Students cheer as staff members crawl through the Tough Gator Challenge mud pit Friday at Geiger Elementary School in Lewiston. Students lined the sides of the obstacle course as teachers and staff completed a section of the course. Volunteers from the school’s Parent Teacher Organization have organized the mud run for the past 11 years and use proceeds to help with school projects and class trips. The Tough Gator Challenge is open to children and their families from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the school. The cost is $15 per person. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

Assistant Principal Michelle Dunham leaps from a log Friday as staff members navigate through the Tough Gator Challenge course at Geiger Elementary School in Lewiston. Students lined the sides of the obstacle course as teachers and staff completed a section of the course. Volunteers from the school’s Parent Teacher Organization have organized the mud run for the past 11 years and use proceeds to help with school projects and class trips. The Tough Gator Challenge is open to children and their families from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the school. The cost is $15 per person. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

Staff members dash through the Tough Gator Challenge water pit Friday at Geiger Elementary School in Lewiston. Students line the sides of the obstacle course as teachers and staff completed a section of the course. Volunteers from the school’s Parent Teacher Organization have organized the mud run for the past 11 years and use proceeds to help with school projects and class trips. The Tough Gator Challenge is open to children and their families from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the school. The cost is $15 per person. From left are fifth grade teacher Sierra Daley, educational technician Jim Witherell, school nurse Taylor Boilard and first grade teacher Heather LeCompte. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

Music teacher James Neil swims through the Tough Gator Challenge water pit Friday at Geiger Elementary School in Lewiston. Students lined the sides of the obstacle course as teachers and staff completed a section of the course. Volunteers from the school’s Parent Teacher Organization have organized the mud run for the past 11 years and use proceeds to help with school projects and class trips. The Tough Gator Challenge is open to children and their families from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the school. The cost is $15 per person. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

Geiger Elementary School staff members gather Friday after navigating the Tough Gator Challenge course at the school in Lewiston. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

Comments are no longer available on this story

filed under: