Mud run – world’s messiest fitness trend

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USMC Mud Run North Carolina 2010

All types of runners are going wild for mud runs. A mud run is a  hybrid of Marines training and adventure racing, the multi-mile events mix running and military-style obstacles such as wooden walls, water crossings, and mud pits to challenge competitors. These grimy races have exploded in popularity—hundreds of competitions are scheduled in 2011, and there’s still time to sign up for one near you. Here’s a guide to popular mud runs across the country.


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