Warrior Dash TexasMarch 4, 2017 - Cedar Creek, Texas 1 of 9
We're talking about mud, sweat and beer--and, really, what more do you need? With obstacles named "Goliath," "Mud Mounds" and "Alcatraz," this 5K race is bound to be a blast. Join Warrior Nation, complete the challenge and receive a T-shirt, fuzzy helmet and cold beer for your efforts.
Tough Mudder New OrleansMarch 18-19, 2017 - Avondale, La. 2 of 9
Head to the swamplands of Louisiana for an obstacle course race that's sure to make you work for that finish line. Located just 20 miles outside of the Big Easy, you can race in the morning and hit the French Quarter to celebrate that night. But if the standard 10 miles and 18 obstacles seems too daunting, try the Tough Mudder half, consisting of just a five-mile course and 13 obstacles.
Bonefrog TalladegaMarch 25, 2017 - Talladega, Ala. 3 of 9
Do you love obstacle courses and race cars? Well, you're in luck. Bonefrog Talladega starts and finishes right on the famous Talladega Superspeedway infield! And, with the opportunity to choose your own start time, you have the freedom to race when you want—no more toeing the line at the crack of dawn if that's not your thing. All finishers receive a sweat-wicking T-shirt, the best finisher medal in OCR and, of course, bragging rights. Owned and operated by the U.S. Navy Seals, this OCR will surely give you the challenge you're looking for.
Gritty GoddessApril 8, 2017 - Galveston, Texas 4 of 9
This women-only race is just what you need to add a little girl power to your life. Take a break from the norm and compete alongside fellow goddesses in this 5K race that involves everything from running to hoisting objects into the air. After you cross the finish line, head to "Temptation Island" for pampering and spirits.
Rugged Maniac PhoenixApril 15, 2017 - Chandler, Ariz. 5 of 9
This race isn't just another obstacle course. Yes, it has the standard stuff like slides and objects to climb, but it also has fire pits and trampolines—and that's just the race! When you're not on the course, take a ride on the mechanical bull or sign up for the pie eating contest. Best of all, you can do it all for a good cause. Rugged Maniac has partnered with the American Cancer Society to raise over $80,000 so far.
Bonefrog AustinApril 29, 2017 - Austin, Texas 6 of 9
Have you ever wanted to do an obstacle course on a formula one race track? Here's your chance. Grab some friends and sign up for U.S. Navy Seal owned and operated Bonefrog Austin this April. There's even something for your kids. After they cheer on mom or dad, they can take on their own scaled-down obstacles on the Kids Course.
Bonefrog lives by the mentality, "Work hard, play hard," so after you finish, make sure to hit-up their legendary after-party and celebrate with your fellow survivors.
Mud Run NashvilleMay 6-7, 2017 - Franklin, Tenn. 7 of 9
Mud Run Nashville is the place to be in May. With two courses, including a 5K race with 18-plus obstacles and a 10K race with more than 30, this OCR has something for everyone—even our furry, four-legged friends. Dress up in your best "boots and utes" (combat boots and camouflage utility trousers or long pants) and head on out to test your skills in the Original Mud Run.
Mud Factor OKCMay 20, 2017 - Norman, Okla. 8 of 9
Get muddy, then slip down the water slides to rinse off. With a 5K course for adults and a 3K course just for kids, your little ones don't have to feel left out due to an adults-only format. (But don't worry. You don't have to run with your kids.)