The MTSU Experiential Learning and Research Center in Lascassas, Tennessee, will be the site for the fifth annual Dairy Hill Stampede, a 5K and 10K run, set for 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23.
The race will begin atop the hill at the MTSU Dairy, located at 3211 Guy James Road.
Late and race-day entries are welcome. Register online at Active.com for Dairy Hill Stampede.
The event benefits the Farm Animal Care Coalition of Tennessee and United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties.
Lady Raiders basketball coach Rick Insell and several of his players will attend and help present awards. For more details, visit www.TNFACCT.com or call Lou Nave at 615-970-8065.
MTSU Farm Laboratories Director Matthew Wade and horse science program director Rhonda Hoffman serve on the Dairy Hill Stampede committee.
Sponsors include the MTSU School of Agribusiness and Agriscience, Sharing Change, Farm Credit Mid America, Redstone Federal Credit Union, Rutherford County Farm Bureau, Rutherford Farmers Co-Op, Beyond Aquatics and Nave Truck Sales.
The School of Agribusiness and Agriscience is one of 11 College of Basic and Applied Sciences departments. To learn about agribusiness, visit www.mtsu.edu/programs/agribusiness. For more on animal science, visit www.mtsu.edu/programs/animal-science.
— Randy Weiler (Randy.Weiler@mtsu.edu)