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April 8, 2021

Although 2020 was a tough year for everyone, including our event, we’re excited to share that The Annual Daniel Barden Mudfest will return better than ever in Fall 2021! We have many exciting changes and improvements slated that will make this our best and muddiest year ever. While we were initially hoping for May, we […]

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An Important Message from Dan & Melissa Williams

September 3, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and current restrictions on public gatherings in New York state, we have made the heartbreaking decision to cancel this year’s Daniel Barden Mudfest event. Although this was not an easy decision, we recognize that we must prioritize the safety of our participants and volunteers. Daniel Barden Mudfest has always been […]

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Chalk the Walk Participation

May 4, 2020

Thank you for all of those that participated in Chalk the Walk, Saturday, May 2.

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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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