OUTDOOR BRIEFS: Tecumseh Trail Challenge this weekend; Sign up for Goat Yoga

Trail challenge set this weekend

DINO and Indiana Trail Running will host the Tecumseh Trail Challenge on Sunday, Oct. 23. The trail is located in Yellowwood State Forest, 772 S. Yellowwood Road.

All runners will start and finish at the north end of Yellowwood Lake. There will also be a 50k and full marathon.

The 50k will start at 9 a.m., the quarter at 9:15 a.m., the marathon at 10 a.m. and the half at 10:15 a.m.

Three aid stations will serve water, sports drinks, and sealed-package food and Boy Scout Troop 219 will offer post-race food.

Packet pick-up will be from 6 to 8 p.m. at Yellowwood Group Camp.

The entry fee for the 50k is $100, the marathon is $85, the half is $70 and the quarter is $40.

For more information including courses for the races, visit dinoseries.com/tecumseh-trail-marathon/.

Goat yoga sessions at local farm soon

BELMONT — The Goat Conspiracy, 6022 Kent Road, will hold multiple goat yoga sessions at their farm this month:

1 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23

6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30

There will also be a soap-making workshop from 1 to 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 14.

For more information visit thegoatconspiracy.com.

Migratory bird seasons slated

The migratory bird hunting seasons for 2022 and early 2023 have been announced by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.

Mourning dove: Sept. 1 to Oct. 16; Nov. 1 to 27; Dec. 17 to Jan. 2.

Woodcock: Oct. 15 to Nov. 28.

Snipe: Sept. 1 to Dec. 16.

Sora rail: Sept. 1 to Nov. 9.

Early teal: Sept. 10 to 25.

Ducks, coots and mergansers: Nov. 5 to 6; Nov. 26 to Jan. 22.

Geese (Canada, brant, white-fronted, snow, ross’s): Sept. 10 to 18; Nov. 5 to 20; Nov. 26 to Feb. 12.

Youth and veteran only hunting days: Oct. 29 to 30.

For information on daily limits, shooting hours and other regulations as well as dates for falconry visit in.gov/dnr/fish-and-wildlife/hunting-and-trapping/waterfowl-and-migratory-game-birds/.

Marksmanship program planned

Hoosier Hills Rifle and Pistol Club sponsors a shooting sports program for boys and girls ages 13 to 21. The program teaches gun safety and marksmanship skills.

Skill awards can be earned by shooting paper targets at an outdoor range using .22 caliber rifles. The program is taught by certified instructors and coaches.

Training and practice sessions are held Wednesday evenings.

For information and to apply, email [email protected] or visit hhrpyouth.org.