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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 Chicago is this weekend, and if you happen to see a team in bright tie dye t-shirts, you can bet it’s team “MARCHING ON.” Led by captain Cathy S., she is certainly a Mucker on a Mission. After receiving her own diagnosis almost a decade ago, she has been marching on and never giving up. She’s hoping her Muck story will inspire others to get down and dirty in the… Read More

Friends are the family we choose. Leslie L, a Chicago Mucker, chose Ron as her family, and she supported him through his battle with MS that lasted for almost his entire life. Leslie founded team Ron’s Muddy Buddies in Chicago two years ago, and has raised more than $2,000 this year alone for MuckFest MS and the National MS Society. She visited with him weekly, and still calls Ron “Superman,” saying his… Read More

For Lisa G. from Detroit, multiple sclerosis has been part of her life since her mom was diagnosed two decades ago. She has regularly supported the National MS Society and has found a new way to contribute: by running in the Detroit MuckFest MS ®! She has been planning on mucking for the last few years, and in 2017, she completed her first MuckFest MS with Team MUCK4MOM! Her family and friends… 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

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!

“You might look at someone, and think, ‘You don’t look like you have MS.’ But what does someone with MS look like? We look like you!” Walter Clark (his friends call him Spike) knows he might not immediately appear like he is living with multiple sclerosis. But, it has been nearly a decade since he received his diagnosis. Since then, his life has never been the same. He hasn’t let that stop… Read More

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

More than just the FUN mud run, MuckFest® MS is an obstacle course that raises crucial funds to rid the world of multiple sclerosis. The best part about it—100% of your fundraising goes directly to the National MS Society! Every dime, penny, nickel, and hundred-dollar bill; signed/sealed/delivered! So how do you do it? How do you make the largest impact possible to benefit those living with MS? How do you make your… Read More