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42nd Annual Howell Melon Run 5K/10K

  • Downtown Howell 200 E. Grand River Avenue Howell Howell, MI, 48843 United States (map)

Sponsored by Chem-Trend

The community tradition continues with the 42nd Annual Howell Melon Run. 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, awards, and refreshments will all take place on State Street. Bring the family to enjoy the Melon Roll, Mascot Dash, Kids .05K, One Mile Fun Run, 5K, & 10K. The course is certified by USA Track & Field.

Click here to view the 1 Mile Course Map
Click here to view the 5K/10K Course Map


6:00pm - The Melon Roll (ages 2-5) - THIS EVENT IS FULL
6:15pm - Kids .5K (ages 3-8)
6:30pm - The Mascot Dash
6:40pm - 42nd Annual Melon Run 10K
6:45pm - 1 Mile Fun Run
7:00pm - 42nd Annual Melon Run 5K

Packet Pickup:
Wednesday, August 14th - 10am-5pm at the Bennett Rec Center, 925 W. Grand River Ave.
Thursday, August 15th - 4pm-8pm at The Festival Tent on S. Center St.
On-Site: Friday, August 16th - 5pm at the Corner of State and Clinton St.

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Howell has 4 Great Races, planned by 3 Amazing Organizations, and now is your chance to RUN HOWELL for  1 Awesome Price!  Our “Run Howell” race bundle has four great races at one great price!
*Those who have already signed up for the Howell Melon Run can call our front office at 517-546-0693 and get a coupon code for the a discounted Run Howell package.

4 races:
Howell Melon Run - Friday, August 16th
Howell Nature Center - September 21st
Headless Horsman 5K - Saturday, October 19th
Fantasy 5K - Friday, November 29th

*This offer is available until Friday, August 16th.

Earlier Event: August 16
59th Annual Howell Melon Festival
Later Event: August 16
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