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MSU wellness center hosts 10th annual turkey trot

MSU wellness center hosts 10th annual turkey trot

Jake Clancy, Reporter

November 16, 2018

Some 100 people participated in the Turkey Trot at Sikes Lake on Nov. 14. The Turkey Trot is an annual event put on by the Wellness Center. The entry fee for this event was a donation of a non-perishable food item. All donations went to Mustangs Pantry, the new food bank for students. "We typically have a reall...

Students and community members participate in 5k and fun run

Amber Hernandez and Kristin Silva

October 29, 2018

In celebration of homecoming week, the athletics program and Wellness Center hosted a 5k and fun run Oct. 27 at 9 a.m. 28 participants, a mix of students and community members, stood at the starting line and waited for their signal to go. Some students like Kiley Bagley, sophomore dental hygiene, prep...

Sikes Lake gets colorful makeover for 5Kolor Run

Sikes Lake gets colorful makeover for 5Kolor Run

Chloe Phillips, Reporter

April 20, 2018

"3... 2... 1... Let's go! Takeoff. Good luck be safe," Angie Reay, director of the wellness center, said over the mic to commence the race. To raise funds for the Famine Faith Refuge, staff from the wellness center and the Office of Residence Life hosted the 5Kolor run event April 20. “It...

THOR race brings out students for charity

Mercy Yermo

March 21, 2017

To raise money for the Wichita Falls Streams & Valleys and the Leadership Wichita Falls program, Texoma’s Hellacious Obstacle Race (T.H.O.R.) will be held on April 8 at Lucy Park. “We are very excited for this year’s T.H.O.R. We are hoping it will be even better than the past races since each ...

MDA Muscle Walk raised $18,400 in donations

Brittany Hill

September 22, 2016

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) held their annual MDA Muscle Walk Saturday morning Sept. 7 at Sikes Lake Center as a way to raise funds for muscular disease research and provide resources for families dealing with muscular diseases.“The Muscle Walk raises awareness and empowers families by reaching out ...

About 100 participate in Turkey Trot

About 100 participate in Turkey Trot

Patrick German

November 18, 2015

The runners, most of them at least, didn't seem to be serious. Maybe they were at Sikes Lake for the T-shirt. Maybe they were there to win a turkey. Or maybe they were just there to get some exercise walking or jogging the 1.1-mile trail — twice. But most of the 100 or so people who participat...

Turkey trot foodraiser set for Nov. 17

Yvette Ordonez

November 12, 2015

The 14th annual Turkey Trot 5k will be held Nov. 17 at 4:30 p.m. at Sikes Lake trail. The entry fee is one canned food item and the first 100 students that show up will receive a free, long-sleeved T-shirt. The food will be donated to the food bank and the first woman and first man to cross the finish...

Baptist Student Ministry students run for cake

Edward Grisham

April 8, 2014

BSM students run for cake from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Students and runners alike met in Sunwatcher plaza on Saturday to raise money for missions. MSU students from the Baptist Student Ministry put on the “I run for cake 5k” to raise money for mission trips over the summer.  After the race, ru...

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