Florida Hospital Watermelon 5k

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at 07:00 AM
Registration for this event is closed
Event Information
Start your Independence Day the right way with a 5k! Join friends, family and neighbors for a morning celebration featuring ice cold watermelon and American pride.

Online registration available until 7:00 am on race day. 

Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Supporting Our Troops
Indicate you are military personnel or family when registering and you’ll receive the following benefits:

Special Bib and $10 Discount:
Discounted entry fee and special bib number for military personnel and family (retired veterans, active duty and reservists from any branch of the U.S. Military and immediate family with military ID).
Please email info@trackshack.com and state your branch to receive the military discount code. Military ID card required for bib pick up.

Military Appreciation Staycation from Rosen Hotels:
You are automatically entered into a chance to WIN! Staycation open to military personnel and family 18 and over. Winner is chosen at the event. Thank you for your service!
• 2-Night Hotel Stay at Rosen Centre
• $100 to Everglades Restaurant located in the Rosen Centre

Food Drive
We’re collecting non-perishable food items for the Orlando VA Medical Center’s VSO Food Pantry. Our goal is 1000 food items! Collected items are to be brought to the race. 
Team Challenge
Create a team and show your support of our local military! The team with the most participants (minimum 15) will have a $500.00 donation made on their behalf to a local 501© (3) organization that supports military service. Any corporate or civic group can form a team. 
T- Shirts
Registered 5k participants receive a short sleeved, unisex t-shirt. 
Wear yours on race day in the spirit of the holiday!
11th Annual Watermelon Eating Contest
3 men and 3 women will be chosen to participate in our Watermelon Eating Contest. Contest will begin at 8:00 am. All interested participants may sign up on race day at the Track Shack tent. Contestant names will be randomly selected and announced at 7:50 am.
Bib and Shirt Pick-Up
Pick-up your race number and shirt: Friday, June 30 from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm, Saturday, July 1 between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm and Monday, July from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm at Track Shack. Packets will also be available on race day at race site from 5:30 am - 7:00 am. 

Friends & Family Pricing
Through July 3: Receive 15% off when you register 3 or more participants
  • Use code: friendsandfamily
  • Valid on online registrations only
  • Must register all participants under one transaction
Florida Hospital Watermelon 5k