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Spring is here! We are jumping, leaping, springing into the new season with gusto and excitement! And why wouldn’t we?! After a long winter, we have been looking forward to warmer weather and longer days…and the countdown to the MuckFest season. To celebrate Spring 2019, we rounded up some of our favorite “springing” photos from MuckFests past for you to enjoy. We hope they bring a sunny smile to your face! Have… Read More

Happy Valentine’s Day, Muckers! While we try to spread the muddy love all year round, on this day we are feeling especially filled with love for all of you. MuckFest wouldn’t be possible without the friendship, camaraderie, and support you show out in the mud. Some of that is for teammates and friends, but some of that is shown between couples! So, on this holiday, we are sharing some muddy love stories… Read More

Milton Hwang has known about MuckFest since it began in the Chicagoland area but was never able to make the drive from his hometown of Milwaukee until 2018. Though he has supported multiple sclerosis causes and events for the two decades since his wife’s diagnosis, he had never experienced the muck. That all changed this year. Milton worked with the MuckFest team to connect with another Chicago runner, the famous Brian “PapaBear”… 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