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AFS Christmas 2012 Fun Run

USM-AFS is proud to announce our Jim Franks Merry Fishmas Fun Run and Food Drive. This student-organized event will be held on December 10, 2011 at noon at the Gulf Coast Research Lab in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

This event is guaranteed to be fun and exciting. We anticipate 50 to 75 participants and expect to be provide the Samaritan Ministries Food Bank with much needed food this holiday season. This will be an event the whole family can enjoy, with activities before and during the event for children of all ages. The course runs approximately 5 kilometers along beautiful East Beach Drive in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

2012 Jim Franks Merry Fishmas Fun Run & food drive Proceeds go to the American Fisheries Society Student Subunit at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory is a non-profit student group with the mission to improve the conservation and sustainability of fisheries resources and the aquatic ecosystem. Your donated canned goods will go to Samaritan Ministries Food Bank, a local food bank serving the Ocean Springs area.

Date: Saturday, December 10, 2011. Race starts at 12:00 noon sharp.

Race Day Check-In: 11:00 a.m. at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory

Entry Fee: $25.00 less one dollar off for each canned food item donated, up to a $5.00 dollar value, for example $25.00 without any canned food items or $20.00 with five canned food items.

Registration fees will be collected on race day.  Only cash or check will be accepted. 

Incentives: A t-shirt is included in the entry fee.

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