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AFS Christmas Fun Run



USM AFS is proud to announce the Jim Franks Merry Fishmas Fun Run 2015. The run will take place at 8 a.m., December 5th, 2015 along Front Beach and the Biloxi Bridge in Ocean Springs (route map below). The one-mile run will begin at 8:30 a.m. with the 5k starting at 9 a.m. This event is sure to be fun for the whole family, with activities before and during the run provided by the Marine Education Center (MEC).

To register for the run, complete and return the Fun Run Registration Form. Contact Morgan Corey at 228-818-8816 or morgan.corey@eagles.usm.edu with questions.








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The 2014 Jim Franks Merry Fishmas Fun Run was a huge success, raising funds to support subunit activites. Proceeds from the event were also used to make a donation to Reading Remedy, a local dyslexia tutoring organization in Ocean Springs, MS.

Collecting Sargassum samples using a surface-towed plankton net.

Runners take off at the 2014 Jim Franks Merry Fishmas Fun Run. The event features a 1-mile run for children and a costume contest with prizes.

Collecting Sargassum samples using a surface-towed plankton net.

Runners got creative with a costume contest at the 2014 Jim Franks Merry Fishmas Fun Run.

Collecting Sargassum samples using a surface-towed plankton net.

Student subunit members at the 2014 Jim Franks Merry Fishmas Fun Run.