This is a timed 5K cross country endurance run designed for individuals and 5 member teams. Intended for testing endurance; this military style, cross country mud run is comprised of mud pits and water crossings. This will be a challenging course! Be warned racers... don’t wear your new running shoes….you may not make it out of there with both of them! Costumed participants are welcomed. www.facebook.com/USOofMissouriMudRun
Runner Pledges! New for 2014
Encourage your family & friends to support your efforts by Getting Muddy for a Good Cause this year by creating a custom fundraising page! http://www.active.com/donate/USOMUDRUNPLEDGESRemember we are solely funded by our local donors and businesses so your support means we can continue to provide all of our services and programs to the troops for FREE! Thank you for helping the USO of Missouri "Always be by their side"!
Individual awards will be given to 1st, 2nd & 3rd for all categories.
Team Awards will be issued to 1st, 2nd and 3rd Teams in each category.
Best team costume award will be given to the most creative costumed team.
(All Awards must be picked-up the day of the race.)
Pre Race Packet Pick-Up Details
Register PRIOR to Wed. May 21, 2014 at Midnight & you are eligible to pick up your race packs the week of the race! Gateway Harley Davidson: 3600 Lemay Ferry Rd., St. Louis MO 63125Tues: May 27 2p - 7pWed: May 28 10a - 7pThur: May 29 10a - 7pFri: May 30 10a - 2pPick up the morning of the race at Mid America Airport 6:30am to 7:30am. Arrive Early!
Start Times - Waves
OFFICIAL WAVE START TIMES8:00am ALL Individual Runners Start (All Male and Female Runners)8:15am ALL Male Teams Start8:30am ALL Female Teams Start 8:45amCo-Ed Teams Wave #1 Start(Co-Ed registered prior to May 21nd at Midnight who were eligible for Packet Pick up)9:00am Co-Ed Teams Wave #2 Start (Teams registered May 22nd up to race day)
Official Rain/Storm Statement for USO of Missouri
The USO’s Mud Run Race is a Rain or Shine event with a no refund policy. We will not reschedule the event. Rain or downpours will not stop the race from happening. If we determine that a storm front may be moving in the area the morning of the race that looks to be severe and carries the threat of lightning we may choose to delay the start time. Determination will take place the morning of the race. Thank you for your patience as we deal with our ever changing forecast and weather issues.
Encourage your friends, family and co-workers to support your mud running efforts for the USO of Missouri this year by pledging to hit our runner fundraising goal this year. To help us raise even more money for the troops! Be sure to setup your fundraising page and encourage others to support you! http://www.active.com/donate/USOMUDRUNPLEDGESFounded in 1981, the USO of Missouri has two airport facilities that provide military personnel and their families a place to feel at home when they are on the go. The James S. McDonnell USO in Terminal 1 is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and the new USO Satellite in Terminal 2 meets the needs of travelling military during business hours Monday through Friday. This not-for-profit organization also operates a facility at Ft. Leonard Wood and the Dennis Jones Family Foundation Mobile USO.
The USO of Missouri, Inc.’s mission is to lift the spirits of America's troops and their families by providing a "touch of home" through our facilities, a shoulder when needed, and fun family events. The USO of Missouri, Inc. is a civilian, registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization receiving no government, military, or United Way funding and is not a part of the Department of Defense. We are financially independent from the National USO. The USO of Missouri, Inc. relies entirely on the support and generosity of the American people to serve our troops each and every day. Since its inception in 1981, over 4.1 million military and their families have benefited from the services provided by the USO of Missouri, Inc. The USO of Missouri, Inc provides services to the entire state of Missouri and the Southern Illinois counties of Jersey, Madison, Monroe and St. Clair. For more information about us or to contact the USO of Missouri, Inc. visit us online atwww.usomissouri.org.
Individual - $30 until 05/29; $35 Day of Race
5 Member Team - $125 until 05/29; $175 Day of Race