Game Plan

Published 6:48 pm Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Over the River Run

Registration is now open for the 29th annual Over the River Run, a 5-mile run and race walk across the Old Mississippi River Bridge.

This year’s race is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 14 at 8 a.m. at the Mississippi Welcome Center on Washington Street. A 1-mile children’s fun run will follow the 5-mile events.

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The entry fee for the race is $25 for the 5-mile run and walk, or $15 for children 10 and under. There is also a family rate of $75 for up to five family members living at the same address. The registration fees will go up to $35 and $25 on race day. The entry fees include admission to the postrace party at Ameristar’s Delta Point parking lot on Washington Street.

All proceeds from the race benefit The Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation.

Registration and race information is available at the SCHF web site, southernculture.org/events/otrr.htm or by calling 601-631-2997.

Mad Scientist 5K

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Research and Development Center will host the inaugural Mad Scientist 5K Run and Walk on Saturday, Sept. 9. The race will begin and end near the Information Technology Building on the ERDC campus at 1165 Porters Chapel Road.

Raceday registration will begin at 7 a.m., and the race at 8. The entry fee is $25 for the 5K run and walk, or $15 for the 1-mile fun run. The entry fee for teams of up to 3-5 people is $100.

To pre-register or for more information, call 601-634-3778, 601-634-3706, or email Mad-Scientist-Run@usace.army.mil

Adult co-ed softball
Registration for the City of Vicksburg’s adult co-ed softball league will continue until Sept. 15. The registration fee is $175 per team, plus an extra $10 for residents of Warren County and $20 for each resident of Sharkey, Issaquena and Claiborne counties. There is a mandatory coaches meeting scheduled for Sept. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the City of Vicksburg’s Parks and Recreation Department office at 100 Army Navy Drive. For information, call 601-634-4514.

Fall baseball registration

Registration for the City of Vicksburg’s fall youth baseball league will continue until Sept. 15. The league is for players ages 5-15, and will be split into five age groups. Coaches are needed for all teams.
The registration fee is $25 per player. Registration forms are available at 601 Sports, and at the Parks and Recreation offices at 100 Army Navy Drive.

Hinds CC golf tourney

Hinds Community College’s Warren-Claiborne County Alumni Chapter will host the Clyde Donnell and Othel Mendrop Memorial Golf Tournament Oct. 18 at Clear Creek Golf Course in Bovina.
The four-person scramble will begin at 1 p.m. Registration begins at 12:30. The registration fee is $75 per player. Hole sponsorships are available for $100, and team sponsorships for $300. To register or for more information, call HCC alumni coordinator Libby Posey at 601-857-3350.

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