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Volkslauf coming: Annual mud run raises money for charity

Volkslauf coming: Annual mud run raises money for charity
Volkslauf obstacle course and mud run (Facebook photo)

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Volkslauf XVII is coming Oct. 12.

Registration closes Sept. 30 for the messy obstacle course, which raises money for Toys for Tots and other charities, according to organizers. Register >>

About 2,000 people are expected to participate in either the 5K or 10K course and mud run at Highway 65 and Merle Haggard Drive, next to Meadows Field Airport.

"The Bakersfield Volkslauf (the peoples run) is dedicated to improving the plight of the community through involvement in civic activities," reads a statement on the Volkslauf registration page.