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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

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

June 8, 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: https://www.marinecorpsmudrun.com/

Coordinating Instructions: Organizations interested in covering the event should contact the Office of Communication at pendletonmedia@usmc.mil  no later than 4:30 p.m. today. Still and video imagery of the event can be found here: https://www.dvidshub.net/feature/2018MudRun




Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Office of Communication/Engagement
Box 555019, Camp Pendleton, CA 92055-5019

Phone: (760) 763-2760