The Dirty Dozen

The Dirty Dozen

Forget about playing clean--here's your chance to get downright dirty and trudge through sludge at a mud run near you.

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Grab a friend and get muddy at this trail running/mountain biking tag team event.
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Mud Run

Blackfoot Mud Run

Chatsworth, Georgia

Event organizers invite you to "come play in the mud" at this obstacle-filled event through mud pits, stream crossings and more. Read More ? <!--<span class="credit">Photo Credit: Al Bello/Getty Images</span>-->

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9th Annual Samish Bay Bivalve Bash Low Tide

Bow, Washington

This low tide mud run by the bay benefits the local Community Clean Water Awareness Programs. Race, rinse off, and enjoy the oyster shell sculpture competition. Read More ?

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SBSD Mud Run

San Bernardino, California

Sheriffs will be screaming at you to move through the mud faster at this annual sell-out race. Come join the fun!

Indianapolis

2011 Marine Mud Run

Knoxville, Tennessee

This event dares you to be one of the few, the proud... the muddy. Are you up for the challenge?

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Marathon

McGuire Mud Run

Wrightstown, New Jersey

If mud trenches, hay bales and wet creek beds sound like your kind of race, the McGuire Mud Run is for you. Check out this 10K of mud, sweat and cheers.

Mud Run

Tougher Mudder NorCal

Bear Valley, California

This is not your average mud run. This 7-mile obstacle course was designed by British Forces and will test your fitness, stamin and mental grit.

Boulder

Cider Mash 5K Orchard Trail Run

Amesbury, Massachusetts

This 5K is a true cross-country trail run for lovers of dirt, hills, mud and water. Ring in the harvest season at this race, which benefits the Amesbury Education Foundation.

Mud

Madison Mud Run Fall Challenge

Madison, Wisconsin

This challenging 4.6-mile run is dubbed "Madison's Dirtiest Race" and made for the pleasure of recreational runners and elites alike. <!--<a class="more" href="http://www.reconfitnessadventures.com/" style="font-size: 80%;" target="_blank">Learn More?</a>-->

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Mud Run

Merrell Down and Dirty Mud Run

Folsom, California

This off-road series is complete with military style obstacles and wild water crossings benefits the troops through Operation Gratitude. Enjoy the post-race barbecue after the race.

Marathon

World Famous Camp Pendleton Mud Run

Camp Pendleton, California

This grandaddy of mud runs sells out annually. If you missed out this year, keep January 1 on your radar when registration opens for the 2012 events.

Marathon

Tougher Mudder Texas

Edgewood, Texas

Forget about playing clean. Get dirty from head to toe at this Texas classic, a part of the Tougher Mudder series.

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