CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The Dirty Girl Mud Run, a women-only national 5K mud and obstacle run series, returns to Charleston on July 26 at Cato Park.The event challenges women to break out of their comfort zones and get dirty with an untimed, obstacles-optional course that welcomes women of all ages and athletic abilities. Obstacles include the Utopian Tubes tunnel crawl, PMS (Pretty Muddy Stuff) mud pit and Dirty Dancing giant slide.Since its inception, Dirty Girl Mud Run has donated more than $475,000 to breast cancer charities and will donate at least $125,000 in 2014 to Bright Pink, the only national nonprofit organization focusing on risk reduction and early detection of breast and ovarian cancers in young women. At each 2014 event, 300 free registrations are reserved for cancer survivors.
Women ages 14 and up can participate in Dirty Girl events. The entry fee is $85 and participants can register online or on-site.The event also needs volunteers, who will receive a free t-shirt and complimentary entry to a future Dirty Girl Mud Run.For registration or volunteer information, visit www.godirtygirl.com, or for local event details, visit www.CharlestonWV.com.