Cross country race encourages costumes

November 17, 2011 | 9:35 p.m. CST
Josh Hulen, 36, of Columbia, takes a splash in one of several mud pits along the course of the Cross Country Xtreme race near the Midway Sandbar west of Columbia on Nov. 20, 2010. Participants are encouraged to dress in costume for the four-mile race, which featured obstacles, water crossings, smoke bombs and more.

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