caleb fire MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (8/29/13) – As 19-year-old Greenville firefighter Caleb Harvell continues to fight like a champ in his ongoing battle with cancer, many heroes have stepped up to help raise funds to cover the mounting expenses of his treatment.

Jason Christy, and others with the Greenville Fire Department, along with other fire departments in the area have come up with another fundraiser that will be, not just a 5K Run, but a real test of endurance for anyone ready to take on the "Heroes Mud Run Fight For KB" challenge.
 
"We're going to have a Heroes Mud Run for Caleb Harvell on September 14th at 9:00 a.m. at the Muhlenberg Ag Center." Christy told Surfky.com reporters. "It will include a 5K Run, featuring 12 obstacles, Early registration is September 1st. After that people can pay the day of the event. What we tried to do was to come up with something that all the fire departments in the county could help with, so we came up with twelve obstacles. We have nine fire departments, including the Wendell ford National Guard Training Center. Then we asked Job Corps for one favor, and they volunteered for another, so they are actually going to do three obstacles to complete the twelve."
 
The Heroes Run will include a 3 to 4 mile mud run, 12 obstacles, with smaller versions for children. The first two waves will be timed and you must complete every obstacle. After the first two waves, participants will have a choice of completing the obstacle or detouring them. There will be seven waves to choose from, starting at 9am, 9:30, 10am, 10:30, 11, 11:30am and 12:00 pm.
 
Adult entries are $50.00 if you register before September 1st. Children's entry is $35.00 before September 1st. Door admission is $5.00 for adults, and $3.00 for children. You can register now at the Central City Convention Center or contact Tammy Piper or Lindsey Ward at 270-757-1723.
 
For complete details and updates log on to Facebook pages Muhlenberg 911 or Heroes in The Mud.
 
All proceeds go to Caleb Harvell Cancer Fund.

heroesmud

Paul McRee
SurfKY News

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Motorcycle Accident with Injury on Husbands Road

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (5/4/15) — According to a McCracken County Sheriff's Department report, at 11:47 a.m., MCSD was… Read More

R&S Equipment Diversifies Business, Brings U-Haul to Crofton

CROFTON, Ky. (5/4/15) — Once a modest father-son operation selling heavy equipment to the local farmers in Christian… Read More
1 DOW 18,070.40
+46.34 (0.26%)    
2 S&P 2,114.49
+6.20 (0.29%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,016.93
+11.54 (0.23%)    

Most Read This Week

April 28, 2015 4150

Search for Stolen Vehicle Ends with Woman Charged…

by SurfKY News
April 27, 2015 3488

Online Petition Seeking Re­opening of Shanice…

by Samantha Carver, SurfKY News
April 28, 2015 3335

Man Charged with Stalking Smoke Shop Clerk

by MPD
April 27, 2015 2891

Hopkins County Drug War ― Are We Winning?

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 30, 2015 2793

Family Says 'Goodbye' to Dog After It Allegedly…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 15520

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 8474

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 03, 2015 1366

Two Injured During Two-Vehicle Collision

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 1156

Teen Injured During Collision with Police Cruiser

by SurfKY News
May 03, 2015 1072

Faith Baptist Hosts Family Fun Day

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 754

Three Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 727

Alleged Littering Leads to Drug Arrest

by SurfKY News
May 03, 2015 725

Dave Says - May 3, 2015

by Dave Ramsey
May 02, 2015 641

Baptist Health Hosts Annual ‘Bike Safety Day’

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
May 02, 2015 629

Conquering the clutter: Cleanliness with kids is…

by SurfKY News
May 03, 2015 624

2015 Correctional Employees' Week Celebrated…

by Michael Caudill
May 03, 2015 555

Legislator's Log - Week of May 3, 2015

by Brent Yonts