23RD ANNUAL HUNTER VISION WATERMELON 5K ON JULY 4TH IN WINTER PARK
- When: Friday, July 4, 2014, time TBA
- Where: Downtown Winter Park
- Cost: Not available
- Age limit: Not available
- Categories: Outdoor, Community
23RD ANNUAL HUNTER VISION WATERMELON 5K ON JULY 4TH IN WINTER PARK 4000+ Runners/walkers will go the extra mile to honor military personnel and their families.
WINTER PARK, FL Runners, walkers and fitness enthusiasts of all ages can have summertime fun by
participating in the Hunter Vision Watermelon 5k, Friday, July 4 on Park Avenue in Downtown Winter
The 3.1-mile run/walk begins at 7:00 a.m. It’s an All-American-style celebration featuring a shady course,
entertainment, free kids’ run and the crowd favorite, the Watermelon Eating Contest. Participants can show support for local military in two ways: 1) Food Drive. Contribute a non-perishable food items for distribution through the Orlando VA Medical Center’s Veterans in Need Program.
2) Team Challenge competition. Runners and walkers form teams of any kind: corporate, running club, ROTC, church group, etc. All teams receive recognition and the largest team will have a $500 donation made on their behalf to a local 501© (3) organization that supports military service. All 5k registrants who are active or retired, reservist military service personnel and family members will receive special recognition by a unique bib number will be entered into a prize drawing to win a Military Appreciation Staycation including a two night stay at Rosen Centre, two tickets to SeaWorld & Aquatica and a $75 Darden restaurant gift card. The randomly chosen winner will be announced after the race. Proceeds benefit the Track Shack Foundation, a 501 ©(3) organization established to promote health and
fitness with an emphasis on youth athletics.
Registration required. For more information or to register run to TrackShack.com.