That Dam Mud Run

[Irwindale, Calif.] – On Saturday, October 13, the creators of Irvine Lake Mud Run are pleased to present the inaugural That Dam Mud Run at the Santa Fe Dam Recreational Facility. Southern California’s mud run with the most fun with the most mud is an approximate 5k course traversing trails, and circling the lake with obstacles and tons of mud.  

The all-new Mud Run features professionally built obstacles including jump walls, ramps, crawl tubes, water obstacles and over a dozen mud pits. Gates open at 7 a.m. and the first wave begins at 9 a.m. with multiple waves in individual, team, timed and non-timed categories starting throughout the day. Runners are encouraged to register online in advance and arrive at least one hour prior to the decided start time. Registration is $49 through August 31. Runners must be 13 years of age or older and in good health. Kids ages 2 - 12 can participate in the Mud Puddles Kid’s Course for $15. Showers will be available for runners to rinse off, and bringing a clean change of clothes is encouraged. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 men and women runners in the individual timed races by age group.  

That Dam Mud Run will feature an Action Sports & Eco Fair featuring many other companies with the latest sports and eco-friendly products.  A number of  brews will be poured in the Beer Garden (with valid I.D.) and live music will offer entertainment throughout the day.  

That Dam Mud Run benefits the Gavin R. Stevens Foundation supporting Leber’s Congenital Amaurosis (LCA) research. LCA is an inherited retinal disease characterized by severe loss of vision at birth. Named after two-year-old Gavin Stevens who has been blind since birth, the foundation aims to raise awareness and research funding so that the roughly 3,000 individuals with LCA in the United States may one day receive treatment. “Gavin’s Groupies” will run on October 13 in bright orange to show support. They welcome anyone wanting to join a team to come get muddy with them.  

Come run or come for fun and join That Dam Mud Run for more mud and more fun! Register Online:


October 13 Mud Run Schedule:

Parking: open at 7:30 a.m.

Wave Times:

Timed Individuals: 9 a.m.

Timed Teams: 10 a.m.

Non Timed Individuals: 11 a.m.

Non Timed Teams: 12 p.m.

Kid’s Course: 1 p.m. Food Sales: 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Action Sports & Eco Fair Booths: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Beer Garden: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.


All media taken with permission from That Dam Mud Run

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