August 31, 2015

‘Moon Dawg 50’ relay event planned

The inaugural “Moon Dawg 50,” a 50-mile all-night team relay event surrounding campus lake trail, is set for Oct. 2. The race will begin at 7 p.m., with registration check-in at the campus lake boat dock starting at 6 p.m. All team members must be present at packet pickup at 5 p.m.

Each relay team will consist of five to eight people. The race course will consist of approximately 23 to 25 two-mile laps surrounding the campus lake trail. Early registration before Sept. 25 is $100 per team; late registration after Sept. 25 is $140 per team. There will be no race day registration.

The race is open to faculty, staff, students and the community.

When not running, team members will be able to enjoy a fall festival including s'mores, pumpkin activities, a bonfire, moonlight canoeing, outdoor movies, music and food.

Additional information and registration is available here or by checking and searching for “Moon Dawg.” Contact Brittany Pender with Recreational Sports and Services for additional information.