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Athletes go to the mud in Edmond to raise money to fight breast cancer

The Susan G. Komen for the Cure benefits from the Juggernaut, the national mud run series. The adventure race made its Oklahoma debut in Edmond.
by Diana Baldwin Published: October 3, 2012
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The Juggernaut, the national mud run series, made its Oklahoma debut in Edmond.

The event offers an opportunity to play in the mud and raise money for the fight against breast cancer through the Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

“We are beyond thrilled to partner with The Juggernaut mud run series in an effort to raise much- needed funds for breast cancer screening, treatment and education programs right here in our own backyard,” said Lorna Palmer, executive director of the Central and Western Oklahoma Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

Juggernaut is defined as a large, overpowering, destructive force or object, a giant battleship or a powerful team.

The race is a 3.1-mile adventure that has out-of-this-world obstacles that were simultaneously challenging, fun and a little muddy.

by Diana Baldwin
Sr. Reporter
Diana Baldwin has been an Oklahoma journalist since 1976 and came to The Oklahoman in 1991. She covered the Oklahoma City bombing and covered the downfall of Oklahoma City police forensic chemist Joyce Gilchrist misidentifying evidence. She wrote...
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