FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 9, 2003
CONTACT: Carol Anderson
Take On the Challenge of EMUs
Obstacle Course at Family Day, Oct. 11
YPSILANTI --Get dirty, beat the clock and possibly win a prize.
Practice push-ups and sit-ups. Get ready to take on the challenge of an obstacle
course at Eastern Michigan Universitys Family Day, Saturday, Oct. 11,
noon to 4 p.m. outside Roosevelt Hall.
EMUs Military Science Department is offering a boot camp-like experience
for all ages. In addition to the push-ups and sit-ups, contestants will lug
sand bags, throw mock grenades, shoot water blaster guns and toss a football
through a tire. All competition is against the clock.
And the fun doesnt stop there. Check out one of the Armys newest
trucks and a Humvee. Get hands-on and climb inside to experience the feel of
The day will also feature more than 50 other free activities that are open to the public. For more information on Family Day, go to www.emich.edu/familyday or call 734.487.4400.