Farm Bureau Watermelon Classic 5k Run/Walk

Sat July 4, 2020

The Annual Farm Bureau Watermelon Classic benefitting the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame & Museum will take place as a Virtual Event for 2020. We hope you will participate with us wherever you are and keep the spirit of our July 4th event strong. This annual event is one of the largest fundraisers for the Museum each year and helps keep the doors open to visitors locally and all across the world to achieve our mission of preserving, protecting and promote Mississippi's rich sports heritage for this and future generations. We believe now more than ever is a time for families to keep healthy through exercise and hope the Virtual Watermelon Classic encourages you and your family in that goal. We value your support and look forward to seeing you in person for the 26th year of the Watermelon Classic in 2021. 


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Race Information
  • The 2020 Farm Bureau Watermelon Classic is a virtual event only

  • You may complete a 5k Walk or 5k Run at anytime, anywhere.  

  • If you register by June 17th, your t-shirt will be shipped directly to the address provided during registration by the end of June. 

  • If you register after June 17th, your t-shirt will be shipped directly to you immediately following the close of registration on July 4th.
  • You have the option to print your own race bib and wear it while you run or walk! 
  • Submit your times during the open window of June 28, 2020 12:00 AM through July 5, 2020 11:59 PM

  • We ask all participates to find a way to enjoy their own watermelon after completing your race.

  • Share all pictures and videos of your training, running, walking and celebrating through the event social media pages including the official Facebook event page. 


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