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Augusta: 2nd Annual Mad Anthony Mud Run – Cold But Fun!

[ 0 ] February 23, 2013 |

Blue Ridge Life Magazine™2013 : Photos By Tommy Stafford : And they’re off! Over 300 participants in the 2nd annual Mad Anthony Mud Run take to the course this past Saturday – February 23, 2013 in Waynesboro’s Coyner Park. Blue Ridge Life was one of the sponsors for the event. Click on any image to enlarge.

Waynesboro
Augusta County, VA

With temps hovering just above freezing over 300 runners took to the Mad Anthony Mud Run this past Saturday morning February 23, 2013. It’s part of The Shenandoah Valley’s Premier Running Series. The Waynesboro run is put on by their parks and recreation department.

The 4 mile course looped all around Coyner Park just off of Route 340 South of Target. At one point runners had to go through water under I-64 making it to Home Depot then heading back to the main course to finish up.

Blue Ridge Life Magazine Publisher, Yvette Stafford scales the Brandywine 6 foot wall at the 2013 Mad Anthony Run held Saturday February 23rd in Waynesboro, VA

The first male to finish completed the course in just over 28 minutes. That is booking folks! Tad over 6 minute mile. WOW!

It’s more than just competition. The run is about having fun. Eric Biggs of Waynesboro is showing how much fun he can have sporting his kilt to compete in the race. Remember it was about 34 degrees at the start of the race!

The three member team called The Growler Girls head for the finish line at the 2nd Annual Mad Anthony Run held in Waynesboro on Saturday – February 23, 2013.

Judges were so impressed with The Growler Girls (left to right) Gail Miller-Waynesboro, Sara Schultz-Fort Defiance, and Shelly Murphy of Mount Sidney, that they were awarded top in the their class for one of the best costumes in the race. The tell me they never spilled a drop!

This pair won top in their costume division dressed as none other than Mad Anthony!

BRLM Publisher Yvette Stafford (left) and running buddy Amy Winter from Nellysford give a thumbs up after clearing the wall at the Mad Anthony – Saturday Feburary 23, 2013

Leti Hansen of Crozet scales the 6 Foot Brandywine wall while husband James waits before picking back the race.

Dwayne Jones, Director of Waynesboro Parks & Recreation and organizer of the Mad Anthony, hands out awards for the race on Saturday – February 23, 2013.

Sponsors at this year’s race.

Congrats to everyone at the 2013 Mad Anthony Mud Run! You will be able to see the race results by clicking here. They should be available soon!

To see all of the photos BRLM shot at the race, head on over to our Facebook Page by clicking on the photo above.

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