NSC Mud Run set for August 26 at Lancaster Event Center in Lincoln
Nebraska Sports Council will host Nebraska’s longest-running mud/obstacle race, The Mud Run, Saturday, Aug. 26 at Lancaster Event Center in Lincoln. The fun begins at 9 a.m. with the mini-Mud Run, followed by the 3-mile events, including 3-person tethered teams, at 10 a.m. Those interested can register or find information at NebraskaSportsCouncil.com.
The 11th annual Mud Run, sponsored by Nebraska Lottery and Scheels, features a course laden with more than a dozen obstacles, including a creek crossing, multiple mud pits, fire jump, and the NSC’s signature, a giant slip-n-slide. The spectator friendly course also features music.
After the race, there will be multiple outdoor shower stations and a station for runners to dump their dirty shoes.
There will also be an After-Party that will include food, drinks, music and awards presentation. Participants are encouraged to hang out after the race and enjoy the party with friends, family and other runners.
Deadlines are Aug. 25 for the 1-mile Mini-Mud Run and Aug. 22 for the 3-mile.
More than 1,500 runners from more than 70 Nebraska communities and surrounding states are expected to take part. All participants receive a Mud Run soft t-shirt, coupon for a free Arby’s Roast Beef sandwich, a free age-appropriate beverage (Gatorade or beer), and access to the post-race party featuring a photo backdrop, vendor giveaways, music, food and beverages. Awards include medals for the top three male and female finishers in each age group and finisher medals for all other runners.