Jim Franks Merry Fishmas Fun Run

Event Date

Sat, Dec 13, 2014


Ocean Springs, MS

About This Activity

A costume fun run to support the USM chapter of the American Fisheries Society.  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.  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!!

Event details and schedule

7:45-8:30 AM: Race day registration and check-in

8:30 AM: 1-mile Fun Run

9 AM: 5-K race

9-10 AM: Staff supervised activities for kids

10 AM: Award Ceremony

The course will start from the USM Gulf Coast Research Lab and go down East Beach and end back at the lab.

Participants should arrive 30 minutes before the race to check-in.  Free parking will be provided on the Gulf Coast Research Lab property.

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