“EARLY BIRD” REGISTRATION WILL OPEN FOR THE 2017 EVENT on October 1st 2016!  THE EVENT IS APRIL 22, 2017!  You can now choose your desired wave/start time!  See our new FINISHER MEDALS below!  All participants will be guaranteed a race shirt.

The Muddy Duck Dash is now GORMR (Georgia Obstacle Racers and Mud Runners) certified!  “You have a great event! Your race is better than Warrior Dash!…A+ quality at a great price” Matt B. Davis, Obstacle Racing Media – April 26th 2014



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Come join the fun over this 3+ mile mud run/obstacle style course! Great obstacles to go over, under, through, and around including 125′ slip n’ slide, hay bail climbs, 6′ walls, shallow pond crossing, low wire, live wire, two creek runs, mud pit, rope hill climbs, various barricades, silly brain quiz, tree maze, plus more! About 22 obstacles over about 3.5 miles. The 2017 Muddy Duck Dash sponsored by Safelite Autoglass, will be held on April 22, 2017 on the Gainesville campus of the University of North Georgia (formerly Gainesville State College). This event is an easy to moderate 3.5 mile mud/obstacle style race that will benefit the Southeastern Brain Tumor Foundation. The course includes about 20-25 various obstacles. Rain or shine, come have fun for a great cause! Remember all our social media for sneak peeks, updates, and more! Twitter: @muddyduckdash Facebook: Muddy Duck Dash All racers will be provided a rubber duck as part of the race packet that must be with them at all times during the run. We joke that your rubber duck is racing – you are just getting it to the finish line! Your duck can only complete the course on your person.  Take care of your duck, love it, care for it, and help it get to the finish line! It must be safely in your possession at all times! Make your duck proud! WE HAVE KIDS RACES TOO – Kids are welcome to register for the 3.5 mile event if parents feel they are capable – age does not limit anyone from the 3.5 mile Muddy Duck Dash. We have had kids from 5 and up complete the 3.2 mile distance. We offer the shorter kids (1 mile and .5 mile) races to encourage youth fitness and family activity. No other “obstacle race” has kid friendly distances! Also, there is a duck decorating contest for the more creative participants (more information on tab above). We have nice dry fit shirts for all entrants that register before the shirt order deadline.


Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017 @ 8:00 AM
Address: University of North Georgia (formerly Gainesville State College), 3820 Mundy Mill Rd Oakwood, GA (off 985 exit 16)
Fees: $35 through December 31, $40 through January 31, $45 until April 14, $50 until April 19, $60 Race-day.
Group/team rate of 5+:  Feb 1- April 19 $40 per person – you can create a team throught the registration link.
UNG students and faculty/staff:  Pricing for students and faculty/staff at UNG will be $40 from Jan 1 – April 19.
Online Registration Closing Date: Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 @ Midnight EST
Race Day Registration: Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 6:30-10:00 AM EST. No team discounts on race day.
Register by April 3 to receive your shirt at packet pick-up.  After April 3rd, shirts can be picked up after the race date, at a location to be named.

Kids races: 1 mile Duck Dash $20, 1/2 mile Little Duck Dash $20 up until and on race day. The little ones get dry fit shirts too!

Start times/Wave assignments:  You can chose you wave by registering on the registration link above.  It is VERY important you run in your assigned wave.  Projected wave start times:  8:00am, 8:10, 8:20, 8:30, 8:40, 8:50, 9:00, 9:10, 9:20, 9:30, 9:40, 9:50, 10:00, 10:10, 10:20, and 10:30am.    There is a pre-race meeting at 7:50am, though not mandatory.

Kids races will start approximately 12 noon and 12:15pm.


All participants will be guaranteed a race shirt.  
The shirt design for 2016 below:


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Current 2016 Sponsors

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