Vac & Dash 3.6-Mile Watermelon Run

Mon July 4, 2022 Albemarle, NC 28001 US Directions
If you Love Melons, you will Love the Vac & Dash Watermelon Run.
Countdown to Race Day

Vac & Dash 3.6-Mile Watermelon Run With Shirt

$15 7:00AM EDT Registration Opens May 3, 2022 at 1:38pm EDT

20th Annual Vac & Dash Watermelon Run

$0 7:00AM EDT Registration ends July 3, 2022 at 10:00pm EDT
The View From the top of Morrow Mountain is spectacular.

A great start to the 4th of July!


Vac & Dash 3.6-Mile Watermelon Run Returns To Morrow Mountain State Park

The Vac & Dash Watermelon Run at Morrow Mountain State Park is an Independence Day Stanly County tradition.  There is no charge for the run.  The Watermelon Run is one of the free runs hosted by Vac & Dash throughout the year in which running enjoy the company of friends as they pound the pavement in this stress free run/walk.

Take the time to enjoy the beautiful scenery at the new Overlook at the top of Morrow Mountain.  As always, the real treat to the run is enjoying cold watermelon and freezie pops at the finish.

The Course 

Start at the Bridle Trail at Morrow Mountain State Park - Run on the Road to the Top of Morrow Mountain and Run Back to the Bridle Trail.


Watermelon Run Apparel

There is no charge for the run. Optional Ladies  tank tops ($15.00) and Mens Cool Max short sleeve shirts ($15.00) are available for sale.

For more information, contact Vac & Dash at 704-983-3274.

Watermelon Run Shirts!

You will look cool and stay cool in these cool max Watermelon Run Tanks and Sleeveless shirts.  You also have a short sleeve t-shirt option to keep you looking cool during the summer.

Morrow Mountain State Park - Bridlel Trail.
Albemarle, NC US 28001
Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


Like this page and invite your friends on Facebook.

Race Participant Survey

Please complete the following survey to help us better understand your race experience.

Did you participate in the race?

Would you recommend this race to a friend?

If you continue to use this site, you consent to use all cookies. We use cookies to offer you a better browsing experience. Read how we use cookies and how you can control them by visiting our Privacy Policy.

If you continue to use this site, you consent to use all cookies.