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A team starts their run during the fourth annual Mudless Mudder at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, July 21, 2017. The 86th Airlift Wing hosted the race as a team building exercise on Ramstein's Resiliency Day.

A team starts their run during the fourth annual Mudless Mudder at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, July 21, 2017. The 86th Airlift Wing hosted the race as a team building exercise on Ramstein's Resiliency Day. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)

A team starts their run during the fourth annual Mudless Mudder at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, July 21, 2017. The 86th Airlift Wing hosted the race as a team building exercise on Ramstein's Resiliency Day.

A team starts their run during the fourth annual Mudless Mudder at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, July 21, 2017. The 86th Airlift Wing hosted the race as a team building exercise on Ramstein's Resiliency Day. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)

An 86th Dental Squadron team climbs under and over barriers during the Mudless Mudder race at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, July 21, 2017.

An 86th Dental Squadron team climbs under and over barriers during the Mudless Mudder race at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, July 21, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)

A team approaches the tire dive obstacle during the Mudless Mudder at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, July 21, 2017.

A team approaches the tire dive obstacle during the Mudless Mudder at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, July 21, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)

Teammates roll through the tire dive obstacle during the Mudless Mudder race at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, July 21, 2017.

Teammates roll through the tire dive obstacle during the Mudless Mudder race at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, July 21, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)

Mudless Mudder participants climb over tires at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, July 21, 2017.

Mudless Mudder participants climb over tires at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, July 21, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)

A team runs between obstacles during the Mudless Mudder at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, July 21, 2017. The five-kilometer race and obstacle course had more than 400 participants on 80 teams.

A team runs between obstacles during the Mudless Mudder at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, July 21, 2017. The five-kilometer race and obstacle course had more than 400 participants on 80 teams. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)

Mudless Mudder participants slide across cargo straps at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, July 21, 2017.

Mudless Mudder participants slide across cargo straps at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, July 21, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)

A participant is cheered on by teammates as he slides to the next obstacle during the Mudless Mudder at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, July 21, 2017.

A participant is cheered on by teammates as he slides to the next obstacle during the Mudless Mudder at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, July 21, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)

A team climbs over hay bales during the Mudless Mudder at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, July 21, 2017.

A team climbs over hay bales during the Mudless Mudder at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, July 21, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)

Teammates work together to get over a shipping container during the Mudless Mudder race at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, July 21, 2017. The five-kilometer race had 15 obstacles to go over, under, across or through to complete the course.

Teammates work together to get over a shipping container during the Mudless Mudder race at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, July 21, 2017. The five-kilometer race had 15 obstacles to go over, under, across or through to complete the course. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)

Senior Master Sgt. Lamon Mabron, from the 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron, helps a teammate climb a shipping container during the Mudless Mudder race at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, July 21, 2017.

Senior Master Sgt. Lamon Mabron, from the 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron, helps a teammate climb a shipping container during the Mudless Mudder race at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, July 21, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)

Spc. Robin Sutton, from the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, celebrates finishing the five-kilometer Mudless Mudder race with a cool-down spray from a water gun at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, July 21, 2017.

Spc. Robin Sutton, from the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, celebrates finishing the five-kilometer Mudless Mudder race with a cool-down spray from a water gun at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, July 21, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany — The 86th Airlift Wing hosted its fourth annual Mudless Mudder on resiliency day at Ramstein Air Base on Friday.

More than 400 military and civilian participants on 80 teams ran the 5-kilometer race, which featured 15 obstacles they had to go over, under, through or across.

While the course focused on physical resilience, it also gave Kaiserslautern Military Community members a chance to increase teamwork skills and build camaraderie.

keller.mike@stripes.com


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