2013 The Moon Tree Run

The Moon Tree Run, presented by Healthy U, at the Sisikiyou Smokejumper Base Museum, Sunday, September 22 at 10:00 AM.

The Moon Tree Run, September 22, 2013 at the Siskiyou Smokejumper Base Museum

The Moon Tree Run, presented by Healthy U, at the Siskiyou Smokejumper Base Museum.

Participate in a fundraiser commemorating the Apollo missions of the 19160s and 70s and Stuart Roosa, pilot of the Apollo 13 command module. Roosa was one of the many smokejumpers who worked at the Siskiyou Smokejumper Base. Roosa carried seeds to the moon and back to earth which were then planted at various locations throughout the world. One of these seeds was planted at the Siskiyou Smokejumper Base.

Moon Sprout Relay for kids

Kids 10 and under, Free! Register on the day of the Moon Tree Run by 9:00 AM.

Base Tours, Moon Tree Ceremony, and Awards

Tours of the Siskiyou Smokejumper Base will be offered. When the race is over at 11:30 AM there will be a special presentation on the history of the moon trees, a commerative moon tree ceremony will be held, and Moon Tree Run awards will be given.

Registration

Register at the Healthy U website www.healtyucenter.org or call (541) 592 4888. Contact Lindsey, Moon Tree Race Director, at (541) 592-4888 to volunteer. Check-in is at 9:00 AM, Sunday, September 22.

Fees

Before September 1 September 2 to day of race
Adults $15 $20
Under 18 $10 $15


Mick Swift climbs a giant ponderosa pine tree to retrieve his parachute

Mick Swift climbs a giant ponderosa pine tree to retrieve his parachute


grants pass courier article june 19 2010


Smokejumper uses propeller to crank-start Fairchild jump plane before jump

Smokejumper uses propeller to crank-start Fairchild jump plane before jump