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Run 2.2 miles. Eat 1.87 pounds of Gut Pak.
That is the challenge that some runners faced at the second annual Gut Pak Run on Saturday.
Two women and 20 men from Baylor and surrounding communities accepted that challenge, out of the 105 total participants, and ate a large gut pak while running the race.
Five Baylor students and two Baylor-associated organizations received recognition for their volunteer work at the Mission Waco Mission World banquet Tuesday.
The students won Volunteer of the Year awards. Brooks Residential College and Zeta Zigga Zamma received special recognition.
The awards give the nonprofit a chance to recognize its volunteers, said Seth Dorrell, director of Mission World and volunteer director.
Mission Waco volunteers will celebrate their past year of service to the Waco community on Tuesday.
The Mission Waco Banquet will take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday in
Chisholm Hall of the Waco Convention Center.
A Baylor engineering professor and Mission Waco are partnering to form Six Eight Technologies, a new program of Mission Waco-Mission World that will offer training and opportunities for people who want to serve in a technical capacity in developing countries.
Baylor fraternity Alpha Tau Omega is teaming up with Mission Waco this Saturday to host Race ONE, a one-mile walk/run and a 5K race.
Baylor’s Theta Nu chapter of Alpha Tau Omega has been recognized as one of the top four fraternity chapters in North America this year.
The Freshman Class Council and the Triathlon Club will hold a new fundraiser in March to benefit Mission Waco — the Gut-Pak Run.
Coming back after a successful year, the Cultural Foods & Dances Night is Saturday. Presented by Mission Waco, the program is designed to bring participants a smorgasbord of unique cultural foods and festivities for those desiring to participate in some culture surfing.
Baylor introduced a new department this fall called Community Engagement Service and Scholarship, with the goal of consolidating all things student service.
Attendees of this year’s third annual Jubilee Music Street Festival are in for new activities and potentially “record-breaking” s’mores Saturday at the corner of N. 15th Street and Colcord Avenue.