An ultra marathon is a race defined as any running event longer than the traditional marathon race distance of 42 kilometers, or 26.1 miles. Every year, millions of people participate in these races across the nation. Running and walking are great cardiovascular exercises, targeting all the major muscle groups of the legs. Cardiovascular exercise promotes a healthy heart, lungs, and vascular system. This month, challenge yourself and begin getting in shape for the summer by running and/or walking as many miles as possible on any of the treadmills in the Fitness Center!
Notify a FC Attendant before you begin
Use any treadmill in the Fitness Center
Ellipticals, bikes, and the track do not count for this challenge
When you finish, alert a FC Attendant to record your miles on the MOM board
Participate as many times as you can
The winner will be the person who completes the most miles throughout the month of April
The male and female who complete the most miles will win a $15 Mellow Mushroom Gift Card
Each time you participate, your name will be entered into a raffle for one of two $10 Mellow Mushroom Gift Cards
Participate at least twice in the month to receive WellU® credit
The Arkansas Adventure Programming conference is a student oriented programming weekend for individuals who want to connect with other outdoor educational enthusiasts. Conference attendees from the state of Arkansas can share ideas and practices while attendees from neighboring states can learn about what Arkansas has to offer. Whether you are a part of a seasoned outdoor program or thinking about starting a program, Arkansas Adventure Programming Conference is for you! The conference is located at Horseshoe Canyon Ranch, home to over 300 bolted climbing routes and over 130 bouldering problems. Located next to the Buffalo River, Horseshoe Canyon Ranch and the surrounding area is a mecca for climbing, paddling, hiking, disc golf, and cycling.