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37th Annual Howell Melon Run
Date: Aug. 15, 2014
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37th Annual Howell Melon Run
Friday, August 15
Check-in begins at 5:00pm
Events begin at 6:00pm

Join the community tradition of the 37th Annual Howell Melon Run on August 15. This is one of the most scenic and beautiful run/walks through residential streets, historic Lakeview Cemetery, and Howell City Park. The race starts and finishes in downtown Howell. On-site registrations, post-race awards, and refreshments (like melon ice cream) will all take place on State Street. Bring the whole family to enjoy all the special events including the Melon Roll, 1/4 Mile Tot Trot, Mascot Dash, One Mile Fun Run/Walk, 5K, and 10K. A security area will be provided for all runners during the race. The course is certified by USA Track & Field.

No prize money will be given. Awards go to Overall Men's, Women's, and Masters. Age group awards to the top three places in each age and gender category in the 5K and 10K (age divisions based on age as of August 15, 2014):
14 & under / 15-19 / 20-24 / 25-29 / 30-34 / 35-39 / 40-44 / 45-49 / 50-54 / 55-59 / 60-64 / 65-69 / 70-74 / 75-79 / 80+
Ribbons will be awarded for all participants in the Tot Trot, Melon Dash, and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk.

Packet Pickup & Registration Deadlines

Last chance to register online is 11:59pm on August 13. Early packet pickup is available at the Running Lab in Brighton (located at 328 W. Main Street, Brighton, MI 48116) at the following times:
Wednesday, August 13 - 10:00am-8:00pm
Thursday, August 14 - 10:00am-8:00pm
Any packets not picked up will be available for pick-up at the race site on Friday beginning at 5:00pm. Any registrations after 5:00pm on August 12 will only be allowed to pick up packets at the race site on Friday.
Location: Downtown Howell, MI
Contact: Howel Recreation Dept
Phone: 517-546-0693
Timing System: Chrono Track B-Tags
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