100’s Take Up The Challenge At 17th Annual Mud Run

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Would be Marines in training enjoy Saturday's slog through the mud.
Would be Marines in training enjoy Saturday’s slog through the mud.

The 17th annual Marine Corp Mud Run was held Saturday at Greenhill Park in Roanoke County. Over nineteen hundred participants ran the three mile course that finished with a full body plunge through the specially prepared mud pits.

Friends and family cheered the runners on as they made their way to the finish line for obligatory pictures and a soon to follow rinsing.

The run honors military veterans and is a fundraiser for Toys For Tots.