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Volkslauf: for a purpose

Volkslauf: for a purpose

October 22, 2014

  In 1997, a group of Marines designed a 10-kilometer run that would challenge and motivate participants by incorporating the traditional Marine...

Participants face obstacles for charity

Nicholas Torres, Reporter

October 23, 2013

On Oct. 12, the 17th annual Volkslauf was held, as competitors were ready to push themselves to the limit. The event, put on by local Marines, has two versions; the 5k and the 10k with both men and women competing. Participants first partake in a run that depends on which of the two courses they have chosen. Then in what many have described as the toughest part of the course,...

Runners get down and dirty for Volkslauf

Runners get down and dirty for Volkslauf

October 17, 2012

The cloud of dust covering Merle Haggard Drive and Wings Way was bigger than usual thanks to this year’s Volkslauf. The Marine mud run drew approximately...

Fun in the Mud at local Volkslauf.

Fun in the Mud at local Volkslauf.

October 19, 2011

Nearly 1,500 mud-covered participants stormed through the obstacle course at the year's Bakersfield Voulkslauf. The Volkslauf Ultimate Challenge has...

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