Melon Dash in McKinney

Melon Dash in McKinney - Natural Awakenings North Texas - Dallas - Fort Worth Metroplex NorthThe Melon Dash 5K and Fun Run on August 2 is the sixth of seven Run Project races scheduled throughout 2014. The Melon Run benefits the North Texas Cat Rescue, a group committed to the humane and compassionate treatment of cats.



The race boasts a family-friendly atmosphere with watermelon for everyone, sprinklers, live music, food and beer. Runners may choose between a timed 5K race, with a course that winds through historic downtown McKinney, or a fun run.

Easily accessible parking in the surrounding square and neighborhood and an energetic sponsor village create a relaxed and casual atmosphere emphasizing fun, fitness, and local flavor. Starting times are 7:45 and 8:15 a.m. at the intersection of Davis and Tennessee near the town square and farmers’ market in McKinney.

Participants may register online at through Jul. 31.

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