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Shreveport Louisiana Defenders of Liberty Mud Run 2017

April 01, 2017

Barksdale AFB Warrior Training Center

Barksdale East Reservation, Shreveport, LA, United States

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April 01, 2017

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Barksdale AFB Warrior Training Center
Barksdale AFB Warrior Training Center, Barksdale East Reservation, Shreveport, LA, United States Defenders of Liberty Mud Run use-title true MM/DD/YYYY

Race Start Time:

The first heat is the Competitive heat starting at 10:00 am, followed by regular heats taking off every 30 minutes until 2:30 pm. The heats have a maximum of 100 participants per run.


Barksdale AFB Warrior Training Center
Barksdale East Reservation
Shreveport, LA, United States - View Map

Distance & Course Length:

4 miles


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Cost & Pricing:

General CostUntil
$45January 31, 2017
$55February 28, 2017
$65February 28, 2017
$75Registration Closes
Kid's 1 Mile Race: $30 - Military Discounts Available

What You Get / What's Included:

  • Long sleeve race shirt
  • Race dog tags
  • Race bib
  • Fitness string back pack
  • A free drink voucher


Course Description:

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. The course is revised each year; obstacles are added, moved and rotated, so that each year is a unique challenge. Runners will get plenty of mud, obstacles and challenge on the course as they navigate through mud pits, trek up hills and over barriers, have fun on the mud slide and try to keep themselves out of the Louisiana Swamp!

Aid Stations:

As with any outdoor obstacle running challenge, there are risks involved, but to ensure you make it safely to the finish line many precautions have been taken. 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.


There are 2 awards given out, top male and top female in the competitive wave.


Spectators are FREE and encouraged to join the party. Show center has music, food, bounce houses for kids (weather permitting) and plenty more! Plus, participants finish the final 2 obstacles while spectators watch and cheer them on.


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.

Post Party:

The party lasts until the last runner crosses the finish line. Music and food will be flowing all day, along with a bon-fire and a selfie station!


For the Competitive Wave, time penalties are assessed for not completing obstacles. All other waves do not have time penalties for not completing obstacles.
Do you have to be in great shape to compete? Definitely not! This event is for the out of shape to the most physically fit. The point is to have fun while exercising, challenging yourself & supporting the fighting men & women of Barksdale AFB.
How do I get access to the base if I am not military? That's SIMPLE!! Just head west on I-20, exit 33 and follow the signs!! See, simple! No military ID is required, but a valid ID is required to pass through the gates. There will be personnel directing you where to go from here. (BY PASSING THROUGH BASE GATE AND ENTERING ON BARKSDALE AFB - Each person is aware their person & property is subject to search & seizure while at Barksdale Air Force Base. Each driver must posess a current driver's license, insurance & registration for the vehicle.)
What can/can't I bring to the event? You must leave your guns, knives, weapons of any sort, drugs or alcohol at home. They will be confiscated upon entering the base and will not be returned. Also, please leave your coolers at home or in your vehicle. By attending the Defenders of Liberty Mud Run, you consent to the search of your vehicle while it is entering or leaving Barksdale Air Force Base. If your vehicle is towed or impounded, you agree to reimburse the towing agent on behalf of the vehicle owner/operator. You must have a CURRENT registration, insurance and drivers license.
Wash/Shower and changing stations are available as well!


There are no team events, but participants are encouraged to run as teams. Coordinated costumes is a theme we've seen in previous years, everything from super heroes, Where's Waldo? and everything in between!

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