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Melon Dash

5K & Fun Run
AUGUST 4, 2018 - 7:45 AM
Towne Lake Park Recreational Area
1405 Wilson Creek Pkwy, McKinney, TX

Enjoy Cold Watermelon & Summer Running

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, snow cones & free hot dogs! Bring your friends and family along to enjoy the fun.


race pricing

    Series Pass Gets:

  • Entry to Run Project's 10 races over 12 months. The distances you will be entered in are based on the package you purchase. For example, if you choose the the 10K Series Pass, you would receive entry to the 10K distance at events where a 10K is offered. If a 10K is not offered, then you will be entered into the next distance down (shorter).
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    What is Race Insurance?

    Interested in Peace of Mind Race Insurance? Click here for details.

    Individual Entry:

  • Supported, Safe Course
  • Comfortable race Shirt
  • Collectable Bib number
  • Race Time recorded and published

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. Click here for more information about ARC

Packet Pickup

Tuesday (7/31/18) - Thurs (8/2/18) from 9AM-7PM

  • Orange Theory Fitness -Addison- 5290 Belt Line #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

Saturday (8/4/18)

  • Race Site - Towne Lake Park Recreation Area 1405 Wilson Creek Pkwy, McKinney, TX


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.

race dayschedule

Packet Pickup Opens

Kids Fun Run Starts

5K Starts

5k Awards

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