Question: What is a mud run?
Is a combination of trails, hills, swimming and obstacles mixed in with a lot of water and mud. Mud runs are made to test your endurance, physical strength and mental discipline.
Question: How in shape do I have to be to participate?
When you register you definitely don’t need to be fitness gods, but it is recommended that you train for your event. These obstacles are going to be fun but challenging, it is recommended that you follow a training schedule to ensure you are ready for whatever the mud run has in store for you.
Question: What if I can’t swim?
Yes you MUST be able to swim! It is recommended by most mud run organizers that you know how to swim, including ours. Not just for the race, but for you! Swimming is a great form of exercise and can save your life. But in case you enroll last minute or are worried about the strength of your swimming skills, We will do their best to accommodate you as there will be a portion of swimming at our race. Remember though, at the end of the day, these races are meant to test you mentally and physically!
Question: What kind of obstacles should I be expecting?
Our mud run has a wide variety of obstacles, ranging from climbing hay bails, sliding down a hill, crawling through/over a tire wall. Terrain is often considered when creating obstacles. Only one thing is certain, this event host of a mud run will make it as arduous and grueling as they can! This is meant to test you! Know though that no mud run event will force you to do anything you are uncomfortable with.
Question: Is there an age limit?
Our mud run requires you to be 18 without parental supervision and waiver signature. We will have an age group of 14-17 and 18-infinity.
Question: How many can be on a team?
You must have a team of 4. Your team will start together and you MUST finish together.
Question: Are there rain dates?
No! The more rain, the more mud, which equates to more fun!
Question: Are there refunds?
Unfortunately no, most mud run events do not offer refunds. So before you register, make sure you are ready for this commitment. You will not regret it!
Question: Do any of these mud runs offer discounts or specials?
We are offering an early bird special of $30.00 pp if you sign up by May 1st, after this date the price is $40.00 pp and no guarantee of our PFMR T-shirt!
Question: How do I register?
Find the tab to register and get started!
Question: What do I do after I sign up?
Prepare, train, and get extremely excited!! This event takes a lot of mental and physical preparation. This is no joke, make sure you are ready to tackle and obstacle that comes your way.
A good tip would be to get as much information for the organizer as you can and create a check list and time line until the day of the race. Make sure you have all the supplies you need and are following a training schedule. Preparation is going to be crucial You can always come out to the farm for a tour of the PFMR and get a leg up on your competitors.
Question: What do I do on the day of?
Since most mud runs are followed by a celebration of your achievement and some partying, so bring a change of clothes. Make sure that you have directions and are punctual when arriving. We will not wait for you if you are late. Visit the site of the race you are participating in and triple check that you have all necessary bits of information necessary to verify your registration and participate in the race.
Question: What is the best mud run attire?
You can wear a tutu if that’s what you want. But remember that this is a race and clothing can get in the way of your performance. Considering the obstacles, something light, gloves would be beneficial and bring extra clothes. And regardless of what you decide to wear to cover your body, definitely make sure that you have running shoes on your feet and you don’t mind them getting a little dirty.
Question: Are there water stations?
Our mud run takes a toll on you and your body, we will have water stations in various points of your race to ensure you are hydrated. Explore details of the maps provided for the location of your race to find out where exactly they are located.
Question: Will there be food?
Of course there will be food! We will have BBQ plates available for after the run so plan to stay and eat or take a plate to go. . .OR BOTH! Also, Belles Bistro will be opened during the race!
Question: What happens after the race?
An intense celebration!
After the conclusion of any race an award ceremony will be held and the festivities will continue to at Chattooga Sounds Camp with music, activities, fun, vendors and a lot of river information.