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The Salvation Army in Southern Cal holds annual Dirt Dash & Mud Run!

Submitted by on September 26, 2011 – No Comment

Leader of The Salvation Army Youth Department, Captain Matt Madsen and his son Charles

Every year at the end of the summer, The Salvation Army in Southern California holds their Malibu Canyon Dirt Dash to raise money for the camping season at Camp Mt. Crags and Gilmore in the Malibu mountains.

The event features a 5 and 10 kilometer run through Malibu Creek State Park and an optional mud run and obstacle course too. Each participant can set an individual fundraising goal or raise money as a team to help provide camping opportunities to kids all over the Los Angeles area.

Congratulations to the following racers for their top spot finishes, provided by Gemini Timing:
5K Mud Run
>> Anthony Allen (M)
>> Nicky McClintock (F)
10K Trail Run
>> Anton Aguila (M)
>> Angela Brunson (F)
5K Trail Run
>> Hector Diaz (M)
>> Amy Perdiew (F)
Fitness Walk
>> Randall Meale (M)
>> Angela Luke (F)

Have a look at some great photos of the day, snapped by our very own photographer (and marathon runner!) John Docter:

Many thanks to the event sponsors: Dole, Aramark, Ventura County Star and TrueSense Marketing.


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