Farm Bureau Watermelon Classic

Important Race Day Information

5k Runners: The race will begin promptly at 7:30 a.m.

5k Walkers: There will be a SECOND start for the walk at approximately 7:35 a.m. You must wait for this start!

  • There will be TWO water stations along the course near the 1st and 2nd mile and water & gatorade at the finish line.
  • Capitol Ortho will be at the finish line to assist or treat any injuries.
  • If you need assistance with anything including changing event or correcting information, you can make those changes on the Museum plaza under the orange tent before the start of the race.
  • Ice-cold watermelon will be waiting for you on Museum Plaza
  • Popsicles will be provided by St. Dominic’s at their tent by the Museum
  • Strollers are welcome, but please start at the back of the pack.
  • Pets are NOT allowed.

Prize awarded for the best costume! Stick around after the race to help us choose a winner to receive a $250 Fleet Feet gift card.

*You must complete the race in your costume to be eligible for prize*

The Blue Cross & Blue Shield 1 Mile Fun Run will begin at approximately 8:50 a.m.

A Tot Trot for ages 3 & under will be held immediately following the fun run. No registration required.

**AWARDS CEREMONY CHANGES**

Only the Overall Awards will be announced. Individual age category 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers must pick up their awards at the orange tent on the museum plaza.