Prairie Sludge Trudge

The first Saturday in August was the Prairie Sludge Trudge at Stuhr Museum. Runners make a trek faces various obstacles along the way including a 10′ high mountain of mud toward the end of the course.

Grand Island Rural firefighter Travis Nolan, right, uses a firehose to spray the mud off Kellie Lonnemann concluding Prairie Sludge Trudge Saturday at the Stuhr Museum.

Grand Island Rural firefighter Travis Nolan, right, uses a firehose to spray the mud off Kellie Lonnemann concluding Prairie Sludge Trudge Saturday at the Stuhr Museum.

Runners make a trek across an open field running through water being sprayed by a Rural Grand Island Fire Dept. firehose during the Prairie Sludge Trudge at Stuhr Museum.

Runners make a trek across an open field running through water being sprayed by a Rural Grand Island Fire Dept. firehose during the Prairie Sludge Trudge at Stuhr Museum.

Aubrey Vontz reacts after sliding down a mud mountain during Prairie Sludge Trudge Saturday at the Stuhr Museum.

Aubrey Vontz reacts after sliding down a mud mountain during Prairie Sludge Trudge Saturday at the Stuhr Museum.

Participants come down a 10’ high mountain of mud one by one during the Prairie Sludge Trudge at Stuhr Museum.

Participants come down a 10’ high mountain of mud one by one during the Prairie Sludge Trudge at Stuhr Museum.

Anahi Garcia smiles after sliding down a mud mountain with her mother Anna during Prairie Sludge Trudge Saturday at the Stuhr Museum.

Anahi Garcia smiles after sliding down a mud mountain with her mother Anna during Prairie Sludge Trudge Saturday at the Stuhr Museum.

A young boy is covered in mud during the Prairie Sludge Trudge at Stuhr Museum.

A young boy is covered in mud during the Prairie Sludge Trudge at Stuhr Museum.

A father and son roll down a 10’ high mountain of mud during the Prairie Sludge Trudge at Stuhr Museum.

A father and son roll down a 10’ high mountain of mud during the Prairie Sludge Trudge at Stuhr Museum.

Rachel Cloran, left, holds her muddy shoes while waiting in line to be sprayed down concluding Prairie Sludge Trudge Saturday at the Stuhr Museum.

Rachel Cloran, left, holds her muddy shoes while waiting in line to be sprayed down concluding Prairie Sludge Trudge Saturday at the Stuhr Museum.

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