Watermelon Stampede - 47th Annual

Friday, August 16, 2024 - Saturday, August 17, 2024 in Muscatine, IA at Muscatine Community YMCA (Run on city streets.)


  • 5K Race/Walk on Saturday, August 17, 2024 at 8:00 AM

    » $25.00 registration (through 8/13 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $12.00 Race Cross Country Team Member/Coach (through 8/15 at 6:00 PM US/Central)
    » $30.00 late registration (8/13 at 11:59 PM US/Central through 8/15 at 6:00 PM US/Central)
    Register for the 5K


  • 10K (no walkers) on Saturday, August 17, 2024 at 8:00 AM

    » $25.00 registration (through 8/13 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $12.00 Race Cross Country Team Member/Coach (through 8/15 at 6:00 PM US/Central)
    » $30.00 late registration (8/13 at 11:59 PM US/Central through 8/15 at 6:00 PM US/Central)
    Register for the 10K


  • Kid's Watermelon Stampede on Friday, August 16, 2024 at 6:00 PM
    T-Shirts to first 100 registrants.

    » $10.00 registration (through 8/13 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $12.00 late registration (8/13 at 11:59 PM US/Central through 8/15 at 6:00 PM US/Central)
    Register for the Kid's Watermelon Stampede



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Schedule of Events

TIME: 8:00 a.m.

LOCATION: Muscatine Community YMCA, 1823 Logan St. Run on city streets.

PACKET PICKUP & REGISTRATION: Friday, Aug. 16, 12pm 6pm, Muscatine YMCA, 1823 Logan St.

DAY OF RACE REGISTRATION AND PACKET PICKUP: Saturday, Aug. 17, 7:00 am-7:45 am, Muscatine YMCA

Awards & Prizes

Equal awards to first place male and female in 5K and 10K run. Open, and Masters Division.

Open Division is age 39 and Under. Masters is 40 and Over.

Medals to first three places in each age category. Watermelon to each age group winner.
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 & Over

T-Shirts to first 300 registrants.

Watermelons given to participants by random drawing.

Kid's Watermelon Stampede

TIME: 6pm

LOCATION: Muscatine Community YMCA, 1823 Logan St.

PACKET PICKUP & REGISTRATION: Friday Aug. 16, 12pm-5:45pm at Muscatine YMCA

ALL RACES WILL BE ON PAVED SURFACES

DISTANCE AGE RUNS

100 Meters 4 & Under Combined (non-competitive event)
Mile 5 & 6 Combined (non-competitive event)
Mile 7 & 8 Male; Female
Mile 9 & 10 Male; Female
Mile 11 & 12 Male; Female

AWARDS:
Watermelons to first male and female in the 3 Oldest Divisions.
Medals to first six places in the 3 Oldest Divisions.
Participation ribbon to all finishers.
T-Shirts to first 100 registrants.
15 watermelons given to participants by random drawing.

Sponsors

Muscatine Running Club, Muscatine Community YMCA, Ed Morse Automotive Group, Muscatine Hy-Vee, Pepsi-Cola Bottling Davenport

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