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2013 Dirty Dash

Highlights from the muddy run Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at Pikes Peak International Raceway.

Suzanne Himka races through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Suzanne Himka races through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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A Runner races through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

A Runner races through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Danielle Edwards, left, and Denise Foster hose the mud off Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, after the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Danielle Edwards, left, and Denise Foster hose the mud off Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, after the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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A runner hoses the mud off Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, after the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

A runner hoses the mud off Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, after the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Denise Foster, left, Danielle Edwards  and Suzanne Himka hose the mud off Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, after the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Denise Foster, left, Danielle Edwards and Suzanne Himka hose the mud off Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, after the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners celebrate at the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners celebrate at the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Sandy D'Angelo of Colorado Springs hoses down her daughter Carina D'Angelo, 12, after the race Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Sandy D'Angelo of Colorado Springs hoses down her daughter Carina D'Angelo, 12, after the race Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners race through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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A runner races through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

A runner races through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners race through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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A runner races through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

A runner races through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners race through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners race through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners doante their shoes to charity Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, after the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners doante their shoes to charity Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, after the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Danielle Edwards, left, Suzanne Himka and Denise Foster hose the mud off Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, after the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Danielle Edwards, left, Suzanne Himka and Denise Foster hose the mud off Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, after the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners race through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners race though the first mud puddle at the start Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race though the first mud puddle at the start Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners race though the first mud puddle at the start Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race though the first mud puddle at the start Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners add shoes to the pile to be donated after the race Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners add shoes to the pile to be donated after the race Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners race though the first mud puddle at the start Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race though the first mud puddle at the start Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners celebrate at the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners celebrate at the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners celebrate at the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners celebrate at the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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A runner races through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

A runner races through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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A runner races through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

A runner races through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners take part in a pre-race tug-a-war Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners take part in a pre-race tug-a-war Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners race through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners race through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners race through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners race though the first mud puddle at the start Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race though the first mud puddle at the start Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners race though the first mud puddle at the start Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race though the first mud puddle at the start Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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A runner races through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

A runner races through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners race through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners race through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners race through the mud to the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the mud to the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners race through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners race through the first mud puddle Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the first mud puddle Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners wait for their chance to get muddy Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, before the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners wait for their chance to get muddy Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, before the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners race through the first mud puddle Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the first mud puddle Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners race through the first mud puddle Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the first mud puddle Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners climb the rope ladder Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners climb the rope ladder Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners race through the mud to the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the mud to the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners climb the rope ladder Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners climb the rope ladder Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners race through the mud to the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the mud to the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners race through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners race through the first mud puddle Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the first mud puddle Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners race through the mud to the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the mud to the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners race through the mud to the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the mud to the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners race through the mud to the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the mud to the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners race through the mud to the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the mud to the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners race through the mud to the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the mud to the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners race through the first mud puddle Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the first mud puddle Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Suzanne Himka races through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Suzanne Himka races through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

A Runner races through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

A Runner races through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Danielle Edwards, left, and Denise Foster hose the mud off Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, after the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Danielle Edwards, left, and Denise Foster hose the mud off Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, after the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

A runner hoses the mud off Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, after the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

A runner hoses the mud off Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, after the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Denise Foster, left, Danielle Edwards  and Suzanne Himka hose the mud off Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, after the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Denise Foster, left, Danielle Edwards and Suzanne Himka hose the mud off Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, after the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners celebrate at the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners celebrate at the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Sandy D'Angelo of Colorado Springs hoses down her daughter Carina D'Angelo, 12, after the race Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Sandy D'Angelo of Colorado Springs hoses down her daughter Carina D'Angelo, 12, after the race Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

A runner races through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

A runner races through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

A runner races through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

A runner races through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners doante their shoes to charity Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, after the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners doante their shoes to charity Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, after the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Danielle Edwards, left, Suzanne Himka and Denise Foster hose the mud off Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, after the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Danielle Edwards, left, Suzanne Himka and Denise Foster hose the mud off Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, after the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race though the first mud puddle at the start Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race though the first mud puddle at the start Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race though the first mud puddle at the start Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race though the first mud puddle at the start Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners add shoes to the pile to be donated after the race Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners add shoes to the pile to be donated after the race Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race though the first mud puddle at the start Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race though the first mud puddle at the start Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners celebrate at the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners celebrate at the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners celebrate at the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners celebrate at the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

A runner races through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

A runner races through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

A runner races through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

A runner races through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners take part in a pre-race tug-a-war Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners take part in a pre-race tug-a-war Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race though the first mud puddle at the start Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race though the first mud puddle at the start Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race though the first mud puddle at the start Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race though the first mud puddle at the start Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

A runner races through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

A runner races through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the last mud pit before the finish Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the mud to the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the mud to the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the first mud puddle Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the first mud puddle Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners wait for their chance to get muddy Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, before the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners wait for their chance to get muddy Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, before the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the first mud puddle Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the first mud puddle Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the first mud puddle Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the first mud puddle Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners climb the rope ladder Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners climb the rope ladder Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the mud to the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the mud to the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners climb the rope ladder Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners climb the rope ladder Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the mud to the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the mud to the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through one of the obstacles Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the first mud puddle Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the first mud puddle Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the mud to the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the mud to the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the mud to the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the mud to the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the mud to the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the mud to the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the mud to the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the mud to the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the mud to the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the mud to the finishline Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the first mud puddle Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Runners race through the first mud puddle Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run  at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, during the Dirty Dash mud run at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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