew membership with the Florida Track Club now to take advantage of discounted entry fees!

Albert "Ray" Massey Westside Park
1001 NW 34th Street Gainesville, FL 32605

Packet Pickup will be at Gainesville Running & Walking (3600 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608) from noon until 6:30PM  July 3rd.

July 3rd registration at Gainesville Running & Walking.

Day of registration at the race start.

For Volunteer information please email [email protected]

As is the custom with the vast majority of charity races, there are absolutely no refunds or transfers!

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Start Location

1001 NW 34th Street, Gainesville, FL

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