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FHS Watermelon Run

The Fremont High School Watermelon Run is a tradition dating back to the early 1980s, when it started as an event for the cross country team. The annual Watermelon Run has since grown from a modest 50 participants to more than 500 in recent years. The 2-mile dash is open to the public, and people of all running skill levels participate each year. A trophy watermelon is awarded to the fastest runners in a number of categories, which include teachers, staff members, alumni and students by grade level. All participants are able to enjoy fresh watermelon at the end of the event.

2019 Watermelon Run

Watermelon Race Winners through the Years