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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

NEWS RELEASE
News Bureau Schofield Hall 201 Eau Claire, WI 54702
phone: (715) 836-4741
fax: (715) 836-2900
Sixth Annual Spring Rec Fest
Set for May 4 and 5
MAILED: April 23, 2001

         EAU CLAIRE —The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's University Recreation will be hosting its sixth annual Spring Rec Fest May 4-5.
         UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff, students and their families are invited to participate in this annual event.
         Rec Fest will begin with the Early Birdie Golf Classic at Princeton Valley Golf Course at noon Friday, May 4. Teams of four will play nine holes of golf each, with various tee times between 11:00 a.m. and 3 p.m.
         This event will cost $20, which includes green's fees, lunch and a t-shirt. Prizes will be awarded at each hole and for the overall tournament.
         The Quadmire Mountain Bike Race will be held at Lowes Creek County Park Saturday, May 5. There will be three divisions, including men's and women's competitive divisions and a fun division open to anyone. Heats will take place at 11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.
         "We're hoping to have 50 to 80 participants in the race," said Al Wiberg, student service program manager with University Recreation.
         Following the race there will be a dinner and awards ceremony at Pine Meadow Sports Bar & Grill, Eau Claire. Local bike companies will donate awards, including bike helmets and tune-ups.
         Cost for the race is $15, which includes a t-shirt and the dinner.
         Register for Rec Fest April 16-May 3 at the Hilltop Recreation office, Hilltop 106.
         For more information contact Lisa Schuetz, student service program manager for University Recreation, at (715) 836-2176.
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Updated: April 23 2001