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Running Wild at 5K outdoor skills event June 30 near Corvallis

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Participants from earlier Running Wild event practicing their skills at archery, trap shooting and spin casting. Photos by Bob Swingle, ODFW.

June 22, 2018

SALEM, Ore.—The whole family is welcome at an upcoming Running Wild 5K walk/run on Saturday, June 30 from 9 a.m. - noon at E.E. Wilson Wildlife Area near Corvallis.

Participants can try several different outdoor skills at stations along the trail including: trap shooting with a shotgun; archery at the E.E. Wilson Archery Range; fly casting and aquatic education; identifying wildlife tracks, bird identification with Salem Audubon Society and boating safety with the Oregon Marine Board. Outdoor activities are supervised by ODFW staff, certified hunter and angler education volunteers, and volunteers from other organizations.

The 5K trail will be marked and participants can visit the outdoor skills stations in any order they choose. All outdoor skills events are optional so do one or do them all. Runners and walkers may also choose not to do the outdoor events and participate in the 5K event only.

Proceeds from the Running Wild event will benefit Governor’s Toy Drive, which helps children in need throughout Oregon

For safety reasons, no dogs are allowed at the Running Wild event.

Cost (does not include $2.50 registration fee per entry):
$20 for adults
$15 for youth age 10-16
Free for youth 9 and under
Family pricing: $75 for up to 6 participants
To register, visit the Running Wild website teamrunningwild.com

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Contact:

Amelia Thornhill (541) 737-1863
Bob Swingle (503) 947-6029

 
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