Media Advisory #18-010 - 25th Anniversary Marine Corps Mud Run hosted on Camp Pendleton
8 Jun 2018

The 25th Anniversary Marine Corps Mud Run will take place this weekend on Camp Pendleton. This year's races will offer challenging Marine Corps themed obstacles placed throughout 5K and 10K competitive runs, as well as a kids (ages 6-12) 2K run. The races are open to both military and civilian participants.

Approximately 8,200 runners have already signed up to try and conquer this year's Mud Run. Online registration is closed, but onsite registration is open for relays not yet sold out on all days of the race at 6:00 a.m.

Media are cordially invited to cover the run from 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. tomorrow, when Marines from across the installation will be running the course to compete for the Commanding General's Cup. Media requests to cover the event on Saturday and Sunday will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

For more information about the event, visit:

Coordinating Instructions: Organizations interested in covering the event should contact the Office of Communication at  no later than 4:30 p.m. today. Still and video imagery of the event can be found here:




Office of Communication/Engagement

Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

Box 555019, Camp Pendleton, CA 92055-5019

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