Location: Jackson, MS US 39216 Directions
Type: Run Only, Walk Only, Run or Run/Walk
1152 Lakeland Drive
Jackson, MS US 39216

The Annual Farm Bureau Watermelon Classic takes place at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame & Museum on the 4th of July at 7:30 a.m. with a 5k Run/Walk and the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of MS One Mile Wellness/Fun Run. This yearly event is fun for the whole family and a great way to kick off your 4th of July holiday.


Race Contact Info

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Race Information
  • Packet pick-up will be open starting Wednesday, June 27th at 9AM at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame & Museum. Full Packet Pick-up hours are Wednesday-Friday 9am-5pm; Saturday 10am-4pm; Monday-Tuesday 9am-5pm. 

  • 5k Run begins promptly at 7:30 a.m. 

  • 5k Walk begins approximately at 7:35

  • Arrive early!! Save time for traffic and parking.

  • There will be 3 water stations on course.

  • Watermelon and beverages available after race.

  • Prize will be awarded for best costume. You must complete the race in costume

  • Click PDF below to view race map

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