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‘Tis the season for mud runs! These events build off the traditional races and are quickly becoming the new craze. With added obstacles and excess amounts of mud, runners of all fitness levels can get out there to enjoy the fun.
Before you hit the ground running, read safety tips for before, during and after the run from Ward McCracken, MD, Sports Medicine at NorthShore.
Before the race:
During the race:
After the race:
If you are unsure if you’re ready to attempt a mud run, talk to your Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician.
What is your best advice for first-time mud runners?