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Janice Dean gets dirty for a good cause at MuckFest

Fox News / July 23, 2018

SOMERSET – Janice Dean, MS warrior from Fox & Friends helps kick off MuckFest MS New Jersey.

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BOSTON

Muckfest MS Obstacle Course Preview: Jennifer Hernandez's Story

WBZ CBS Boston / May 18, 2018

DEVENS – Jennifer Hernandez talks to WBZ's Nick Giovanni about why she's running Muckfest for the first time.

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Muckfest MS Obstacle Course Preview: Joey Lacava's Story

WBZ CBS Boston / May 18, 2018

DEVENS – Joey is running in his first Muckfest Saturday and he tells WBZ's Nick Giovanni why.

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Muckfest MS Obstacle Course Preview: The Soderburg Sisters

WBZ CBS Boston / May 18, 2018

DEVENS – Jennifer and Michelle Soderburg talk about why they're running in Muckfest MS.

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Muckfest MS Obstacle Course Preview In Devens

WBZ CBS Boston / May 18, 2018

DEVENS – WBZ's Nick Giovanni has a look at Saturday's MuckFest MS event.

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National MS Society Welcomes Mud-Lovers to 2018 MuckFest MS

Multiple Sclerosis News Today / May 18,2018

DEVENS – The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is inviting all mud-lovers to Saturday’s kickoff of MuckFest MS in Boston.

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Obstacle Course Run Raises Money for MS

NBC Boston / May 19, 2017

DEVENS – Thousands of people will dive into a muddy obstacle course over 3.1 miles at the MuckFest MS in Devens, Massachusetts, which has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for people living with MS.

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13 things to love about New England’s mud season

Boston Globe / March, 17, 2017

BOSTON – Getting dirty is a blast at MuckFest MS, a mud-filled 5K obstacle run for all ages.

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PHILADELPHIA

Jenn previews MuckFest ahead of this weekends event

Fox 29 / June 8, 2018

GLEN MILLS – The event raises money for those with MS.

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MuckFest mud and obstacle 5K run this weekend!

Fox 29 / June 8, 2018

GLEN MILLS – Jenn Frederick tries out some of the obstacles for this weekend's Muckfest!

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Hundreds get dirty at Glen Mills School for a good cause

Delaware County Daily Times / June 9, 2018

GLEN MILLS – Many at the event Saturday were getting dirty for a friend or loved one.

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Having Fun In The Mud, For A Good Cause

CBS Philly / June 2, 2017

GLEN MILLS – A fun run with a serious mission takes place this weekend in Glenn Mills, Delaware County. Thousands are expected to attend the fundraising event known as Muckfest MS.

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Play Dirty at Annual MuckFest MS

Delaware County Daily Times / June 4, 2017

GLEN MILLS – Spectators and volunteers joined participants in having fun at this year’s MuckFest MS on the grounds of Glen Mills School.

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NEW JERSEY

MuckFest MS 2018: The best mud run first-timer experience

My Central Jersey / July 24, 2018

SOMERSET – Thousands of people turned out to spectate and participate in the 2018 MuckFest in the Somerset section of Franklin Township.

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Janice Dean gets dirty for a good cause at MuckFest

Fox News / July 23, 2018

SOMERSET – Janice Dean, MS warrior from Fox & Friends helps kick off MuckFest MS New Jersey.

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Getting Muddy for a Cure - Happening This Week in Somerset

New Jersey 101.5 / July 16, 2018

SOMERSET – The eighth year of the MuckFest MS New Jersey race is another opportunity for residents to get down and dirty for a cause.

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Get muddy on July 21 - MuckFest in Somerset, fundraiser for multiple sclerosis

My Central Jersey / July 8, 2018

SOMERSET – Nearly 5,000 participants are expected to attend MuckFest, an event sponsored by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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Running in the Mud for a Good Cause

Scholastic News Kids / July 6, 2017

WEST ORANGE – On June 25, thousands of people in West Orange, New Jersey, ran, slid, crawled, and swam through three miles of muck. They weren’t just having fun. They were raising money for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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MuckFest MS Raises Money for MS Research

Chasing News / June 26, 2017

WEST ORANGE – MuckFest MS came to West Orange, NJ over the weekend.

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Morning rain makes for an extra-muddy MuckFest MS

NJ.com / June 24, 2017

WEST ORANGE – A heavy, early-morning rain left its mark on the five kilometer obstacle course in South Mountain reservation today, as 5,000 participants ran, slid, crawled and even swam through the mud at MuckFest MS New Jersey.

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N.J. Muckers to return for MS mud run

NJ.com / June 23, 2017

WEST ORANGE – Thousands of runners will again slop through the mud and over obstacles this weekend in South Mountain Reservation. The annual event, MuckFest MS New Jersey, has taken place on this site since 2013.

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DETROIT

Adrian woman muddied for good

The Daily Telegram / June 29, 2018

Adrian – Rachel Ries runs to raise MS funds.

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Mother and Daughters Team Up for MuckFest MS Detroit

Macomb Daily News / June 19, 2017

DETROIT – Mud pies and mud masks, people have long appreciated the healing power of mud. Now they’re catching on to the benefits of the Muckfest MS Detroit Mud Run at Willow Metropark in New Boston on August 5.

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CHICAGO

Not To Miss Chicago Summer Experiences

Lux & Concord / July 25, 2018

Grayslake – At this 5K, you get to roll around in the mud, play on 18 crazy obstacles and have a wild time with your pals.

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Top 5 Charity Fitness Events For Summer

The Glitter Guide / July 23, 2018

Grayslake – MuckFest Multiple Sclerosis benefits the National MS Society, and you can choose to fundraise for a world without MS—it has raised almost $30 million so far.

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DENVER

Registration Still Open For Saturday’s Muckfest MS

CBS4 Denver / July 14, 2017

PARKER – Registration is still open for one of the filthiest 5K runs in the state.

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2017 MuckFest MS Denver Preview

KUSA-TV / July 6, 2017

DENVER – Prepare to get really muddy at MuckFest MS on Saturday, July 15th at Salisbury Park in Parker, Colorado, just outside Denver. Register in person at the event or online.

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PRESS RELEASES

THE MUCKFEST MS FUN MUD RUN SERIES HITS DIRTY THIRTY

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MUCKFEST MS COMING TO SEVEN MUCKY & LUCKY CITIES IN 2018

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MUCKFEST MS READY TO MUDDY UP 12 CITIES IN 2017

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PLAYING IN MUD PAYS OFF FOR THE NATIONAL MS SOCIETY: $25 MILLION RAISED

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TRAVELER BEER COMPANY RETURNS AS THE 2017 NATIONAL MUCKFESTIVAL SPONSOR

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REVIEWS

MudRunGuide: Philadelphia Recap

“I enjoyed this race. As advertised, it’s a FUN mud run. My sisters and friends were all first-time Muckers and they’ll be back next year. The staffers were friendly and genuinely appreciative that we were there. If MuckFest comes to your city, I’d ask that you consider supporting them with a few hours of your time.”

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MudRunGuide: Philadelphia Recap

“MuckFest MS was my fourth OCR of the weekend...[e]vents like this are great as they give all abilities levels a chance to experience the OCR industry. I really enjoyed the overall makeup and design of the course and obstacles as they are great for racers looking to have fun and overcome fears. The course had several obstacles in the water and several challenging climbs and also was by far the muddiest course of the weekend for me.”

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The Adventure Sports Podcast

“Ever wanted to know what these Mud Runs were all about? Do you like to act like a kid and play in the mud? Listen in to this episode where Michael Pierce tells us all about running in a mud run and how you can try it out by registering a team for Muckfest MS.”

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MudRunGuide: Boston Recap

“For the third consecutive spring, MuckFest MS returned to the New England area. After a long and snowy winter, the national series has quickly become the unofficial start to the obstacle race season for many runners. They remain one of the few races that are popular enough to successfully span over both weekend days. Along with being an entertaining event, the primary focus of MuckFest MS is to raise money and awareness for Multiple Sclerosis, with 100% of the team fundraising dollars supporting the charity.”

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Obstacle Race Media: MuckFest MS Boston Review

“Whether you are a seasoned OCR vet, a weekend warrior or have just gotten into the sport, there’s one constant when it comes to racing: FUN! If it wasn’t fun then why would we do it? We love the mud, right? We enjoy rolling around in it with our friends, yukking it up and laughing hysterically.”

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Relentless Forward Commotion

“When I received the invitation to come out and run the 2015 Boston Muckfest MS race, I absolutely knew I had to go...[a] race with a tagline of Built for Laughs could not be missed.”

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Obstacle Race Media: MuckFest MS History

“On today’s show, we speak with Rachael Nuwash about MuckFest MS. She lets us know about this obstacle run's cool history and [its] fantastic cause.”

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ARCHIVES

Gettin' Mucky With It

MADgreens.com / July 20, 2016

DENVER – For the fourth year in a row, MAD Greens got dirty for a good cause as the Local Sponsor for MuckFest MS Denver. We were psyched to not only run the 5k mud-filled obstacle course, but also serve healthful salads and fresh wraps to all the participants and volunteers.

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2016 Events to Try

Chicago Athlete Magazine / June/July - 2016

CHICAGO – Aside from providing a broad audience of participants an opportunity to compete in a 5K race with over 20 obstacles, MuckFest MS dedicates itself to finding a cure for Multiple Sclerosis. In fact, 100 percent of its fundraising dollars support the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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Mud Run Guide Premieres a MuckFest MS Video Featuring Swing Set!

Mud Run Guide / April 12, 2016

NATIONAL EXCLUSIVE – We’re proud to premiere a brand new video from MuckFest® MS, showcasing one of their signature obstacles, Swing Set! This obstacle is a giant standing swing that will launch you into the stratosphere before gravity intercedes and gives you an aquatic spanking.

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Ned & Eugene Try MuckFest MS

BuzzFeed / January 2, 2016

LOS ANGELES – The Try Guys go to MuckFest MS Los Angeles to take on the obstacles.

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