Up for a muddy challenge? How about registering for one of these Seattle area mud runs! Many of these runs promise live music, beer and enough mud to make you need an extra loofah – or two.

Terrain Mud Run
Saturday, May 26
Enumclaw Expo Center
45224 284th Avenue Southeast
Enumclaw, WA 98022

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Be prepared to jump, climb, navigate, roll and even crawl your way through 3-6 miles of mother nature, mud and some of the gnarliest obstacles you’ll ever face! You choose a 5K or 10K run. You and your fellow mud runners will navigate terrain like you’ve never seen, and 18-20 gnarly obstacles that will test your physical and mental grit. Register online.

Survivor Mud Run
Saturday, June 2
Remlinger Farms
32610 NE 32ND Street
Carnation, WA 98014

The most exciting day of your ever so boring life! Can You Survive? Test your ability to run, climb, jump, crawl, & muscle your way through the most extreme 5k Mud Run Created! Wear a costume, get dirty, overcome 22 obstacles, then celebrate with friends music and a muddy fist in the air. Register online.

Muddy Mayhem
Sunday, June 3
4212 Hannegan Road
Bellingham, WA

An obstacle course of mud pits, fire, climbs, slides and spills stand between you and one awesome party complete with live music, food trucks and beer at Bellingham’s First Mud Run! This one of a kind event features a 3.1 mile course through many different kinds of terrain. Be ready to complete over 12 obstacles on your way including, mud pits, climbing walls, tires, fire and much more! Register online.

Warrior Dash
Saturday and Sunday
July 21 and 22
Meadowbrook Farms
1711 Boalch Ave
North Bend, WA

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The Warrior Dash lands in Washington for the second time in 2012 where 12 obstacles from hell await you along this 3.55 mile course. Are you a Warrior? Register online.

Dirty Dash
Saturday, August 4
Straddleline Raceway
15015 State Route 8
McCleary, WA 98557

Sign up for some mudslinging at The Dirty Dash and you’ll feel like you spent 2 hours on the side of the farm Old Macdonald didn’t want you to see. It’s a 5K blitzkrieg of filth… an unpurified mess that no amount of Brita filters can cleanse. For those over 21, participate in the Beer Chug Obstacle. You’ll run, slide, jump, and crawl your way through piles of slop so thick and dark, you’ll think you’ve wormed your way back into the comfort of your mother’s womb. Oh yeah, and it’s just the best time you’ll have all year. Register online.

Hell Run
Saturday, September 15
Remlinger Farms
32610 NE 32ND Street
Carnation, WA 98014

The 5K Hell Run is a mud crawling, obstacle conquering, beer drinking run to hell and back. Dominate mud pit after mud pit, insane obstacle after insane obstacle and celebrate in all your glory with rocking music, cold beer and mud covered bodies. Register online.

Tough Mudder
Saturday and Sunday
September 29 and 30
Palmer Coking Coal Company
31407 Highway 169
Black Diamond, WA 98010

Tough Mudder events are hardcore 10-12 mile obstacle courses designed by British Special Forces to test your all around strength, stamina, mental grit, and camaraderie. With the most innovative courses, half a million inspiring participants, and more than $2 million dollars raised for the Wounded Warrior Project, Tough Mudder is the premier adventure challenge series in the world. Register online.

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