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SPOT's 5K Space Race 2013

Saturday, September 21, 2013, from 8:00am to 11:00am
Bobcat Stadium

5k Fun Run to Benefit the Space Public Outreach Team (SPOT)

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What: 5k run/walk through a scale model of the Solar System

When: 9am, Saturday, September 21st, 2013

Where: Start/Finish at the MSU Bobcat Stadium

Why: Workout, learn about space, and support space science education in Montana!

Description: To kick off the first Montana Science and Engineering Festival, the Space Public Outreach Team (SPOT), will host an educational 5k fun race. The Space Race will run through an accurate model of the Solar System scaled down to 5 kilometers. Race participants will run from Neptune past all eight of our planets to the Sun. We will also host a 1k inner solar system sprint, and a 65m toddler Mercury crawl.

About SPOT: The Space Public Outreach Team is a student club at MSU dedicated to communicating the excitement and importance of learning about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to Montana kids. We provide free 45-minute long presentations to any school, youth program, or community groups that request a show. We train MSU undergraduates to effectively engage young audiences, and teach cutting-edge space science being done by NASA and Montana colleges. 


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