Oxford Park Commission celebrates national Get Outdoors Day from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Pat Lamar Park. Various activities will be held for both children and adults, from children’s fishing in Lake Patsy to football tosses, face painting, camping and hiking and the Art-to-Go will be on hand. Includes collaboration between Leadership Lafayette, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Ole Miss Outdoors, U.S. Forestry Service, Boys and Girls Scouts, the Lafayette County 4-H club and Volunteer Oxford. (June 7, 2013, Page 3A)
Ole Miss Outdoors is adding biking to its annual Swamp Stomper Adventure Race that will be held April 10, making University of Mississippi junior Jacob Sprouse even more excited about competing in this year’s event. (March 26, 2010, Page 1A)
Ole Miss Outdoors’ Seventh Annual Swamp Stomper Adventure Race is set for April 10 at Sardis Lake.
Ten teams of four will bike 2.25 miles, trail run 6-8 miles, canoe 5 miles and then portage their canoe to the finish line. The bike leg is a new addition this year to the race route.
All teams must have four team members, and at least one team member must be of the opposite gender. Each team will receive specific information and a detailed map of the race course at the pre-race meeting, set for Tuesday at 5 p.m. in Turner Center Room 112. The registration fee is $30 per person ($120 per team); one person must register and pay to reserve a spot in the race.
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