Our Story begins back in 1993, while in the USMC.
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Who We Are

ABF Mud Run and ABF Training Camps were founded by Chad Mason, a Certified Personal, Trainer and Nutritionist, who started personal training in the Marine Corps in 1993. About ten years ago, he became involved with numerous charities and helping others. To read some of his past charity event articles

“Philly Play Obstacle Course”

“#BEHUMBLE Review by Sandy”

“The 5 Most Epic Obstacles in Obstacle Course Racing”


” The MudMan report”

“MudRun Guide Last Week In OCR”

“Running for a cause #CANCERSUCKS event”

“#OCRUNITED series”

“5 Best Local Races in the Mid-Atlantic Region”

“Medford hiking trail gets a little grooming”

“ABF Mud Runs puts your money where the mud isn’t”

 “40 under 40 award from Burlington County 2014”

“Mason Set out to Walk 24 hours to fight cancer”.

“Children’s talent show on May 22, 2010 to benefit Charlie Haughey Fund”

“Getting up and getting out the YMCA Story of our first mud run”

” Obstacle Course Training Camp is up and running”

Chad is an Obstacle Course Racing Athlete, Trainer, Coach, and the Founder/ Director of the ABF Mud Run and ABF Training Camp which he started in 2010. The passion and inspirational fuel that powered the up start of this venture, dates back to 1993 when Chad received his personal training certification while serving in the Marines. Following his service in the Marine Corps, Chad started working with several charity organizations trying to help them raise money for their causes. He combined his passion for fitness, obstacle courses, and helping charities to spawn this vision of the first ABF Mud Run. Now, ABF holds Mud Runs to help raise money for local charities such as, Hero Network, YMCA Camp Ockanickon, Restore The Shore Projects, Homes for Our Troops, CHOP, and Wish Upon A Hero. 

Having completed numerous obstacle courses over the past 20 years, Chad put together a plan to help raise money for local charities. Now all he had to do was convince a bunch of his students from the ABF Training Camps, to join him in this venture to create Obstacles Course around the globe.

Are you looking for an obstacle for your backyard to train on? Or an entire course for your next Obstacle Course Race event? Maybe something in between? We are able to help! ABF is a full service OCR company, where no project is too big or too small. We design and build obstacles that can be pre-fabricated and shipped to you direct, or handled all the way through installation. If you need us to, we also offer event management and can take the stress off you. Each project is fully customizable and able to be done anywhere on the globe by our certified, licensed, fully insured, full service, Obstacle Course Construction company.  Email us at info@abfmudrun.com for further information.

We Design, Construct, and Rent Obstacles Anyhwere Around the Globe.

Each project is fully customizable and able to be executed anywhere on the globe by our certified, licensed, fully insured, full service, Obstacle Course Construction company. We offer complete Event Management as well.


We Provide Obstacle Course Construction, Rentals, and Training Anywhere Around the Globe.