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Congratulations to our Still Curious at 80 Challenge Winners!

Team Challenge

Thu Seller’s Team of Five: 1556 miles

Team members:

  1. Thu Sellers

  2. Belinda Hartfield

  3. Cindy Re

  4. Tracy Hennesey

  5. Jim Hennesey


Individual Challenge:

1st place: Yeseul Bae: 460.57 miles

2nd place: Chuck Galey: 407.54 miles

3rd place: Melinda Lucas: 276 miles 

Curious George and the Man in the Yellow Hat

Pictured left to right: Yeseul Bae, Melinda Lucas, Man in the Yellow Hat, Thu Sellers, Curious George, Tracy Hennessy, Jim Hennessy. and Belinda Hartfield. Not pictured: Chuck Galey and Cindy Re.

Challenge Celebration:

Date: Friday, November 12

Time: 4 - 6 p.m. 

Location: Southern Miss campus, Power House restaurant courtyard, across from Cook Library

Bring your friends and family to celebrate the end of the challenge and your success. Come meet Curious George, have your photo taken with George and the Man in the Yellow Hat, and enjoy music and refreshments!


Challenge awards will be presented to the top three individuals and the top team with the most miles, and participants can pick up their challenge t-shirt.


Remaining t-shirts will be available for purchase.

About the Challenge:

Challenge Dates: September 1 through November 12. 

Runners and walkers can participate as an individual or as a team and log mileage using Challenge Runner. 

If you wish to participate as a team, select one person to serve as team captain and register your team with a team name, using the word Team and the number of team members in the name. Your team captain will be responsible for logging your team's total mileage in Challenge Runner. Teams must be no larger than six individuals. Click here for more information on entering a team name and logging mileage. 

At the end of the challenge, participants and friends will be invited to a challenge celebration, where awards will be given to the individuals and teams with the most mileage. Out-of-town participants will be able to attend the award ceremony virtually.

Each participant will receive a t-shirt at the conclusion of the challenge. Any remaining shirts will be available for purchase.