Habitat Home Run & Springfield’s Largest Water Balloon Fight are Saturday

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Who doesn’t want to heave a few water balloons? You’ll soon get your chance as, for the second year in a row, the Habitat Home Run & Springfield’s Largest Water Balloon Fight are this weekend!

Both events are on Saturday morning, August 27 and will aid the Price Cutter Charity Championship presented by Dr Pepper as well as the Habitat for Humanity of Springfield, MO. They also are sponsored by Gailey’s Breakfast Cafe and Great American Title Company.

What: The Habitat Home Run is a combination of a 1-mile walk and 5-kilometer and 10-kilometer runs. Those will begin in waves at 7 a.m. Even better, we’ll have folks lined up along the race route and armed with water guns ready to douse you.

More fun: A year after introducing Springfield’s Largest Water Balloon Fight, organizers will roll out a ton of water balloons in a nearby grassy area. The event is anticipated to begin at about 8 a.m. after the races end. Kids will also be treated to water slides, inflatables, food, music, an ice cream social and face painting.

Where: The events are returning to the parking lot of the Price Cutter Plus Supermarket in southwest Springfield, near the corner of Republic and Kansas Expressway. The address is 2021 W. Republic Road.

When: 7 a.m. for Habitat Home Run, 8 a.m. for Springfield’s Largest Water Balloon Fight

Registration: Entry fee for the Habitat Home Run is $20 for the one-mile walk, $30 for the 5K and $35 for the 10K. Add $5 for same-day registration. Mark your favorite charity and they’ll receive $5 of the entry fee. (Ages 5 and younger are free.) The water party is included in race registration for runners in the Habitat Home Run. Click here to register online or click here for a printable version.

Registration Timeline:

Pre-Registration: July 1 – August 26, 2016

Race day registration: 5:30 a.m. to 6:45 a.m.
Awards
Top 3 male and female participants in both 5k & 10k

Register:
Online at PriceCutterCC.org/habitathomerun
Drop off or mail entries to: Habitat for Humanity of Springfield, MO; 2410 S. Scenic Ave, 65807. www.habitatspringfieldmo.org to download registration forms.

Packet Pick-up: at Habitat for Humanity of Springfield, MO; 2410 S. Scenic Ave, Springfield, MO 65807 on Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

SPRINGFIELD’S LARGEST WATER BALLOON FIGHT DETAILS
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! Event begins at 8 a.m., and all race participants welcome to participate.

Check out the race route here

Winners announced in Ashley HomeStore Pro-Am

The team of Scott Crosby, Dewey Cooper, Robert Sharp and Chris Dickerson – with pro Brandon Cauldwell – won the Ashley HomeStore Pro-Am on Monday at Millwood Golf & Racquet Club. The team, which played in the morning round scramble, fired a 55.

Cauldwell also was on an afternoon team of Phil Daniels, John Morgan, Dennis Heim and Mike Zimmerman which fired a 57 and placed second, earning a scorecard tiebreaker. The third-place team was David Rodholm, Todd Dole, Stuart Coutchie, Scott Davis and pro Michael Wellington as it fired a 57.

The Ashley HomeStore Pro-Am was a fundraiser for the Price Cutter Charity Championship presented by Dr Pepper, a PGA Web.com Tour event. The PCCC has four more events on the schedule: The Habitat Home Run & Springfield’s Largest Water Balloon Fight on Saturday, Aug. 27 at the Price Cutter Plus Supermarket at the corner of Kansas Expressway and Republic Road; the Harvest Moon Festival presented by Reinhart Foodservice on Sunday, Sept. 25 on the driving range of Highland Springs Country Club; and the Burrell Children and Youth Services Poker Run Golf Classic at Silo Ridge Golf Course in Bolivar. The new date for the Mercy Pro-Am morning round, which was postponed because of rain on Aug. 8, will be announced soon.