CALLING ALL OF SPRINGFIELD! It’s time to beat the heat this summer by participating in an EPIC water adventure! Join us for the Habitat Home Run and Springfield’s Largest Water Balloon Fight! The Habitat Home Run will feature water zones along the race route where volunteers will help you cool down with water blasters, super soakers and other water toys! When you finish the race, stick around for the after party and Springfield’s Largest Water Balloon Fight!
Habitat Home Run/walk Pricing (includes after party activities)
1 Mile- $15 pre-registration, $20 race day
5K- $25 pre- registration, $30 race day
10K- $30 pre-registration, $35 race day
Kids 5 and under run free, donation appreciated
About the run: This is a timed event. For runners who wish not to be doused by the water teams along the run, please ask for a special wristband. The course will meander through neighborhoods.
After Party & Springfield’s Largest Water Balloon Fight
Pass: $10 pre-registration, or $15 the day of
Schedule of Events:
Packet-Pickup: at Missouri Sports Hall of Fame, 3861 E. Stan Musial Dr., Springfield, MO 65809
Thursday, August 20, 2015- 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Friday, August 21, 2015 – 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Race Day: Saturday, August 22, 2015
6 a.m.- Race-day registration and water balloon check-in begins
7 a.m.- Zumba Warm Up (optional)
8 a.m.-Race Begins (wave starts)
After Party festivities start immediately after the run concludes
9:30 a.m. Springfield’s Largest Water Balloon Fight
All Habitat Home Run race registrations include an after party pass. Don’t want to run? Friends and family who want to get wet without having to sweat can purchase a pass to the After Party & Springfield’s Largest Water Balloon Fight which includes access to the after party festivities which includes live music, blasting fire hoses, face painting, dancing, water slides, cold refreshments, an ice cream social station, inflatables, and of course, Springfield’s Largest Water Balloon Fight! Register before August 1 to receive an event tech t-shirt and sunglasses!
SPRINGFIELD’S LARGEST WATER BALLOON FIGHT DETAILS:
The water balloon fight will be held in the Price Cutter Parking Lot at Republic and Kansas Expressway.
All participants are encouraged to bring water blasters, super soakers, and other water toys. **We ask that you please bring 25 pre-filled balloons to contribute to the water balloon fight!
RULES & INFORMATION:
How do I get to participate?
– At packet pick up you will get a wristband that designates you are a paid participant and are eligible to participate in the post run festivities.
– Everyone that wants to be a part of the water balloon fight should bring a 25+ water balloons in plastic bag (this will not be returned, trash bags work great). **REMEMBER, the water balloon fight is a free-for-all, once it begins the balloons are a community pool that everyone can use!
When you arrive on race day there will be a designated “Water balloon check in area” where you will drop of your balloons.
9:30am – Springfield’s Largest Water Balloon Fight will begin. Announcements will be made for participants to get ready for the event to begin.
A whistle will signify the start of the Springfield’s Largest Water Balloon Fight! Please do not start before the whistle blows.
THERE IS NO WHERE FOR YOU TO FILL UP WATER BALLOONS ON LOCATION!!!! PLEASE BRING BALLOONS ALREADY FILLED WITH WATER!
Rules and Regulations
No water balloons may be thrown at a participant’s head for safety reasons.
Water balloons must stay in the designated area.