Family mud run in Apache Junction on Oct. 21

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Apache Junction is hosting the Fit Families Mud Run. (Source: Facebook/ Apache Junction Parks & Recreation) Apache Junction is hosting the Fit Families Mud Run. (Source: Facebook/ Apache Junction Parks & Recreation)
APACHE JUNCTION, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

Looking for a way to get outside with your family and enjoy the cooler weather fall brings? Apache Junction is hosting the Fit Families Mud Run on Oct. 21!

This mud run is unlike the advanced and high-intensity mainstream events. The Fit Families Mud Run is more age-appropriate in challenges, distances and safety.

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There are two routes: the beginner route is 1.25 miles, has about 10 obstacles and is designed for most participants ages 12 and under. The non-beginner route is 2.5 miles, has about 13 obstacles and is designed for most participants 12 and over.

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The obstacles are ranged from maximum to minimum danger, keeping the competitor’s best interest at utmost importance.

Parents are recommended to accompany runners that are 10 years old or younger.

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The event will take place on Saturday, Oct. 21, and starts at 9 a.m. at 1035 N Idaho Rd, Apache Junction. Check-in starts at 7:30 a.m. and the price to run is $10 per person.

For more information on the Fit Families Fun Run, visit www.ajcity.net/parks or call the Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department at (480) 474-5240.

Click/tap here to download the free azfamily mobile app.

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