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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

Media Advisory #13-009 Camp Pendleton to host opening day of World Famous Mud Run
May / 22 / 2013

Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton is scheduled to host the opening event of the annual World Famous Mud Run series Saturday, June 1, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This will be the first of five events held during the Mud Run race series.

The Mud Run is open to both military and civilian participants and is a challenging 10K run with hills, tire obstacles, river crossings, two 5-foot walls with mud on both sides, a tunnel crawl, a cargo net climb, a slippery hill climb and a final 30-foot long mud pit. For the first time, the series has added a 1K Kid’s Mud Run for children 4 to 12.
More than 26,000 adults and 1,000 children are expected to participate in the event held during the first three weekends of June. Proceeds from the race series go to support Marine Corps Commy Services quality of life programs for Camp Pendleton personnel and families.
For more information on the race, please go to:

Media are invited to cover the event and will have the opporty to view portions of the adult and kid’s Mud Run and the awards ceremonies.



Interested media must RSVP no later than noon, Friday, May 31. An escort will meet all confirmed media members at Camp Pendleton’s Main Gate at 7:30 a.m. Saturday. To RSVP, please e-mail


Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Public Affairs Office
Box 555019
MCI West - MCB
Camp Pendleton, CA 92055-5019

(760) 725-5044

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