UMO to Hold 6th Annual Trojan Trot

UMO to Hold 6th Annual Trojan Trot

MOUNT OLIVE- The University of Mount Olive (UMO) will host its 6th Annual Trojan Trot, a 5K run and walk, on Saturday, November 17. This event allows students, alumni, and community members to come together and enjoy a run or walk around Mount Olive as part of the University’s homecoming weekend.


The Trojan Trot begins at the Kornegay Arena at 9AM. This year’s race is “A Race for Lewis Xiberras.”


Registration for the event includes a $10 fee for current UMO students with an ID. Non-UMO students can register in advance for $25 or $30 on the day of the event.


For more information, and to register, contact Dyquan Freeman at (919) 738-0211 or at


The University of Mount Olive is a private institution rooted in the liberal arts tradition with defining Christian values. The University, sponsored by the Convention of Original Free Will Baptists, has locations in Mount Olive, New Bern, Wilmington, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, Research Triangle Park, Washington, Jacksonville, in Smithfield at Johnston Community College, and online.  For more information, visit