BOZEMAN — Montana State University and the Downtown Bozeman Association will host the 10th annual Cat Walk from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, on Main Street in downtown Bozeman.

President Waded Cruzado will join the Bobcat mascot Champ, the Spirit of the West Marching Band, members of the cheer squad, student athletes and community members as they make their way downtown to create Bobcat buzz in the community.

President Waded Cruzado and MSU mascot Champ recruit students and community members for the annual Cat Walk through downtown Bozeman. (Photo: MSU News Service)

The group will visit businesses along the way, play the fight song and pass out Bobcat gear, treats for kids and game schedules.

The walk will begin at 11 a.m. at First Interstate Bank, 202 W. Main St., and move east down the south side of Main, stopping at several businesses along the way. Midway through the event, walkers will make a 30-minute stop at Soroptimist Park at the corner of Main and Rouse Avenue for refreshments and player autographs.

Afterward, participants will head west down the north side of Main Street and stop into businesses. The downtown route will end at Wells Fargo Bank, 211 W. Main St., at 1 p.m. Bobcat fans are encouraged to walk the route and spread Bobcat spirit.

The event is free and open to the public and will take place rain or shine.

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- MSU News Service -