8th Annual Mad Mountain Mud Run

A runner going through mud.

The 8th Annual Mad Mountain Mud Run takes place Saturday, June 1 at Berkeley Park in Hendersonville, with all event proceeds benefiting Hands On! Children’s Museum.

Registration for the 8th Annual Mad Mountain Mud Run is open through Sunday, May 26! Participants can choose to run with a team of four or as timed or untimed individual runners. Teams and individuals can register online at www.mudrunwnc.com; those who register before May 15 are guaranteed to receive a FREE T-Shirt!

Joseph Knight, the museum’s executive director, says, “We are so excited to host the 8thannual 2019 Mad Mountain Mud Run. All proceeds from this fundraising event support the museum, which allows us to serve approximately 40,000 people annually. At the completion of the race, we have the Mud Run Festival—a FREE event open to the public that features food, craft beer, and live music.”

New to the Mud Run this year is a small kid’s zone which will feature face painting, a bounce house, and shaved ice from Pelican’s SnoBalls.

The event is a 3-plus mile race filled with muddy obstacles. This year participants can choose their challenge.

Mad Mountain Mud Run Challenges

Timed Individual
Recommended for competitive runners who want to see if they can be the fastest individual through the course! You will take off by yourself and be timed.

Team of 4
All team members need to register individually. Teams must have all 4 members registered to compete. All participants must be 12 & over. Teams are timed and will start and finish together.

Untimed Individuals
You will take off with a group of individuals, and it is your choice if you want to stay with friends or run alone! This is a great way for a group of friends to run together and register individually. This is not recommended for competitive runners and you will not be timed. All participants who register by May 15 will receive one free t-shirt and one free beer (age 21+) at the end of the race.

For more information or to register, go to www.mudrunwnc.com.