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Rattler Ramble 5K Run/Hike Set for Oct. 12 at Lake Thoreau Center

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The University of Southern Mississippi’s Lake Thoreau Environmental Center will sponsor a Rattler Rambler Trail 5K Run/Hike on Saturday, Oct. 12 on the grounds of Lake Thoreau.

The 5K Run will begin at 3 p.m. with a Fun Run scheduled immediately thereafter. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Lake Thoreau Environmental Center.

Special awards will be presented to the male and female overall runner as well as the grand master runner. Age group awards will be presented to the first three male and female finishers in 10-year age groups. A special award will be presented to the Best Costume on the Trail. T-shirts (long sleeve) are only guaranteed on race day to those who register before Oct. 4.

An awards ceremony, including refreshments, will be held immediately after the races. A bonfire is also planned by the lake.

Registration fees – before Oct. 4 -- are $18 (non Pine Belt Pacers Club members); $15 for PBP Club members and $12 for Southern Miss students. Fees after Oct. 4 are $25 for non-members; $20 for those who renew or join PCB for 2014 and $15 for Southern Miss students. Kids run free with no shirt option (with shirt – rates as state above).

For more information or to register contact Audrey Jackson at 601.297.1729.