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Healdsburg California Russian River Mud Run Fall 2013

October 27, 2013

Rio Lindo Adventist Academy

3200 Rio Lindo Avenue, Healdsburg, CA, United States

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October 27, 2013

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Rio Lindo Adventist Academy
Rio Lindo Adventist Academy, 3200 Rio Lindo Avenue, Healdsburg, CA, United States Russian River Mud Run use-title true MM/DD/YYYY

Race Start Time:

7:29am 9 Mile Mudder only
8:00am Wave 1
8:20am Wave 2
8:40am Wave 3
9:00am Wave 4
9:20am Wave 5
9:40am Wave 6
10:00am Wave 7
10:20am Wave 8
10:40am Wave 9


Rio Lindo Adventist Academy
3200 Rio Lindo Avenue
Healdsburg, CA, United States - View Map

Distance & Course Length:

5k, 10k, 9mile


Russian River Mud Run

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Average rating: 5 / 5 from 1 reviews.

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Cost & Pricing:

Individual CostRace Type
$25Child (8-15yrs) 5k & 10k

Race entries are non-refundable and non-transferable.
The Race Director reserves the right to cancel or modify the Mud Run in consideration of number of race participants, extremely adverse weather conditions, other health or safety factors and issues that pose an imminent threat to competitors or volunteers.

What You Get / What's Included:

  • Custom Race Shirt
  • Race Dog Tags
  • Pancakes!!!
  • Chip Timing
  • Post-Race Fall Festival


Course Description:

The course is on 360 acres of hilly land bordering the Russia River. Course includes steep hills, single track trails, dirt access roads, dry river beds and river crossings. The course is challenging but not extremely tough.

Aid Stations:

4 Aid stations on course. Aid stations feature water, electrolyte drink, oranges and bananas. 2 medical transport transport teams. Free pancake breakfast for each participant.


Awards for Top Male Finisher, Top Female Finisher, Top Child Finisher 8-12 & 13-15, Overall Finisher, and 2nd and 3rd prizes for each of the above categories.


Entrance is Free w/ Spectator Pass


Parking for the race and post-race festival is a $7 pre-paid and $10 day of. There is plenty of parking but carpooling is encouraged to save on the parking fee.

Post Party:

Family Friendly Post-Race Fall Festival from 9:00am -1:00pm

Entrance is Free with Specator pass! Some activities are provided free of charge but there are a few that have a minimal fee such as food and some of the games. Activities include games, gunny sack races, bobbing for apples, face-painting, pumpkin carving, food, costume contests, Kids obstacle course, and more. This will be a fun post-race festival for the whole family. Children are encouraged to come and participate in the festivities as well as cheer on their parents as they run.


We support Open Table, a community outreach project started in 2008 by Rio Lindo Adventist Academy.

Care should be taken to complete obstacles in the way you are directed. Race Directors stationed at each obstacle will provide instructions. Some obstacles have ropes that can be used if you feel the terrain is too steep. Ropes do not have to be used but rather are there for your safety. If obstacles cannot be competed, Race Directors will give you further instructions.

What should you wear?
Shoes – normal running shoes. Cleats are not a good idea because of the many different terrain surfaces. Some people recommend boots but these can get heavy when they become wet and muddy.
Clothes – lightweight stuff that dries quickly. Clothes should fit comfortably and not get loose or baggy after getting wet. Even if it’s a cold day, heavy or thick clothing will just retain water and make you colder. You should also bring a change of clothes for after the event so you can enjoy the post-race festival.
Gloves – this one is more debatable. Some people swear by them, others prefer to go glove-less (faster drying). If you go with gloves, be sure to grab tough, thick ones to prevent burns from the ropes and splinters from the walls.

The following amenities are available:
Showers: Showers will be provided for racers to wash off after the race (although you look so good in mud!)
Soap: Tecnu soap will be provided at the shower area. We strongly recommend that runners shower after the race to help prevent skin irritation.
Changing booths: Provided for runners change post race so they can enjoy the post-race festival.
Restrooms: Restrooms are available at the festival area.
Food: Runners will receive free pancakes after the race. Festival goers can choose from pancakes and other food items for a small charge.


Teams: Teams consist of any number of runners wishing to run together under a given name or designation.

A member of the team will start the registration process and set up the team at that time. They will choose a Team Name and password. Additional members of the team can then register through the normal process and select their team name from the drop-down menu. Once the registration process is complete, they will be registered as part of that team.

In the spirit of teams you should start, compete and finish the event together. However, if members of the team wish to run different distances, they are free to do so.

There will be NO Team Timing for this race. We are not offering team discounts at this time.

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