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Fort Campbell Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour Hosts City Slicker Urban Orienteering

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – The next event in the Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour (ECFT) is the City Slicker Urban Orienteering event on April 27th.  Urban Orienteering will challenge you mentally as well as physically.

You will be provided with a basic satellite image map that you must use to navigate throughout the urban (on-post) environment.  Your mission will be to locate as many navigation points as you can within the two hour time limit and return to the starting position.

Opening ceremonies will begin at 8:30am with the City Slicker Urban Orienteering event beginning at 9:00am.  If you haven’t crossed the finish line by 11:00am you will receive a one point per minute penalty between 11:00am and 11:30am.  The timer will be stopped at 11:30am.  Choose your route wisely!

Packet pick-up for those who pre-register will be at Cole Park Commons (Kandahar Room) from 11:00am to 7:00pm on Friday, April 26th.  Preregister online at www.fortcampbellmwr.com , just click on the ECFT logo from our home page and select your event.  Late registration will be held on Saturday, April 27th from 7:30am to 8:20am at the Division Parade Field.

This event is designed for all ages to participate.  All ECFT events are open to everyone in our communities, both inside and outside the gates of Fort Campbell.

The cost for the City Slicker Urban Orienteering ECFT event is $10.00 for an individual or $25.00 for a Family (up to 5 total immediate Family members) if you preregister ONLINE BEFORE April 26th.  If you register in person on packet pick-up day (April 26th) or on the day of the event, the cost will be $15.00 for an individual or $35.00 for a Family.  If you preregister online no later than April 15th, you will be given the option to order an event t-shirt for an additional $10.00.

Save the Date for these future ECFT Monthly Events

May 18th Little River Days, 5k Run and Bike Tour, Oak Grove & Hopkinsville
June 8th SOF Warrior Challenge
July 13th Brutal Fun Functional Fitness Challenge
Augues 24th & 25th Clarksville Triathlon Series
September 14th Trot for the Troops, 5k/10k and Fun Run, Hopkinsville
October 19th Go Commando Half Marathon/5k and Fun Run, Clarksville
November 16th The Culminator, Health Fair and ECFT Awards Ceremony

 

More information about ECFT can be found at www.fortcambpellmwr.com ; www.facebook.com/fortcampbellmwr , and in issues of our monthly MWR Life for Families and MWR Life for Single Soldiers magazines.

The challenge is to get active now, and stick with it!  Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, together with partners like the USO Fort Campbell and event planners in Clarksville and Hopkinsville, intend to make it an enjoyable journey to fitness!

Thank you to our radio sponsors WJZM (1400 AM) and WVRY (105.1 FM).

For more information about the Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour, please email ECFT@fortcampbellmwr.com


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