Caution: If your kids love mud, the Mud N' Suds fun run will cause extreme happiness!
The mud washes away but the memories will last a lifetime. Let your kids be a muddy mess and register now for the Mud N' Suds fun run, hosted by Project Atchison. The run will be on Saturday, September 17th at Jackson Park in Atchison, Kansas.
Unlike other obstacle course runs, the Mud N' Suds fun run includes both mud AND bubbles. And to add a final dose of childhood joy, the local fire department will have a fire truck at the finish line, ready to (lightly) hose down the participants!
Mud N' Suds has two different courses:
- Mud N' Suds for 4 - 7 years old will feature a muddy, sudsy obstacle course just their
- Mud N' Suds for 8 - 13 years old will feature a longer, muddier course with obstacles specifically designed for their age.
What the kids get:
- Mud N' Suds commemorative T-SHIRT*
- Swag bag with GOODIES
- Hose down by a FIREFIGHTER
- FREE FOOD AND DRINKS & after party
- A sense of ACCOMPLISHMENT!
The early entry fee for Mud N' Suds is $20 per child, which includes a t-shirt*, swag bag, an after-race snack and a race bib. After August 8th, the registration fee is $26, until the start of the race. There are a limited number of spots available, so register early. If you do not pre-register, please call to check availability. Note that there will not be a t-shirt available for those who register after Sept 3.
For children ages 4-7, it is mandatory for a parent or guardian to do the course alongside the child. There is no fee for parents to run alongside children.
The run will be ran in age groups, with waves running every 5-10 minutes. Ages 4-7 will run between 10-11am. Ages 8-13 will run between 11-12pm.
After the run, participants get a free meal served by the Elks Lodge of Atchison. Parents and other spectators can purchase food and drinks from the Elks Lodge or from other vendors. Coolers are allowed. No alcoholic beverages.
* Register before September 3rd for a T-shirt.
What are the age groups?
Children aged 4 - 13 years of age can participate in Mud N' Suds. Mud N' Suds will be divided into the following divisions:
- 4 - 7 years old
- 8 - 13 years old
Do I have to run the course with my kids?
Children between the ages of 4 - 7 are required to have a parent with them on the course.
How do I register?
Register online until the day of the event or mail in a registration form by September 3rd. Registering after September 3rd will not include a t-shirt. After September 3rd, please call 913-426-1355 to ensure availability.
How long is the race? What about obstacles?
The Mud N' Suds has two different courses that will best the age groups of your kids.
- Mud N' Suds for 4 - 7 years old will feature a muddy, sudsy obstacle course just their size!
- Mud N' Suds for 8 - 13 years old will feature a longer course with obstacles specifically designed for their age.
What does it cost?
The Mud N' Suds fun run costs $20 for early, online registration before August 8th. Regular registration after August 8th is $26. Onsite registration is payable via cash only.
What should we wear?
We suggest participants wear a swimsuit under their clothes for easy clean up. Be sure to bring a towel, change of clothes, shoes and a plastic bag for the ride home. Old shoes recommended.
Is the race timed?
There are no race winner’s…everyone’s a winner for running!
What do the proceeds for the run go towards?
The event is hosted by Project Atchison and proceeds will be used towards local community projects, revitalizations ,and improvements. Hosting the Mud N' Suds fun run is just another way Project Atchison helps make Atchison a great place to live. Learn more about how Project Atchison is benefiting the community on their website.