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Muck & Mire Mud Adventure Race


Get muddy and conquer the obstacles on this adventure race that is fun for the whole family.  This is one of Purgatory’s most popular events of the year.

This mud run has more than 20 great obstacles, tons of mud, and the most amazing scenery of any mud run around!

Check out the photos from the 2016 race!

The “Muddy Muck” 5k

muck & mire 5k race mapIf having fun and getting muddy with your friends is what you’re all about, sign yourself up for the challenge of the 5k course!  You will encounter mud pits, a giant slip n’ slide, more mud pits, hay bales, climbing walls, and more mud pits.  And id we mention mud?  Yeah, there’s lots of mud.

Download 5K course map and obstacle list

The “Mini Muck” 1-mile

For the little mudders, we have a 1-mile course with — you guessed it — plenty of mud!  Parents and grandparents are encouraged to join in the fun with the kiddos.

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Discounts on resort lodging will be offered to Muck & Mire participants.  Check back as we get closer to the 2017 race for more details.




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Registration will open in May 2017 for the August 2017 race.  Register early for the lowest pricing.


  • Family discount:  Register four people all at once and get $5 off each 5k or 10k participant.
  • Returning Participant discount:  If you ran last year or the year before, be on the lookout for an e-mail with a discount code.
  • Group/Team discount:  Do you have a group of friends who want to participate as a group?  When you sign up, click on the “Group/Team” button to create your team.  Once you have five people or more, each of you will get $5 off your entry.
  • Other discounts:  4H?  $5 off.  DYSA?  $5 off.  Devo?  $5 off.  DRC?  $5 off.  Want $5 off for another group?  Let us know, we’ll make it happen.


Course Obstacles

Do you have a suggestion for a new obstacle for the course?  Send it to us!  If we decide to add it to the course, we will give you a free entry to the race.  E-mail the race director at mkrichman@purgatoryresort.com and include the following:

  • Name of your obstacle
  • Detailed description
  • Any important details about how it should be built

What’s Included?

Included in your entry fee:

  • A great race with tons of mud and fun obstacles!
  • A cool race shirt! **
  • Two Steamworks beers or Coke beverages after the race!
  • A post-race party with live music and prize giveaways!
  • Free race photos!

** Register by July 1 to guarantee your shirt size.  For the 1-mile Mini-Muck, the shirt is an optional add-on.  (That’s how we keep the price cheap for the kiddos.)


Have questions about the race?  Want a discount code?  Want to volunteer on race day and earn a free lift ticket for next winter?

E-mail Matthew, the Events Manager, at mkrichman@purgatoryresort.com.


Huge thanks to our title sponsor for their generous support of this event!

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And to our supporting sponsors:

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