September 25, 2021
Barksdale AFB Warrior Training Center
https://www.mudrunguide.com/event/barksdale-afb-louisiana-defenders-of-liberty-mud-run-2021/ Barksdale AFB Warrior Training Center, Barksdale East Reservation, Shreveport, LA, United States Defenders of Liberty Mud Run email@example.com use-title true MM/DD/YYYY
Race Start Time:
Competitive Wave starts at 10:00 am
Regular Adult Waves start at 10:30 am with heats in 30 minutes intervals
Kids Race (one mile) starts at 2:00 pm
Venue:Barksdale AFB Warrior Training Center
Barksdale East Reservation
Shreveport, LA, United States - View Map
Distance & Course Length:
Organizer:Defenders of Liberty Mud Run The Defenders of Liberty Mud Run is an annual Barksdale AFB event that is open to the general public. It features 4 miles of extreme trail running through some of Louisiana's toughest terrain, bolstered with tough military style obstacles that will push participants to their mental & physical boundaries. Runners will get plenty of mud, obstacles, a bon-fire party, music and food, plus race waves for everyone in the family.
Perfect opportunity for our off base community to come run with our military families! All proceeds from this event go directly back to our military and their families.
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Cost & Pricing:
|Competitive wave||$55||July 18, 2021|
|Adult Race||$45||July 17, 2021|
|Kids Race||$30||September 18, 2021|
Teams are eligible for a $5 discount for each runner.
What You Get / What's Included:
- Long sleeve race shirt
- Race dog tags
- Race bib
- Fitness string back pack
- A free drink voucher
The Defenders of Liberty Mud Run 4 mile course features 19 military style obstacles and will challenge all participants from the fittest to the first timers. Racers must climb, crawl, lift, pull, cross a traverse line over water and navigate a huge water slide in addition to running.
The landscape itself is a far from flatland with everything from rolling to significant hills, areas of flat meadowland and even takes the runners through legendary Louisiana gumbo mud in the bayou bottom bogs.
Paramedics, aid stations and water stations are scattered throughout the course in case of an emergency, as well as safety personnel at all obstacles to ensure that all participants are safe.
Prizes for the Top Male and Top Female in the competitive wave.
Spectators are FREE and encouraged to join the party.
Parking is also FREE!! The location is remote but easy to navigate to right off of Interstate 20.
Participants will receive directions to the location once they have registered.
There is music, food, a children’s bouncy, a bonfire and guests can watch the racers finish with final obstacles at show center.
Proceeds support the fighting men, women and families stationed at Barksdale Air Force Base. Funds are re-invested in morale, recreation and welfare programs that increase the resilience of our Airmen and improve their quality of life.
Taking care of Airmen and families, enables the warfighter to take care of our nation’s business at hand.
Team running is encouraged to help motivate each other. Wear matching team shirts, bandanas, wrist bands, or whatever inspires you to make it easier to find each other throughout the race! Teams are eligible for a discount for each runner.
To get a Team discount code, just log onto Eventbrite.com, search Mud Run and """"contact the organizer,"""" or call Barksdale’s outdoor Recreation team at 318 456-3426.""
There's a one mile Kid's Race course for ages 5-11 which features age appropriate obstacles and is closely supervised by adults.
Participants ages 10-15 are also able to run the adult course but must run with a parent who is registered for the same race wave.
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