7th Annual Fox Trot 5K Trail Run

Celebrate Autumn with our annual 5K trail run/walk in support of Cayuga Nature Center on September 30th at 9am!

A fundraising event for Paleontological Research Institution, Museum of the Earth, and Cayuga Nature Center

Event Information

9:00am Sunday, September 30, 2018

The Fox Trot 5K Trail Race -September 30th at 9am

This fun run is inspired by Daisy, our Red Fox ambassador! The race is considered moderately difficult with stretches in the field and woods, flat and hilly. Race registration will be capped at 115 runners. You can pre-register today, or right up until the night before race, to be sure to have a spot in the race, and to guarantee you get your size of t-shirt (until Sept. 16th)! To register just click the "Register" button above! Remember! wear your best fox attire for as chance to win the "Daisy Duplicate" award!

And if you are not a runner/walker, but want to participate in the race, you can still raise funds on behalf of the Cayuga Nature Center by clicking the "Start Fundraising" button above and creating your own personal fundraiser. All funds raised, including registration fees and donations, will go to the very diverse animal department. Thank you for your support!

Day of Race Registration will be from 8:00am-8:45am and the race will begin at 9:00am. The Kids' Fox Chase will follow after the race at about 10:15, and the award ceremony will begin at 10:45am.

Kids' Fox Chase!

After the 5K trail run join us for the Kid's Fox Chase!

Starting after the race has finished -- about 10:15am -- kids (8 and under) will have the fun opportunity to chase our "fox" (Camp Director - Dayna Jorgenson) around the field! 

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About the Organization

Paleontological Research Institution, Museum of the Earth, and Cayuga Nature Center

The Paleontological Research Institution and its two public educational venues, the Museum of the Earth and the Cayuga Nature Center, provide opportunities for visitors to learn about the Earth's past, present, and future, as well as resources for scientists and educators.

PRI is a national leader in the development of informal (i.e., outside the classroom) Earth science education resources for educators and the general public.

The Museum of the Earth provides the general public with a unique opportunity to explore Earth's past through natural history displays, events and programs, and rotating exhibitions highlighting the intersection of art and science. The museum’s permanent exhibition takes visitors on a journey through 4.5 billion years of history, and encourages critical thinking about life in the past and in the future.

The Cayuga Nature Center provides indoor and outdoor opportunities to learn about the Earth and its life, focusing especially on the natural history of the Cayuga Basin. The nature center also cares for a variety of unreleasable and surrendered...

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