Run Thru History
Registration is now open for the 41st annual Run Thru History. The 10K run and 5K race walk through the Vicksburg National Military Park is scheduled for Saturday, March 7, at 8 a.m.
The entry fee is $30 for the run and walk. The children’s 1-mile fun run is free. The first 800 people registered will receive a race shirt. Awards will be given in more than a dozen age groups, and a postrace party with live music and refreshments will follow.
For more information or to register, visit runthruhistory.org or call the Vicksburg YMCA at 601-638-1071. The Run Thru History benefits the Vicksburg YMCA.
The Vicksburg YMCA will hold an American Red Cross lifeguard certification class March 30 through April 10 at the Purks YMCA pool.
Those taking the class must be 15 years of age or older before April 10, 2020, and pass an endurance test on the first day. The endurance test consists of a 300-yard swim; two minutes of treading water without using hands; and a 20-yard swim, surface dive, and retrieval of a 10-pound brick, followed by another 20-yard swim without the use of hands.
The cost of the class is $125 for YMCA members and $175 for…