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
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!
“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
We’re so excited to sit down with Cathy from Philadelphia to hear about her experience at MuckFest MS! Cathy lives with MS and found a community filled with passion and fun in the muck. Check it out! Cathy found the obstacle course race that’s right for her. Want to join her in the muck? Click the button below to start YOUR journey!
Mimi is one of those people who lights up your day the second you meet her. More than just a friendly face in Texas, though, Mimi is a fighter. Diagnosed with MS in 2002 and weighing just over 450 pounds a little over a year ago, she knew that something needed to change. “I was having a hard time; just playing with grand kids, just getting through the day. So I decided… Read More