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Nick has lived in Dallas since 2009 and been an active member of the OCR community since shortly after he moved to the Lone Star State. Though he initially did other mud runs and OCRs, his journey toward the MuckFest community began on a Sunday morning in March of 2016. He woke up feeling a little off and was numb from the neck down. That day, after six hours of multiple MRIs… Read More

When Lauren C. was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in December 2016, she had just celebrated her 30th birthday. She wasn’t quite sure who to talk to about it and how much of her diagnosis she wanted to share with those in her life. She knew she had to do something, and after a little searching…she found her way to the MuckFest community! This past August, Lauren ran her first MuckFest in Detroit… Read More

  “I get to show others that we can still move forward. No matter our challenges, we can truly live. We can choose to NOT let obstacles block us from our goals. It shows that I don’t just live with MS. I conquer the world in spite of it!” Dallas Mucker, Sheila Timmons, has been mucking it up with her family team since 2014, and her mom is one of the top… Read More

For many, MuckFest MS® is a place to find support in their battle with MS. For Megan P., it was also her opportunity to reveal that she was diagnosed with MS at 19 and has been battling it for more than two decades. Signing up MuckFest MS Denver was her first step toward sharing that she has been living with multiple sclerosis. “This is the first time I’ve talked about having MS… Read More

MuckFest® MS New Jersey is coming up this Saturday, and we are muckin’ excited to get extra muddy with the East Coast. Just one of the Muckers joining us is Kristy D., who is taking on MuckFest MS with a smile on her muddy face. She’s an inspiration to Muckers nationwide, and she can’t wait to ring that victory bell.  What is your favorite thing about MuckFest MS? Having fun and completing each obstacle. I… Read More

We wouldn’t be able to make any of our MuckFest MS events happen without teamwork (it DOES make the dream work) and help from our local National MS Society chapters. This week, as we get New Jersey ready for a weekend of serious muddy fun, we have been working with the New Jersey chapter of the National MS Society, and especially with Cory Z. Cory has been an amazing part of the… Read More

MuckFest MS is an experience like no other. For most people, once you try it, you’re hooked…but that first Muck can be a crazy experience! That’s why we love hearing from first-time Muckers. We’re inspired bytheir feelings of accomplishment, laughter, and strength, and by the muddy memories they have with their teammates.We spoke to one first-time Mucker, Dave, who joined us for the first time this year in Philly after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis last year. He took on the 5K like a warrior, and shared some of… Read More

Guest post written by Boston Mucker, Jennifer A. She is Boston Strong, an MS warrior, and an amazing mother and wife. She returned to team “Just Keep Smyelin” at the 2018 Boston MuckFest® MS. 2013 proved to be a year of heartache and triumph for the city of Boston, as it did for the Almodovar family, as well. My husband, Archie, and I welcomed our daughter into this beautiful city only a… Read More

Philly, you took on the weekend in EPIC muddy fashion. Way to get down and dirty for two straight days, raising nearly $400K! Check out these highlights from MuckFest MS Philadelphia! More participant photos are coming soon as well! Cheers Philly!

Guest post written by Rosemarie P., a MuckFest MS® participant in Detroit In 2013, multiple sclerosis changed my life. I was a young mother of two, and I was scared. I wasn’t sure what I could do, but I knew I had to fight. Then I heard about MuckFest MS, and I knew it was something I wanted to try. 2013 Our first year of MuckFest MS, we had a team of… Read More