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Dubuque Iowa Sundown Mountain Dirty Dash 2017

October 14, 2017

Sundown Mountain

16991 Asbury Road, Dubuque, IA, United States


October 14, 2017

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Race Start Time:

Course inspection: 8:00am (chair lifts available).
Competitive wave starts at 10:00am and Open wave starts at 12:00pm.
3 Person Relay: 2:00pm. Kids (-12): 4:00pm. Family:6:00pm.


Sundown Mountain
16991 Asbury Road
Dubuque, IA, United States - View Map

Distance & Course Length:

5K, 2K


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Cost & Pricing:

Competitive CostOpen CostKids Cost3 Person Relay/Family CostUntil
$40$40$30$120October 10, 2017
$50$50$40$150Registration Closes
$60$60$50$180Race Day Registration

What You Get / What's Included:

  • T-Shirt
  • Complementary food and beverage tickets
  • After party


Course Description:

Steep, variable, alpine terrain exists. The course will take runners up and down hills, encountering 13 obstacles along the way.
Competitive: 5k/3.1 miles. Open:5k/3.1 miles. Kids (-12): 2k/1.2 miles. 3 Person Relay: 5k/3.1 miles. Family: 2k/2.1 miles.
Obstacles (subject to changes):
1.Mini Park Marsh- run, jump and climb over slippery terrain park obstacles.
2.Quarter Pipe Climb- scurry up a steep natural quarter pipe. Ropes available.
3.Log Roll- roll, carry, or flip logs down hill.
4.The Silty Slough- trudge through the deepest section of bottom land around.
5.Log Carry- roll, carry, or flip logs uphill.
6.The Traverse- climb over/around a series of walls, platforms and obstructions.
7. Swampy Start Ramp: Make your way over a slippery starting ramp....From the fun side.
8. Stampede Shimmy: Traverse across a series of narrow ledges attached to walls.
9.Bullet Bars: Monkey bars with a creative twist.
10.Pistol Pete's Pattern: Trot through a series of platforms, walls and barriers as you make your way downhill.
11.Muddy Maze: A narrow channel to run through.The only lines harder to get through are airport security.
12.Balance barrels: balance your way down a series of culverts, rails and poles!
13.The Rabbit Patch: get down and dirty as you crawl across our bunny hill.

Aid Stations:

First aid will be available on a limited basis at each obstacle, provided by Sundown Mountain's Ski Patrol. These stations are accompanied by a larger, more complete Patrol Room at the top of the mountain. Water and refreshments available at the finish line. Shower and modern restroom facilities available on site.


Awards Ceremony will follow the end of the Family race. Prizes separated by class, age and gender.


Competitive Class:
Fastest Man (under 30): Dirty Dash Trophy/ SD gift Card
Fastest Man (over 30): Dirty Dash Trophy/ SD gift Card
Fastest Woman (under 30): Dirty Dash Trophy/SD gift Card
Fastest Woman (over 30): Dirty Dash Trophy/SD gift Card
Best Costume: Dirty Dash Trophy/ SD gift Card
The other best costume: Dirty Dash Trophy/ SD gift Card
Fastest crew: Dirty Dash Trophy/ SD gift Card
Runner up: Dirty Dash Trophy/ SD gift Card
Family: Dirty Dash Trophy/ SD gift Card
Fastest boy:Dirty Dash Trophy/ SD gift Card
Fastest girl: Dirty Dash Trophy/SD gift Card


Spectator areas available throughout the course. Free chair lift rides available for easiest access.


$5/car Parking Fee in each of Sundown's lots (onsite)

Post Party:

Cool-down party follows the finish of each race and continues throughout the day. Food, beverage, kids and live entertainment available.


Sundown Mountain's Dirty Dash is timed 5k obstacle course race that offers runners of all ages and endurance levels a chance to test their grit. Runners may reregister as a Family, or relay classes. Or in one of the Open, Competitive, Kids' (-12) classes.
The course will be wet and muddy, where available, so make sure to bring a fresh set of clothes and shoes to change into after you rinse off!
Race will be held, rain or shine. Start times will be delayed if necessary.


Relay and Family Classes available!
3 person Relay:
Each runner will travel a little over a mile in distance cover at least 4 obstacles.
-Runner 1: Obstacles 1-5
-Runner 2: Obstalces 6-9
-Runner 3: Obstacles 10-13
*The chair lift will be available to take runners back up the hill from their finish points.
Family Class:
A shortened 2k/1.2 mile course featuring 4 obstacles built for all ages. Teamwork is highly encouraged, families must finish together! The fastest families.

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