MuckFest® MS Jacksonville 5K Mud and Fun Run
WAY TO GO, JACKSONVILLE!
Thank you, thank you, thank you Jacksonville! We couldn't have imagined a more perfect start to the 2014 MuckFest® MS season: muck-tacularly awesome muckers and incredible volunteers, a boatload of enthusiastic, cheering friends and family, and gorgeous weather. The rain in the run-up to MuckFest MS Jacksonville primed the course for maximum muckiness. And a special shout-out to the couple who decided to muck it with us on the morning of their very own wedding day—congratulations on your muck-nuptials! We now pronounce you and all your fellow runners, "Mucking Awesome!"
A special message from the North Florida Chapter of the National MS Society. Thank you for coming out and making MuckFest MS Jacksonville such a great success. The National MS Society, North Florida Chapter would like to thank all the runners, volunteers and staff who came out to run, help and support each other on Saturday. Every day of the year, we work hard to support people living with multiple sclerosis. There is still time to support the mission behind the “muck” and help us reach our fundraising goal. Make a donation online or call the chapter.
What's that you say?
On our Facebook page we asked you what the best part of MuckFest MS was. Here's a sampling:
"Team Tina's Tomahawks! This was my first 5K and I loved it! Having MS didn't stop me from crossing the finish line, or stop my friends and family from pushing me through it. I love all of you!" --Kristina Y.
"Wonderful time! Thank you to all participants and family for making it such a great day! You all Rock!" --Sue K.
"First time & it was awesome!" --Samantha S.
"SO.MUCH.FUN" --Joanna F.
"It was FANTASTIC! Ya'll did a great job with all of the obstacles, my team had a blast!" --Katelyn B.
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Congratulations and a heartfelt thank you to our Top Fundraising Individuals and Teams. You are truly a great inspiration to us all, and your hard work fundraising individually and as teams is sincerely appreciated.
Top Fundraising Individuals and Teams*
|Individuals (Amount Raised)
1. Pete Mitchell ($16,708)
2. John Howard ($4,540)
3. Cheryl Russell ($4,178)
4. John Mullen ($2,245)
5. Cara Densford ($1,768)
|Teams - Team Captain (Amount Raised)
1. Pete's Team - Pete Mitchell ($17,258)
2. Mud Up Wit Dat - Cheryl Russell ($10,600)
3. There Will Be Mud - John Howard ($7,975)
4. Team Stillwater - Julia Edmonston ($5,889)
5. Miwa's Muckers - Cara Densford ($5,218)
*as of 11:00 a.m., March 25th
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Thanks again, Jacksonville, for a muck-tacular beginning to the 2014 season. And thank you for your fundraising on behalf of the National MS Society. Because of you, thousands of people living with MS will get the education, support and programs they need through the National MS Society.
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