Jim Franks Merry Fishmas Fun Run

1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Dec 13, 2014


Ocean Springs, MS

About This Activity

A costume fun run/walk to support the American Fisheries Society Student Subunit at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory.  This is a non-profit student group with the mission to improve the conservation and sustainability of fisheries resources and the aquatic ecosystem.

Event details and schedule

There will be a 1-mile fun run for kids and other participants at 8:30 AM followed by a 5-K at 9 AM.  The Marine Education Center will host fun science-related activities for the kids while parents and other participants run the 5-K.  Participants should arrive 30 minutes before the race to check-in and sign a waiver.  Free parking will be provided on the Gulf Coast Research Lab property.  Prizes will be awarded for the best costumes and top race finishers!!  Come out and have some fun while supporting a great non-profit organization!!

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