With between three and four hundred folks taking and meeting the challenge of the Tire Factory "Black Widow Mud & Sun Run" on Saturday, August 3rd, it can be declared not only a success but fun as well. Here are just a few images to bolster that claim...

The first of approximately 7 groups are staged to start the first Tire Factory "Black Widow Mud & Sun Run" at the Horn Rapid ORV park. (Lon Martin)
Just like the participants I couldn't resist taking a photo in front of the start portal for Saturday's Tire Factory "Black Widow Mud & Sun Run Challenge". (Lon Martin)
The "Beastie Babes" were just one of several team concepts during Saturday's Tire Factory "Black Widow Mud & Sun Run Challenge". (Lon Martin)
Challengers line-up to tackle the rope wall, one of 15 challenges. The groups were spaced well with usually very little wait time for challenges.  (Lon Martin)
Michael and Alexa enjoy some pre-race calm. The beard was celebrating its one-year birthday and Michael said he was looking forward to "mudding it up"! (Lon Martin)
Alexa and Michael's smiles weren't diminished after more then 5 miles of Saturday's Tire Factory "Black Widow Mud & Sun Run Challenge"! It seemed like the only observation was "more mud!" (Lon Martin)