MuckFest MS returns to West Orange and is muddier than ever

WEST ORANGE, NJ — More than a thousand participants are expected at MuckFest MS New Jersey on Saturday, June 25, and Sunday, June 26. MuckFest MS is the fun mud and obstacle 5K for everyone. No special training is required. Runners have a blast on mountains of mud and outrageous obstacles that spin, swing, and fling them up, down and sideways. MuckFest MS New Jersey is presented by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey.

Registration is now open at

On race days, the site opens at 7:30 a.m., with the first wave of runners setting off at 9 a.m. The run will be held at the South Mountain Reservation, at the corner of Northfield Avenue and Cherry Lane in West Orange.

All of the funds raised by MuckFest MS runners support the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s mission to stop MS in its tracks, restore what has been lost and end MS forever. To date, MuckFest MS event participants have raised more than $22 million.