Fun and Filth

May 17 2014

Fun and filth, that's right LOTS OF MUD, the second annual Hurricane Mud Run sponsored by the Utah's Army National Guard will be bigger and better than the first. More Obstacles & More MudThis year we are adding elite heats for men and women, these will be timed and winners will be awarded. Family friendly with heats for families and discounts for kids. Showers and a BBQ. Brought to you by Red Dog Events.

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This years event will be one you will not want to miss. As we get closer to the race we have had an increased number of questions sent to me via email and phone calls. Below are answer to a few of the common questions.

  • RACE TIMES – An email was recently sent to all participants to confirm race times. If  you lost this email or didn’t receive it, please let us know!
  • PACKET PICKUP – Packet pickup will be the morning of the event. We recommend showing up a minumum of 30 minutes before your heat. Personally I say arrive earlier than that. You need to get checked in, survey the course and stretch.
  • TEAMS – There seems to be some confusion with teams. Running with a team ensures that you and your best friends get a chance to run the course together. This is not a relay race. You will all start and finish together (unless you leave someone playing in a mud pit). An added benefit of a team is you all enjoy a discounted race price. We get charged per credit card swipe; thus, having one caption signing up the team, saves us money that we pass on to you!
  • SHOWERS – Showers will be provided to rinse off at the end of the race. Having done many obstacle/mud runs let me tell you from experience, YOU WILL BE DIRTY. We will let you rinse off but since this is a family event there will be no stripping down to the buff to get clean. I recommend you bring a towel or two, one for the seat of the car one to dry off after the showers. Flip-Flops are nice to change into since your race shoes will likely be destroyed.

Free Gifts – We are giving away TONS of prizes on our FaceBook page. Both registered and unregistered runners can win.

We will be giving away race photos to every participant. We will have photographers throughout the course capturing your exciting experiences. Each and every photo taken will be free for download after the race. This is our gift to you. In addition to photos. WEAR YOUR COSTUMES!

THANKS – I appreciate each inquiry and I do my best to respond to each and every athlete. If you haven’t heard back, please let me know. I don’t want your questions to go unanswered.


Hurricane Mud Run

2014 Sponsor – Utah National Guard

We are pleased to announce the Army National Guard as main sponsor for the 2014 Hurricane Mud Run!

In conjunction with the National Guard we have also teamed up with the ROTC programs at Southern Utah University and Dixie State College. We are proud to show off our national pride! Our ROTC cadets will be selling food and refreshments on-site as a fundraiser for their programs. We all have a huge opportunity to come out and support our armed forces.

We are very appreciative of each and every sponsor. Please take a moment and get to know them and support their businesses. Without the help of our community this event would never happen! Thank you!



Race Day Photos 

We want to take a quick moment and thank you all once more for participating in this years Hurricane Mud Run. We sure enjoyed each and every one of you.  You all were so much fun, we cant wait to see you all next year. Expect a much improved course and obstacles for 2014.

Our gift to you are these free race day photos. Currently they are on the photographers web page. Please visit his site and save any you like to your computer or mobile device. This same artist is working hard to put together a movie filmed as you all ran. Stay tuned, we will release this movie on our website and FaceBook page as soon as we get it! (Click on the camera above to see the photos)

Red Dog Events

The Hurricane Mud Run is brought to you by Red Dog Events, were are the same people that have brought to you the highly successful Sand Hollow Marathon. You can can expect to see a highly organized and professional event. Besides road races and mud runs, Red Dog has put on professional cycling events.

We are taking a poll. Please let us know what you think!

The moment we have all abeen waiting for!


That's right. The Hurricane Mud Run Video is finished. go to the link below to watch i on Shibidaang Films Website.

A big thanks to Veritas Funding for sponsoring the video.