iowa's original mud run
3 Mile Mud Run
This unique trail is like no other in Iowa! In the heart of Des Moines, the course is carved through a grass and wooded stretch along the Des Moines River. Racers of all abilities will have a great time traversing obstacles and several mud pits including the signature Mucky Mud Pit! Participants must be at least 6 years or older to compete. Bring towels and extra clothes as make-shift showers (water hoses) will be provided.
Entry fee includes Mud Run T-shirt*, post race refreshments and all finishers will receive a Mud Run survivor medal
*Upgrade to a Mud Run Dri Fit Shirt for an additional $10.00.
This is a FUN run and it will not be timed.
Waves will be offered for the 3 mile race. During registration please select your desired wave time.
Wave 1 | Time 9:30 a.m. | 500 spots available
Wave 2 | Time 9:40 a.m. | 500 spots available
Wave 3 | Time 9:50 a.m. | 500 spots available
Wave 4 | Time 10:00 a.m. | 500 spots available
Additional waves/spots available may be added at a later to accommodate entries.
NEW FOR 2014! TEAM SIGN UP (3 MILE ONLY): Option to sign up as a 'team/group'. This is for teams/groups of 4 or more. The first 4 runners are full priced. Starting with the 5th runner, a $5.00 discount will be given. Teams must register using the team registration. Team Advantages: Only 1 member of the team has to pick up shirts during packet pick up. Shirts will be boxed by team name. Prizes will be given to the teams with the most creative name and unique costumes.
1 Mile FUN Run
This shortened course will include a fun 1 mile run through some obstacles before racers venture in the Mucky Mud Pit. Participants must be at least 6 years or older to compete.
Entry Fee includes Mud Run T-shirt*, post race refreshments and all finishers will receive a Mud Run survivor medal
*Upgrade to a Mud Run Dri Fit Shirt for an additional $10.00
LITTLE muddy BUDDY TROT
$5.00 for kids 5 and younger. The Little Muddy Buddy Trot will be a chance for the kids to get muddy as they venture through the Mucky Mud Pit. Parents are encouraged to run with their child.
Entry fee include a Mud Run T-shirt. Entry fee includes post race refreshments and an Iowa Games medal.
Age Determining Date
Saturday, June 21, 2014
PACKET PICK UP/check in
Packet pick up will take place at Cownie Soccer/Sports Complex on Friday, June 20 from 4 pm - 7 pm OR Saturday, June 21 from 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. All paid registrants will receive a t-shirt.
Wear your grungy clothes and old running shoes. (No Spikes Allowed)
Make sure your shoes are double or triple tied.
Avoid clothes with pockets, pockets carry extra mud.
Leave your jewelry at home.
Bring a trash bag, dry clothes and towel.
Make-shift shower stations available.
Men's and Women's Changing tents available.
We are not responsible for your personal gear.
Race day registration accepted at packet pick up on Friday or Saturday morning. Late day entries not guaranteed a T-shirt.
1 mile onsite fee - $20.00
3 mile onsite fee - $35.00
For athletes under age 18, please bring a completed the Mud Run Entry Form, with the parental signature on the waiver portion, or have the parents attend and sign the waiver on-site.