Help raise money to send kids to camp!
Race a scenic 5K path on Sound View’s nature trails conquering multiple obstacles and getting dirty along the way. Multiple start times will be offered throughout the day. Chili and hot drinks will await you at the finish line.
Youth (10-17): $35.
Participants receive a t-shirt.
All proceeds go to Sound View Camperships.
Contact James Goodman if you wish to be an event sponsor.
LOADED MUD PITS and TWELVE OBSTACLES, BE READY FOR A FUN AND DIRTY DAY OF LAUGHS, MEMORIES, AND CHALLENGES!
Five kilometers (3.1 miles)
Adult (ages 18+) $50
Child (ages 10-17) $35
*Children under 10 are not allowed to participate in the course but we will be offering free childcare while you run.
Child care and youth activities will occur on site for those not participating in the run.
Saturday, March 9, 2019 -
Online registration will close at 5:00pm (PST). Absolutely NO online registration will be accepted after this time.
Saturday, March 16, 2019 (race day) -
RACE DAY REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS, WITH AN ADDITIONAL $10 FEE. CASH, CHECKS and CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED.
Standard waves of up to 50 racers will start at 10am and go every 15 minutes. Competitive waves will start on the hour. Last race of the day will be at 3:45 pm.
Parking will be onsite but limited to space, carpooling is highly recommended with others. Possible off-site parking may be offered and a shuttle will be provided to race location.
All participants must follow course officials' instructions
All participants understand that this is not a normal 4K race, it is an extreme foot race through rough terrain with obstacles, and fully understand the risks involved
You must be 10 years or older at race day
All photos taken by media or Sound View staff can be used to market or promote Sound View Camp
All participants must complete and sign a waiver of liability
All participants understand there are no refunds or transfers
Participants understand that this is not a timed run unless runner has signed up for "competitive wave"
Participants in competitive waves understand that if they do not complete each obstacle or race they will not be able to receive any awards.
It is up to the participant to complete each obstacle, if the participant does not feel they can complete the race or obstacle it is their responsibility to leave or avoid the obstacle all together
All participants will brief themselves as to where the medical support staff is located when they arrive for the race
It is the participant's duty to inform the Mud Run Staff if they have been injured during the race.
Participants assume all risks & medical expenses if needed during or after the race as stated in the signed liability waiver.
1. Bag Drag - Test your might with weighted objects carried 100 Yards
2. Hurdles - Start the course with a series of hurdles to conquer over
3. High Low Bars - Surmount sets of uneven bars to go over and under
4. Underwire Crawl - Press your limits in a 40 yard low crawl
5. Mud Hill - Traverse a muddy incline path
6. Trench - Navigate through wooded trails and muddy trenches
7. The Hill - Hike the dreaded Sound View Hill from the waterfront to the Dining Hall
8. Sand Spit - Run in the sand along the perimeter of the lagoon and beach shoreline
9. Mud Hill 2 - Reach the top of the second muddy incline
10. Woven Web - Maneuver a crisscrossed roped web section of the course
11. Wall - Overcome the final element the 8’ foot Wall
12. Final Stretch - Secret last obstacle before the finish line
Race Results will be posted for the top three females and top three males in each of the competitive race waves. Staff will be at the start and finish line to track race times. All other waves will be self-timed and self-tracked.
Photos of each participant will be taken at the finish line.
WHAT DO I GET?:
“Sound View” Mud Run t-shirt,
Post race refreshments (hot chili / warm and cold drinks),
Mud Run award (for top 3 male and top 3 female participants who competed in any competitive race wave),
Ability to kick back with friends and tell your Mud Run story,
The happy feeling of helping to send a kid to summer camp.
A few of our trained staff will be providing free childcare for children ages 2-10. Your kids will get to do some fun camp-y activities while you race! Please let us know when you register if you will be needing childcare, so that we can have an estimate of numbers and ages.
If interested in volunteering at the Mud Run, Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to get more info on how you can become part of the SOUND VIEW MUD CREW. We ask volunteers to stay and support the entire duration of the race day.
AS A VOLUNTEER WHAT DO I GET?
Sound View Mud Run t-shirt
Meals and refreshments throughout the race day
Overnight lodging at camp (limited availability)
Signed credit for volunteer hours.
MEDICAL SERVICES ONSITE:
Trained medical emergency personnel will be located onsite for the duration of the race day.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED AT THE RACE
Signed Sound View Mud Run waiver. (If not completed online)
Appropriate footwear for race is highly recommended!
Change of clothes. Note: You will get muddy!
A great attitude!
WHAT TO LEAVE AT HOME
Gear check will be available for racers to check their items during the race (like a coat check). Feel free to leave your keys, headband, bag, etc and all those items you don't want to carry with you during the race!
MUD RUN ENERGY
During the race, there will be a water station near the halfway point of the race course.
Food and refreshments will be offered free of charge to all race participants after crossing the finish line.
Non-race participants (family and friends) may come and watch racers as they conquer the challenging course and have the best time of their life! Spectators may purchase food and drink items for a nominal fee. The Sound View Camp store will also be open.
I AM NOT ATHLETIC... IS THE RACE SAFE?
There is always a risk involved when you run a race like this. Keep in mind this is an extreme style foot race, but with that said, we have taken every precaution possible to ensure that you cross the finish line safely. We will have trained medical support staff available for minor injuries that may occur. Being athletic is not a requirement, but having the mental fortitude is. You will be fine running or walking the race as long as you are able to give it all you got!
IS THERE A DRESS CODE OR CAN I DRESS CRAZY?
We encourage you to be comfortable, you may choose to “dress crazy”, wear a costume, or be unique as possible. It is St. Patrick’s Day weekend so go for the green! Please keep in mind you are running a foot race, so keep it safe!
CAN I GET A REFUND?
We prefer not as this is a fundraiser. As an option you can transfer your registration to another person until the transfer deadline (March 10th 2018). To transfer a registration please email email@example.com.
WHAT IF IT RAINS?
Rain or shine this race will happen. Rain = mud (a good thing)! You will truly call yourself a champion after this race.
WHAT IS THIS FUNDRAISER FOR?
Sound View Camp is the Outdoor Ministry of the Olympia Presbytery. All proceeds from the Mud Run will benefit the Sound View Campership Fund. Campership money helps families pay for summer camp. For additional information on this fund or to give a donation please contact firstname.lastname@example.org