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“Mind-boggling mud boggers”

So said the headline on a June 23, 1984 Palm Beach Post feature on the Last Frontier Ranch Mud Bog on Haverhill Road north of 45th Street in suburban West Palm Beach.

The monthly event was sponsored by the Palm Beach Mudrunners.

Michael Calvin watches as the jeep, driven by his friend Roger Morris, kicks up mud but gains no ground at the mud boggin’ contest in West Palm Beach. (Palm Beach Post staff file photo by Dean Rutz)

Angel French, sporting her fashionable ‘muddin’ shirt,’ squishes and splashes her way through the mud in a children’s foot race that followed the driving events. (Palm Beach Post staff file photo by Dean Rutz)

Mark Campbell won a footrace. (Palm Beach Post staff file photo by Dean Rutz)

Click here for a photo gallery of this year’s Okeechobee Mudfest.

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Posted in Flashback blog and Our history in photos June 27, 2012 at 3:44 pm.

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