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Friday, August 16th - 5K starts at 7pm

Results from the 42nd Annual Howell Melon Run are live and can be viewed here.


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 .5K, 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

EVENTS Start at 6 PM

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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Run Howell

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.