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Press Release #16-004 - Camp Pendleton Annual Mud Run

June 2, 2016

The World Famous Mud Run will take place this weekend June 4 and 5 marking the 23rd time the event is held on the base. It is open to both military and civilian participants and offers challenging 10K, 5K and 1K runs with hills, tire obstacles, river crossings, walls with mud on both sides, a tunnel crawl, a slippery hill climb and a final mud pit.

An estimated 15,000 runners have signed up to try and conquer the best and original Mud Run. Online registration is closed, but onsite registration is open the day of the race at 6:00 a.m.

Media are cordially invited to cover the Commanders Cup Friday June 3 featuring hundreds of Marines running the course. It will be a great preview of the race for the public days on Saturday and Sunday. Media are also invited to cover the event on Saturday June 4.


Media interested in covering this event must RSVP to Camp Pendleton Public Affairs via email; Pendletonmedia@usmc.mil no later than 3:00 p.m. Thursday, June 2. Confirmed media members will meet at Camp Pendleton's SAN LUIS REY GATE no later than 7:00 a.m. on FRIDAY AND/OR SATURDAY to be escorted to the event.

For more information please go to: www.mccscp.com/mudrun

A B-Roll Package will be uploaded to DVIDS no later than 3:00 p.m. Friday June 3 for your use also: https://www.dvidshub.net/unit/CPPA#.V09rMDZf2EJ




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

Phone: (760) 725-5044