Monday, September 26, 2011
Locals get “dirty”
Wendy Ray of Orofino (center) with daughter’s Stacy (Ray) Fish of
(left) and Melissa (Ray) Elkinton of Boise after they finished The Dirty Dash in Portland Aug. 27. Boise
Wendy Ray of Orofino and her two daughters recently got very “dirty.”
Ever hear of The Dirty Dash? It’s a fundraising mud run obstacle course at
’s Boise . According to the website, http://www.thedirtydash.com/, The Dirty Dash “is a mud run obstacle course where a military boot camp meets your inner five-year-old’s fantasy and subsequently converts boy to man and then…man to swine.” Bogus Basin
The Dirty Dash is held at different locations throughout the country, and courses are either 5K or 10K.
’s event, held Aug. 27, raised funds for the YMCA. Boise
Participants in the event are encouraged to wear costumes, with awards given for things like the muddiest suit or dirtiest boss. Spectators may purchase water balloons to throw at participants during the Hog Wash.
“Stacy, my youngest, decided that it would be a great thing to do on the day of her bachelorette party. It was a great success and we all made it!” said Wendy.
Stacy (Ray) Fish, a 2001 graduate of
, and older sister Melissa (Ray) Elkinton, a 1998 OHS graduate, were joined in the event by Missy Coblentz and Carly Geidl, both of Orofino High School . Boise