Youth Mud Runs

Get ready, Fall is quickly approaching and so is our third annual Fall Mud Run, which will be held on Saturday, September 26th, starting at 8am at Festival Park in Verona.

The theme for this year’s event is “School Spirit,” so we encourage you to wear your favorite team or school’s colors or apparel and show your school pride!  We can’t wait to see you (rah-rah)!

 

Registration

Online registration is now OPEN on ImAthlete.  Click HERE to register!

 

2015 Pricing Information

Remember to enter the name of the school you would like to donate your money to when you register!

Category Early Price (Until 8/28 at 11:59pm)  Late Price (From 8/29 until 9/23 at 11:59pm) Race Day Price – T-shirt NOT guaranteed
Individual Child $20.00 $25.00 $30.00
Multiple Children in Family (per child) $15.00 $20.00 $25.00
Parent – 3 mile $35.00 $40.00 $45.00
Parent – 1.5 mile $25.00 $30.00 $35.00
Parent – 0.3 mile $15.00 $20.00 $25.00

 *Adults can also register individually and participate alongside your child, but your registration fee does not go to the school of your choice.

Scholarships Available!  If your child would like to participate in the Tri 4 Schools Youth Mud Run and will require financial assistance to enter, please contact our Race Director at info@tri4schools.org.  For those who register at least two weeks out from the race, we can work with sponsors to find running shoes for your child if needed.

 

Race Information

Obstacles will be safe for children of all ages (no barbed wire, fire, or electric shocks here!). We will also rotate in new obstacles along with some of your favorites for each race.  Parents, talk with your children about which obstacles they feel comfortable going through – they can always go around an obstacle and take the “clean track” if they don’t want to get wet/muddy.

The 2015 Spring Course maps are posted below.  For more details, please see the obstacle descriptions here.  We will post our Fall course maps and obstacles once we get closer to race day.

5k Course and Obstacles

1.5 Mile Course & Obstacles

0.3 Mile Course & Obstacles

 

The distances and suggested ages are as follows, but remember, you can sign up for any distance you would like!  The key is to train appropriately and have fun.

 

Distance Recommended Ages
Appx. 1/3 mile  6 and under
Appx. 1.5 mile 7-11
Appx. 3 miles  12 and up

 

Directions

The race will be held at Festival Park in Verona, located behind City Hall – 111 Lincoln St., Verona, WI 53593

Driving directions via Google Maps can be found here.

From the Beltline, take the Verona Rd. exit and take 18-151 south.  Take exit 81 for Verona, heading west on Verona Avenue until you see Culver’s on your right.  Turn left onto Lincoln Street, and the park is just past the fire station on your left.

 

Parking

You can park in the small lot at City Hall, at Eagles Nest ice rink.  There will be street parking available, but please be aware of No Parking signs in certain locations as marked by Verona Police.

Wave times for the Fall Mud Run are as follows:

Wave Time Wave Name Wave Size
8:00 5k Kids 50
8:05 5k Kids 50
8:10 5k Kids 50
8:15 5k Kids 50
8:20 5k Kids 50
8:25 5k Adult/Kid 50
8:30 5k Adult/Kid 50
30 minute break to set up for short course
9:00 0.3 Kids 35
9:05 0.3 Kids 35
9:10 0.3 Kids 35
9:15 0.3 Kids 35
9:20 0.3 Kids 35
9:25 0.3 Adult/Kid 35
15 minute break to set up for middle course
9:45 1.5 Kids 50
9:50 1.5 Kids 50
9:55 1.5 Kids 50
10:00 1.5 Kids 50
10:05 1.5 Kids 50
10:10 1.5 Kids 50
10:15 1.5 Kids 50
10:20 1.5 Kids 50
10:25 1.5 Kids 50
10:30 1.5 Kids 50
10:35 1.5 Kids 50
10:40 1.5 Kids 50
10:45 1.5 Adult/Kid 50
10:50 1.5 Adult/Kid 50
10:55 1.5 Adult/Kid 50

The pre-race packet pick-up will be held at Madison Smile Solutions – 5602 Odana Road, Madison, 53711 from 4:30-6:30pm on Friday, September 25th.

Complimentary food for our youth athletes, as well as adults in the 1.5 mile and 0.3 mile race is available due to our generous sponsors.  This consists of fruit, water, and CLIF Kid bars.

If you need to change a wave, you will need to do so online (available until online registration closes), at either early packet pick-up on Friday evening, or on race morning at our Wave Changes table.

Awards

All youth participants will receive finisher medals.  This race will not be timed, so there will not be any awards for top finishers.  The goal of this race is to encourage fun and fitness, so if your child would like to be timed, please have them wear a stopwatch.

Finally, we have one traveling trophy that will be awarded to the school with the most participants.  This will be a traveling trophy presented at your school after the race, and you can display it proudly until the next Tri 4 Schools event!

Photos

Photos from our Spring event are posted here, and are FREE to download.  We are working on finding a sponsor for photos for our Fall Mud Run, and will let you know if we are able to offer this benefit to families for the Fall event.

 

 

 

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