September 7, 2013
Remember when you were a kid and running was all about having fun? Think back to before running became about intervals, split times, and PR’s. Back then you ran to increase your fun, rather than your vo2 max. It’s interesting how, as kids, we ran for the sheer joy of it - not fitness—but we were probably in the best shape of our lives. A mud puddle was something we ran through, not around. The amount of mud on your shoes when you hit the sack that night reflected how much fun you’d had that day.
It’s time to put the FUN back in your run! We’d like to invite you to join us for the MudMan, Vineman’s first ever obstacle course & mud run. Our 3.5 mile course and one mile kid's run on the United States Coast Guard Training Center-Petaluma’s expansive eight hundred acre base will challenge you with obstacles, natural terrain, and three glorious mud pits. You’ll run, climb, crawl, and slosh. You will get filthy. But most of all, you’ll have fun! When you are finished, head over to the Shikai Shower Station and rinse off all that muddy goodness!
Even if you competed last year in our innaugural event we promise to have new obstacles mixed in with some of the old (and popular) obstacles. For sure, we’ll send you into Salamander Canyon with some awesome single track trails, then up Texas hill to the heights of the property and of course, our giant slip-n-slide. We promise that the final course will be fun, challenging, and muddy.
The short course will also feature a team category. You simply register under the short course team option and at the prompts enter your team category(men, women or mixed) and your team name. Teams are not limited to a certain number but should have a minimum of three people.