The Mud Run involves teams of two competitors who must switch between a cycling leg and a running leg (above and right photos) in a course setting off from the McIvor Lake parking lot and running through the woods.

Dirty play in Mud Run

The mud flew at McIvor Lake during the Campbell River Mud Run on Saturday

The mud flew at McIvor Lake during the Campbell River Mud Run on Saturday.

Competitors race a ?? km course in pairs, switching between mountain biking and running as they come to a series of challenges throughout the course. The Campbell River race had 108 competitors in 54 teams of mens, womens and mixed categories.

The winning teams were:

n Team of Two Men: 1st place and first overall – Team Shocker (Bricklin Koop, Max Mielke), 47:19; 2nd place and second overall – Biddy Stix (Shawn Mandula, Kyle Myschowoda), 48:24; 3rd and seventh overall – Rusty Sprockets (Ernst Walter, Blenn Blake), 52:09.

n Mixed team of Two: 1st place and third overall – Menacing Mud Slingers (Bruce Berkey, Zoe Berkey), 48:40; 2nd place (fifth overall) – Brennans (Jim Brennan, Mona Brennan), 51:39; 3rd (sixth overall) Dynamite Duo (Deb Epps, Simon Weber), 51:47.

n Team of Two Women: 1st (fourth overall) – Dirty Bit (Laurie Kalf, Michelle Lantaigne), 50:21; 2nd (12th overall) – Canadian with a Twist of Limey (Helen Gibbons, Claire Hinchcliffe), 56:17; 3rd (13th overall) – What the Hell (Audrey Erlandson, Itoude Palcaie), 56:59.

Full results are available at