All youth age 6 through 13 are invited to take part in the Third Annual Delaware Mud Run Jr., which begins at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 19, at Frightland haunted attraction in Middletown. There will be eight heats and start times, with the latest start at 7:45 p.m. Participants can register with friends for the start time they want. The last heat will also accommodate runners needing assistance.
Free parking is available and there is no entry fee for spectators. Cutoff for registration is midnight, Friday, June 14.
Individuals (no formal teams needed ) will race through mud, sludge, obstacles and muck that will require climbing, crawling and jumping toward the finish line.
The original Delaware Mud Run will hold its annual event Sunday, Sept. 22, for runners from age 14-114. MSP Equipment Rentals Inc. is the presenting sponsor for both Delaware Mud Run events. Since the Delaware Mud Run series was created in 2009, more than $1 million has been raised for Leukemia Research Foundation of Delaware.