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Mud run and health fair set for Oct. 31 in Choctaw
CHOCTAW, Miss. -- The 2015 Choctaw Challenge Mud Run and Health Fair will be held Oct. 31 at Lake Pushmataha in Choctaw.
The Mississippi State University Extension Service, along with other state and federal agencies, is partnering with the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians to organize the event.
The mud run is open to anyone age 10 and up. Registration begins at 7 a.m., and the race begins at 8 a.m. Cost is $15 per person.
The health fair is free. It opens at 8 a.m. and closes at noon. Informational booths will be located at the starting line of the race.
The 2.7-mile running path is a rough-terrain mud obstacle course. Participants should wear clothes they are willing to get wet and muddy. Halloween costumes also are welcome. Bring a clean change of clothes and a waterproof bag.
Runners and health fair attendees should use the Goat Ranch Road entrance off of Highway 16.
For more information, visit http://www.choctaw.org/choctawchallenge.html or contact Jim McAdory at 601-656-2070 or firstname.lastname@example.org.