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La Crosse Wisconsin Big Muddy Run 2014

October 04, 2014

Myrick Park

2000 La Crosse St, La Crosse, WI, United States


October 04, 2014

Add to Calendar 10/04/2014 09:00 AM 10/04/2014 11:00 AM La Crosse Wisconsin Big Muddy Run 2014 Big Muddy Run
Myrick Park
Myrick Park, 2000 La Crosse St, La Crosse, WI, United States Big Muddy Run use-title true MM/DD/YYYY

Race Start Time:

1 mile-ish run to start at 10:45 am / 5K-ish to start at 11:15 am


Myrick Park
2000 La Crosse St
La Crosse, WI, United States - View Map

Distance & Course Length:

5k-ish or 1 mile-ish


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Cost & Pricing:

Individual CostUntil

What You Get / What's Included:

  • Long Sleeve T-Shirt
  • Sports Towel
  • Snacks & refreshments after race


Course Description:

Choose 5k-ish or 1 mile-ish untimed route, each with several mud pits (approx. 12"" deep), foamy slip and slide, and obstacles (i.e., hay bales, balance beam, tires, over and under crawls, etc.). Some of route is on grass and some is on pavement. The course is designed to be accessible to the average person in reasonably good physical condition.

Aid Stations:

Water on course and at start/finish.
Volunteers throughut course and at each obstacle/mud pit + ""Mudic"" medical doctor onsite.


Awards (trophies for top male and female finisher of each race + special medals for costumes, teamwork, etc.) will be given at approx. 12:30 pm. Each child will get a kids medal.


Special Muddy Medals will be given for costumes, teamwork, spirit, etc. If you raise additional donations beyond your registration fee, you can also earn a hoodie, baseball cap, beach towel or other prize!


Spectators welcome throughout the course at no charge (no free snacks/refreshments for spectators)


We recommend parking on the street along the east side of Myrick Park (Hillview Ave, Park Dr, or 22nd, 23rd, 24th Streets). Additional parking may also be available in University of Wisconsin – La Crosse Commuter lots (labeled C-1, etc. on signs) or in designated section of Forest Hills Country Club parking lot. The first 50 registrants get VIP parking inside the park!

Post Party:

Snacks/refreshments and Magic 105 radio/emcee after the race.
Limited or no food vendors.


All proceeds directly support affordable, hands-on learning and fun at the Children's Museum of La Crosse. Minimum age 7 (with adult) or 10 (without adult).
We recommend you wear old, lightweight and comfortable clothing that adequately covers you. DO NOT wear thick cotton sweatpants. They will soak up a lot of water and get very heavy. Smooth nylon or spandex works well. Non-cotton ankle socks meant for running work best, as do ankle boots or running shoes with good tread. Crocs, sandals and slip-on shoes will not work. Some adventure runners duct tape their shoes to their feet, but if you do this, be careful not to tape too hard and cut off your circulation or tape over the tread on the soles. Anyone deemed inappropriately dressed or mannered by the Mud Marshalls may be asked to leave, with no refund of fees or donations. Bring clean clothes and shoes, a towel, and big trash bags. Leave all jewelry and valuables at home. We recommend that you wear waterproof sunblock. If you’re part of a team, you might want to all dress alike or similarly to add to the fun. Costumes, for individuals or teams, are welcome as long as you can safely move around. There will be an award for the best costume.
Volunteers will be staffing a bag check-in area for your clean clothes, car keys, and other basics in exchange for optional donations to help military families. We suggest you have your name and contact information somewhere in or on the bag. Do not wear or bring valuables. We will not be responsible for lost or stolen items.
There won’t be showers like you have at home, but there will be water (it may be cold).
Myrick Park’s restrooms will be open throughout the event.
Volunteer photographers from La Crosse Camera Club will be on and around the course to caption every muddy minute! A link to a photo sharing site will be e-mailed to participants after the event.
The Big Muddy Run will be held, rain or shine.
There will be no refunds.
No strollers are allowed on the 5k or 1 mile courses. Strollers are welcome in spectator areas.
No pets allowed.


Member of 4-or more-person team, registered together: $60 each ($48 before 9/15).
Team costumes encouraged.

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