The Battlegrounds Mud Run and Obstacle Course

Saturday, May 2nd, 2015

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The BattlegroundsAttention fitness buffs, health enthusiasts and action addicts: it's time for you to get your mud on at The Battlegrounds, St. Louis' largest permanent mud run obstacle course. Our 30+ military-inspired obstacles are super-sized and guaranteed to test the endurance and mental toughness of even the fittest athlete. In addition to being the industry's premier permanent course, The Battlegrounds is a destination, so join us for a fun-filled day of music, activities, vendors giveaways and crazy challenges throughout the festival area. Our race features plenty of perks (spectator-friendly with many vantage points to view the runners) and freebies (free spectator admission, free kids zone for kids 12 and under, free parking, and free gear check.) After conquering either our 5 or 3.2 mile course, clean up at our on-site showering facilities so you can continue the celebration with a well-earned beer ... or venture over to Cedar Lake Cellars winery located steps away from The Battlegrounds. Feel good about your muddy accomplishment and your donation to a worthy cause (proceeds benefit The BackStoppers.)

The BattlegroundsDate
Saturday, May 2nd, 2015 

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The Battlegrounds
950 State Hwy OO
Wright City, MO 63390

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The BattlegroundsPacket Pick-Up
We recommend arriving an hour prior to your start time so you can park, check out tent city, check your bags at the cargo hold and get ready for your mission. There will be no pre-race packet pick-up available. You may register and pick up your packet on the day of the race at the registration booth in the festival area. Prior to the start of the race, make sure you have your colored wave bracelet on your right arm and you line up at the starting line 15 minutes prior to your designated wave time.

Register online to participate. 

Entry Fees:
$90 12/27/14 – Friday 1/30/15
$100 1/31/15 – Friday 2/27/15
$110 2/28/15 – Friday 3/27/15
$120 3/28/15 – Friday 4/17/15

Procrastinator Pricing:
$140 4/18/15 – Thursday 4/30/2015
$160 5/1/15 – 5/2/15 – Last minute registration

Elite Wave Timing and Awards
Individuals – Each person competing in the Elite Wave must be able to maintain an 8 minute 30-second mile and correctly complete each obstacle. Your time will start at exactly 8 a.m. and stop once you cross the finish line. Awards will be based on the amount of time in which it takes you to correctly complete the course. These awards will be given to the top three male and top three female finishers.

Teams – Same as above, except a team’s stop time will be tracked as the last person on that team crosses the finish line. Awards will be based on the time of the last team member that crosses the finish line. These awards will be given to the top all-male team, top all-female team and top co-ed team finishers.

The BattlegroundsMore Information
When you register for The Battlegrounds, you'll get...

  • The Battlegrounds moisture wicking t-shirt (we cannot guarantee a shirt size for persons that register 10 days before the race.)
  • The Battlegrounds' finishers medal
  • Free spectator admission, free kids zone, free parking and free gear check
  • Music and post-party activities (including access to Cedar Lake Cellars winery)
  • Post-race snack and beverage (Yes, a free beer if you are 21 and older)
  • Timing chip
  • Interactive individualized online results – find photographs and videos of yourself!
  • Pride in yourself for overcoming a challenge

Additional beer, clothing, merchandise and food items will be available for purchase on race day.

Cedar Lake Cellars winery and event venue is located steps away from The Battlegrounds mud run. More than 170 picturesque acres and two lakes surround this unique winery and event venue in the heart of Warren County, Missouri. The popularity of Cedar Lake centers around the charming Big Red Barn and comforting ambiance of the surrounding acreage. The addition of a winery makes it an ideal destination for lunch or dinner in the country, as well as large corporate gatherings or private events. Far enough to get away yet close enough to create a special day, Cedar Lake is cosmopolitan country at its finest. Our professionally run, meticulously maintained facility is sure to charm your guests and leave them wanting to come back for more.

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