Chalk the Walk! Join Us for Our Virtual Event on May 2.

April 10, 2020

As you know by now, we have unfortunately had to postpone this year’s Mudfest until October 31st. But during this time of uncertainty, we’d like to bring our communities together when we all need it the most. As a way to still celebrate our original Mudfest date of May 2nd, we’re hosting a virtual event […]

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An Important Message From Daniel Barden Mudfest

March 25, 2020

The past few weeks have been challenging for our area, our country, and the entire world, as we’ve adjusted to the realities of the virus COVID-19 and its prevention requirements. After carefully monitoring the unfolding situation, and considering the safety of our wonderful participants, we have made the difficult, and heartbreaking, decision to postpone the […]

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Muddy Buddy Nick Waaler

Muddy Buddy: Nick Waaler

March 4, 2020

Nick Waaler, of Sandy Hook, CT, is a four-time Mudfest participant. He is a friend of the Barden family, and that makes participating in the event especially poignant. It is always the beginning of the run that stays with Nick. “I really love the start of the mud run, where we honor Daniel on one […]

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Guest Blog: Brian Kellogg

August 5, 2019

“Maybe the hardest obstacle of the Daniel Barden MudFest is finding something you don’t like! It’s a challenging course but doesn’t take itself too seriously so it’s fun for all.” Big thanks to seasoned OCR veteran Brian Kellogg for his honest & in-depth review of Barden Mudfest 2019. Read more on his blog by clicking […]

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Save The Date… Mudfest Is Moving To May!

July 31, 2019
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Muddy Buddy: Josh Lewis

April 25, 2019

Josh Lewis is the owner of Co-Movement, a center for health, movement and personal growth located on Skyline Drive in Oriskany Falls, NY. The philosophy of Co-Movement is to believe in a world that plays hard, dreams big, and strives to move and live courageously. MudFest is in perfect alignment with this philosophy. As a […]

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Muddy Buddy: Marni Manwarren

April 25, 2019

Marni Manwarren is an administrative assistant in the Economics Department at Colgate University, as well as a MudFest veteran. Marni has participated in MudFest for many years, but for her, it never gets old – it’s always a time for her to have fun with friends and family.  One of the reasons Marni loves MudFest […]

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Muddy Buddy: Damon Maldonado

April 9, 2019

Web developer at MPW Marketing in Clinton, NY by day; Iron Man by night… Damon Maldonado is a powerhouse when it comes to running on all sorts of terrain. Damon has participated in races all over the globe, but for the past three years, he’s made Mudfest a priority. Damon had been wanting to try […]

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Muddy Buddy: Wendy Galler

April 2, 2019

Wendy Galler, a registered nurse at Mohawk Valley Health Systems, is looking forward to her second Mudfest this year. While she usually works weekends, this year she has the weekend off and is able to participate, and couldn’t be more thrilled. “This year, I’ll be joined by family and friends – some for the first time,” […]

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Barden Mudfest Race Recap

March 31, 2019

We have had the pleasure of Walter F Hendrick (OCRSandy) running the Barden Mudfest in 2018 and writing a review on every bit of the day.

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