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Runners 'challenge the elements' during Moody Mudder

A runner pulls himself under a section of chain-link fence during the 2016 Moody Mudder, May 7, 2016, in Ray City, Ga. The Mudder challenged nearly 500 competitors to complete 20 obstacles on a 3.12-mile course for the third year in a row.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ryan Callaghan/Released)

A runner pulls himself under a section of chain-link fence during the 2016 Moody Mudder, May 7, 2016, in Ray City, Ga. The Mudder challenged nearly 500 competitors to complete 20 obstacles on a 3.12-mile course for the third year in a row. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ryan Callaghan/Released)

A runner splashes into a pond during the 2016 Moody Mudder, May 7, 2016, in Ray City, Ga. The Mudder challenged nearly 500 competitors to complete 20 obstacles on a 3.12-mile course for the third year in a row. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ryan Callaghan/Released)

A runner splashes into a pond during the 2016 Moody Mudder, May 7, 2016, in Ray City, Ga. The Mudder challenged nearly 500 competitors to complete 20 obstacles on a 3.12-mile course for the third year in a row. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ryan Callaghan/Released)

A runner looks over the top of an obstacle during the 2016 Moody Mudder, May 7, 2016, in Ray City, Ga. The Mudder challenged nearly 500 competitors to complete 20 obstacles on a 3.12-mile course for the third year in a row. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ryan Callaghan/Released)

A runner looks over the top of an obstacle during the 2016 Moody Mudder, May 7, 2016, in Ray City, Ga. The Mudder challenged nearly 500 competitors to complete 20 obstacles on a 3.12-mile course for the third year in a row. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ryan Callaghan/Released)

A runner jumps over a fire during the 2016 Moody Mudder, May 7, 2016, in Ray City, Ga. The Mudder challenged nearly 500 competitors to complete 20 obstacles on a 3.12-mile course for the third year in a row. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ryan Callaghan/Released)

A runner jumps over a fire during the 2016 Moody Mudder, May 7, 2016, in Ray City, Ga. The Mudder challenged nearly 500 competitors to complete 20 obstacles on a 3.12-mile course for the third year in a row. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ryan Callaghan/Released)

A contestant runs through tires during the 2016 Moody Mudder, May 7, 2016, in Ray City, Ga. During the race, the runners faced obstacles such as tires, monkey bars, a fire pit, and a low-crawl under barbwire. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lauren M. Hunter/Released)

A contestant runs through tires during the 2016 Moody Mudder, May 7, 2016, in Ray City, Ga. During the race, the runners faced obstacles such as tires, monkey bars, a fire pit, and a low-crawl under barbwire. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lauren M. Hunter/Released)

Participants start the 2016 Moody Mudder, May 7, 2016, in Ray City, Ga. The mudder was a 5k fun run with 20 obstacles spread throughout the course. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lauren M. Hunter/Released)

Participants start the 2016 Moody Mudder, May 7, 2016, in Ray City, Ga. The mudder was a 5k fun run with 20 obstacles spread throughout the course. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lauren M. Hunter/Released)

Contenders run during the 2016 Moody Mudder, May 7, 2016, in Ray City, Ga. Runners were encouraged to dress up in costumes for this year’s theme of “challenge the elements.” (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lauren M. Hunter/Released)

Contenders run during the 2016 Moody Mudder, May 7, 2016, in Ray City, Ga. Runners were encouraged to dress up in costumes for this year’s theme of “challenge the elements.” (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lauren M. Hunter/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airman Daniel Snider, 23d Wing photojournalist, left, and Tech. Sgt. Zachary Wolf, 23d Wing NCO in charge of media operations, right, swim using inflatables during the 2016 Moody Mudder, May 7, 2016, in Ray City, Ga. During the race, runners wore costumes and carried props to show their spirit. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lauren M. Hunter/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airman Daniel Snider, 23d Wing photojournalist, left, and Tech. Sgt. Zachary Wolf, 23d Wing NCO in charge of media operations, right, swim using inflatables during the 2016 Moody Mudder, May 7, 2016, in Ray City, Ga. During the race, runners wore costumes and carried props to show their spirit. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lauren M. Hunter/Released)

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