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RUNNING: Mud Run Sept. 2 at Pillager

The third annual Mud Run Fun for Charity is scheduled at 1 p.m. Sept. 2 at Camp Lake Placid in Pillager.  

Lakes Area Disabilities Ministries, an organization that serves the needs of people with disabilities, will be recipients of this fundraiser. 

The 6-kilometer foot race will include three water/mud pits, wooded trails, and a few obstacles. There also will be a one-half mile event for kids.

After the race, there will be prizes and food, including corn on the cob.

Runners may rinse off in the Crow Wing River (Lake Placid) or get hosed off by the Pillager Fire Department. Awards will be given for best costumes for individuals and teams.  

Visit or Facebook’s Mud Run Fun 6K page.

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