PORON® Cushioning to Sponsor Camp Pendleton’s World Famous® Mud Run

For Immediate Release

Nancy Fendler
Fendler Communications

Woodstock, CT — Jun 12, 2012

PORON® Cushioning announces that it will be a proud partner of Camp Pendleton’s Word Famous®  Mud Run benefiting the Armed Services YMCA that will take place Saturday, June 16 at Camp Pendleton Marine Corps base in California.

The run is held on a challenging 10k course with hills, tire obstacles, river crossings, two 5-foot walls with mud on both sides, tunnel crawl, slippery hill climb, and the final 30-foot mud pit.  The number one rule according to the event’s web site is to “Have fun!” 

The event on June 16th to benefit Armed Services YMCA (ASYMCA,  is the last of five mud run races held on three consecutive weekends at Camp Pendleton.  The ASYMCA, which is located on the Camp Pendleton base, is a non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance the lives of military personnel and their family members in Spirit, Mind, and Body. 

In cooperation with the Base Commands, the ASYMCA offers programs and services that strengthen families and encourage individuals to achieve their fullest potential.

“The Mud Run is a great event that tests each contender’s strength, endurance and determination in a fun and enjoyable environment,” said Dave Sherman, New Business Development Manager, PORON Cushioning.  “We’re excited to take part in this unique opportunity, which also allows us to highlight a few of our PORON military brand partners such as Danner, Mechanix Wear, Original S.W.A.T. and many others.”

Over the past 20 years, the World Famous Mud Runs have established themselves as the best in the business.  All five races sell out weeks in advance, which in itself is a testament to the great time participants have.  For those who are not interested in getting down and dirty, there is no need to worry.  Spectators can watch the race and party with the competitors after at the Filthy Fun Fest, which will have live music, event souvenirs, food, drinks and much more.

For more information about the Mud Runs, visit www.camppendletonraces.com.


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For over 40 years PORON® Cushioning has provided footwear, apparel, and protective equipment brands with a material that supports, protects, comforts, and most importantly, helps athletes stay in the race.  PORON Cushioning products are durable yet flexible, so they will not wear or break down like other cushioning products.  So, whether you need an insole that will last your next 50K or searching for a new helmet for the start of little league, look for the PORON Cushioning brand to insure you’re buying the best in quality and advanced technology.  For more information, visit


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