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Mini Warriors Jump Obstacles, Raising Money for Pittsburg's Schlanger Park

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Almost three hundred kids willingly get dirty in Pittsburg's 3rd annual mini warrior dash to raise funds for the handicap accessible park where everybody plays.

The challenge at Schlanger Park put kids to the test over a 16 event obstacle course, hopping over hay barrels, climbing up ropes, and of course everyone's favorite crawling on hands and knees through the mud.

"I'm most excited for getting muddy,” says six year old Autumn Sands.

"I've done it before and I like 'em cause I get all muddy,” says mini warrior Lauren O'Brien.

"Probably the most challenging one is the mud because you get stuck and then it's hard to move your arms. There's so many people in there at once, it's small,” says 13-year-old Skyler Campiti.

Pittsburg's Park and Recreation raised more than $2,500 with registration fees which will be put back into the park.

Officials say that could go to maintaining the new handicap accessible playground, a new butterfly garden, a shelter house, or a possible handicap accessible spray garden.

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