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Watermelon Festival 5K - Russellville, AL

8/17/24, 12:30 PM

1865 Waterloo Rd.
Russellville High School Field House
Russellville, AL US 35653

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Race Information

5k and 1 Mile Fun Run to benefit the Russellville High School XC program.


Event Schedule

August 1:  Last day to guarantee shirt in your size.

August 17th:

6:30AM:  Registration Opens
7:30AM:  5K Starts


Regular Registration (Ends 8/19/23):

  • 5K:  $25

  • 1-Mile Run:  $20

Race Day Registrations:

  • 5K:  $30

  • 1-Mile Run:  $25

*Participants registered by 8/1 are guaranteed a race shirt in their size.  Race day registrants will receive a shirt while supplies last.

Save money and race with friends! Take a look at our Teams and Fundraising info.

Race Partners

Race Partners

If you don't see anything, that means this race is partner-less!

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Course Information

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The 5k will begin at the RHS baseball field, run in the vicinity of the RHS campus, and finish with a lap on the RHS track.

Awards and Goodies

Top 3 Overall Males and Females
Top Masters Male and Female
1st, 2nd, 3rd Males and Females in each age group.

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Virtual Race

Can't make it out to the event site on race day?

Still want to participate or support the cause and have a shot at an award? or maybe you saw the shirt and said:  "Sweet...I want one!"


Then the virtual race is for you.


New to Virtual Running?  Here's how it works:


Step 1

  • Get excited, grab some friends and buddies to join you!  Sign up and register for the Virtual Event!


Step 2

  • Hydrate, grab your buddy (or not) and get ready to get moving!


Step 3

  • Get out there and run or walk! You can run at the park, your favorite route in your neighborhood; anywhere you want.   Please remember to social distance & be safe!


Step 4

  • HAVE FUN!~

  • Share your distance, a selfie, or a picture along your race route and use the race hashtag:-)


Step 5

  • Submit your results online


Step 6

  • View your Results Monday after the Event Date.

Event Courtesy and Weather Policy

Our events are designed to be fun for the entire family. With that in mind; any
competitor, spectator, parent, volunteer, or sponsor, exhibiting unsportsmanlike conduct or interfering with the positive, competitive atmosphere of the event will be asked to leave the venue and course immediately with no refunds and be disqualified.

All registrations are final. There are no refunds, deferments, or transfers.


Event will take place rain or shine. In the event of extreme weather, we will cancel for the safety of the participants...there are no refunds in this case.


Participants that do not show up to race/event forfeit their right to any swag.


No COVID-19 Refunds.  If unforeseen circumstances arise due to COVID-19, including any Federal or State Health Emergency, refunds will not be provided. The event will go 100% Virtual & shirts will be shipped to participants.

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