Early Mud Run Registration packet pick-up for 2023 will be at the former Sears Auto Center located at 3320 Silas Creek Parkway in Hanes Mall, Winston Salem, NC.(directly across from Forsyth Hospital) It's the "stand alone" building beside the old Sears Department Store.
Packet Pick-ups will be from noon time until 5:30 p.m.
DO NOT go to Omega Sports in Thruway Shopping Center. That business is closed.....
Roughly 1/2 the 5K course for kids age 12 and under.
Time and Location
First Wave start at 8:00 a.m. There will be FOUR OR FIVE waves starting every 10 minutes.
Team Waves normally start at 10:30 am. Report to registration by 10:00 am.
Pollywog (children) race will start at 9:30 am. Ages 12 and under.
Registration fees are non-refundable. Substitutes are accepted.
The course and all obstacles must be completed in order to qualify for prizes.
No dogs, baby strollers or baby joggers on the course. All are allowed at the race site as spectators.
No drugs or alcohol are allowed. Anyone found under the influence will not be allowed to participate and will forfeit all race fees.
Wear your grubby clothes and old sneakers. (Most likely you won’t be going home with these clothes).
There will be a rinse-off area and showers for participants.
Bring a big trash bag so you can take your running clothes home without dirtying your vehicle.
Leave all valuables at home. Some runners have lost rings and necklaces.
The Mud Run is not responsible for lost or stolen merchandise.
Positioning- if you are serious about winning the race, try to arrive early and start at the front. Winners will only be awarded out of the first waves.
If you have long hair, it is best to put it up.
Drink fluids before, during and after your race. (Water and gatorade are best, stay away from sodas.)
Do not dive head first into the mud pits.
This is a fun run so help your neighbors if they need help.
There will be a medical team onsite. There will also be Marines stationed along the course.
Come across the finish line as a team holding hands or arms. If you don’t, the Marine Mud Police will send you back to retrieve your team and back to the mud pit you will go!
Do not let children go into the mud unattended.
Wear a cool costume and create a cool team name! Prizes will be awarded for both!