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"Warrior Dash" to raise money for St. Jude

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Several tthousand Mississippians are signed up to participate in the 2013 Warrior Dash this weekend in Jackson.  

The 5k obstacle course, at Mississippi Off Road Adventures on Elton Road, features flames, mud pits and other treats as it returns for its second year.

Race Director Kendra Alley says, "People love it because we create just a great experience that people will never forget.  They get to enjoy the day with their friends and run an awesome course."

This years event promises more challenges will the ever present mud, climbing walls and fire.

Medical officials will be posted along the course to assist any participants.

"Safety is our number one priority for all participants and spectators so we do have a waiver they sign before hitting the course," says Alley.

 Participants can get free shuttle rides to the event with parking at Memorial Stadium.   The Warrior Dash has helped raise over $5.5 Million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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