Inaugural Mud Run MS Colorado Set for Aug. 27 at Winter Park Resort
DENVER – The first-ever Mud Run MS Colorado, an exciting event produced by the Original Mud Run and benefiting the National MS Society, Colorado-Wyoming Chapter, is scheduled to take place on Saturday, Aug. 27 at Winter Park Resort.
Mud Run MS Colorado is a 10K course with a series of boot-camp-style obstacles, most of which contain water and mud.
Mud Run MS offers a unique blend of camaraderie, physical fitness and of course down and dirty fun. Participants can compete as an individual, or put together a team to run the course together. This is a great event for families, companies, colleges, military personnel and civil servants.
The inaugural course will serve two divisions – the Trophy Division and the DGAP Division. The Trophy Division is a competitive and timed run for individuals and teams that want to test their strength, speed, agility and grit. Prizes will be awarded for a variety of individual and team categories.
The DGAP Division is for individuals and teams of any size that want a fun challenge, but don’t care about winning or losing. Long pants are recommended, costumes are welcome and every participant receives a Mud Run MS T-shirt.
“We look forward to our first Mud Run MS, which will be a unique experience for everyone, whether participating, volunteering, or watching and cheering others on,” said Carrie Nolan, president of the Colorado-Wyoming Chapter of the National MS Society. “It is a unique way to enjoy a challenge while having a good time and it benefits people with MS who work to overcome challenges and obstacles daily,” Nolan added.
From July 28 to Aug. 24 registration is $60. Registration is $75 at packet pickup. Each participant is required to raise a minimum of $100, which will be used to support programs, services and research that benefit the 88,000 people in Colorado and Wyoming who are affected by MS. For more information or to register, visit http://www.mudrunMScolorado.org.
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