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Nevada County Has Some Tough Mudders

Thousands of people will be testing themselves while also raising money to support injured military veterans.
The 12 mile up hill obstacle course called the Tough Mudder takes place this weekend at NorthStar Ski resort out side of Truckee. Over 15000 athletes will take to the mountain and complete the challenge which includes at least 19 major obstacles. Nevada County Fire Captain, Josh Sunde, is competing with a team of Nevada County firefighters and one firefighter’s wife.
Click here to listen to Josh Sunday

obstacle-thumb-med-mudmileProceeds generated by the Tough Mudder races goes to support the Wounded Warrior Project to helpĀ  veterans injured physically and emotionally as the result of war of service related activity.

ToughMudderVT-2011-DongDangThe BIC Corporation is a major sponsor of the event and is sponsoring both an obstacle and a head-shaving booth.
Click here to listen to Meghan Barbosa

obstacle-thumb-med-everestBrand Manager, Meghan Barbosa, says both athletes and spectators can be part of the fundraising portion of the event.
Click here to listen to Meghan Barbosa

obstacle-thumb-med-firewalkDuring the race BIC also sponsors one of the obstacles.
Click here to listen to Meghan Barbosa

logjammin-thumbAnother obstacle that Josh Sunde finds challenging involves ice and an underwater wall.
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obstacle-thumb-med-islandhoSouth Yuba Club is also sponsoring a team of Tough Mudders. Team Leader Zoey McLarty says that the event is about teamwork and camaraderie.*
Click here to listen to Zoey McLarty

obstacle-thumb-med-holdyourThe Firefighter Team finished the course in just under 2 hours and 30 minutes last year and are looking to improve upon that time this year.
Zoey McLarty’s Team from the South Yuba Club is shooting for a time of around five hours.

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1 Comment

July 15, 2013

Walt

Too bad these are not from the Sat. event..
My daughter was a runner, and this was her second
TM challenge.

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