Farm Bureau Watermelon Classic 5k Run/Walk

Thu July 4, 2019 Jackson, MS US 39216 Directions

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 Fun Run. This yearly event is fun for the whole family and a great way to kick off your 4th of July holiday.


1152 Lakeland Drive
Jackson, MS US 39216
Race Contact Info

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Race Day Info
  • Packet pick-up will be open starting Friday, June 28th at 9AM at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame & Museum. Full Packet Pick-up hours are Friday 9am-5pm; Saturday 10am-4pm; Monday-Wednesday 9am-5pm.

  • 5k Events begin promptly at 7:30 a.m. 

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

  • There will be 2 water stations on course.

  • Watermelon and beverages available after race.

  • Prize will be awarded for best costume. Costumes are optional but you must complete the race in costume if you would like to be eligible for the prize. 

  • Strollers are permitted but must start at the back of the pack. 
  • Pets are not allowed. 

Course Map


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