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It’s official. We are already gearing up for our 2019 MuckFest events! We are so excited to welcome returning Muckers but also folks brand new to the mud run world. Returning Muckers know the whole muddy drill, and they live for the excitement of our obstacles and the fun you have all day long at MuckFest. But if you’ve never been to a mud run before, how can you know what to… Read More

Unless you are some of the lucky people who live in a warm climate, the winter can be a bit of a downer time of year. You’re chilly, stuck inside, and MuckFest is still months away. What is a Mucker to do? It’s time to get creative! Here are fun and easy ways to prep for MuckFest even when you’re stuck inside. Work with what you have You can do a lot… Read More

“I have been supporting MuckFest since 2012. One of my childhood gymnastics teammates invited me to be on her team to support her MS journey. At this time, I never thought I would be diagnosed….” Christin Hungerford was a long-time Denver Mucker on her friend’s MuckFest team. In 2016, she was also diagnosed with MS. Even after getting that life-changing news, Christin didn’t slow down. She kept on mucking, kept supporting the… Read More

The holidays are coming up fast, 2018 is coming to a close,and 2019 is almost here! Instead of freaking out about gifts to buy, parties to plan, or New Year’s Resolutions left undone, let’s focus on the AWESOME! 2018 marked an important year for us, as we hit the $30 million mark raised by MuckFest for the National MS Society! All our muddy fun and hard work is making a difference for… Read More

MuckFest is a day of fun, mud, and good times. But how can you create the truly perfect mucky day? There are some simple but very important ingredients! We asked Ella-Kate Trice and her team, Camp Gladiator, to take us through their MuckFest Dallas day. As a Mucker on a Mission, and someone who is mucking with MS, Ella-Kate knows how to do MuckFest right! Here are her elements to a perfect… Read More

MuckFest MS Ⓡ is an experience unlike any other. How many other 5Ks have you zip-lining into a pool, or crawling over muddy hills, or slip-sliding down a man-made mountain? With such a one-of-a-kind day ahead, you need to make the most of every moment. Alana has been has been running has been running MuckFest MS Detroit since 2016, and is a two-time captain of team Mucking A’s. She’s also been fundraising for MuckFest 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

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

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