AFS Christmas Fun Run

Jim Franks Merry Fishmas Fun Run 2018

The run will take place on December 15th, 2017 at 10 a.m., along Front Beach and the Biloxi Bridge in Ocean Springs (route map below).

This event is sure to be fun for the whole family, with hot cocoa, a Christmas costume contest and lots of Christmas cheer. 

To register for the run, complete and return the Fun Run Registration Form found at our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/AFSGCRL/. Contact Olivia Lestrade at 228-697-6188 or olivia.lestrade@usm.eduwith questions.



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The 2014 Jim Franks Merry Fishmas Fun Run was a huge success, raising funds to support subunit activities. 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.