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Bluegrass Mud Run to Benefit WUKY and UK Army ROTC; Registration Discount for UK Students, Employees

by Gail Bennett

 WUKY, the University of Kentucky's NPR station, is partnering with UK Army ROTC to present the Jack Kain Ford Bluegrass Mud Run.  This fun and exciting event will take place on the campus of the University of Kentucky Sept. 21, 2013.  This will be a 5K run starting at Commonwealth Stadium and proceeding through obstacles designed by UK Army ROTC.  These obstacles will be challenging yet fun and definitely get participants MUDDY! 

This Mud Run serves to promote a physically fit lifestyle, but it is appropriate for all levels of ability from pro-athlete or pro-couch potato! Participants are encouraged to have fun and even dress in their favorite or most bizarre costume.

Registration is open at   Students and uniformed service members can receive a discount on registration on the registration fee.  UK Employees can receive a discount when registering by going to and during the registration process, when are directed to the second page, enter the Code: UKDiscount.  This code will provide UK employees with $10 off. 

Support of this Mud Run will help WUKY and UK Army ROTC continue the important work that both organizations bring to the Commonwealth.  This year Jack Kain Ford is sponsoring the event.

More information is at Like the Mud Run on Facebook at and follow on twitter @bluegrassmudrun.

WUKY 91.3FM enlightens, inspires, and entertains its audience through the creation and presentation of the highest quality non-commercial radio programming. Through comprehensive, unbiased news coverage, unique musical offerings, and community partnerships, WUKY fosters civic development, celebrates cultural diversity, and advances the mission of the University of Kentucky.

UK Army ROTC is a premier leader development program that produces trained, adaptable leaders of character with a passion for service to the U.S.

Images of past Mud Runs.