DirtRunner Conquer The Challenge


The 5th annual MIDWEST MAYHEM; a mud obstacle course race inspired by the military forces and our obstacle course specialists, will be held on the legendary Dirt Runner HQ! Get ready to have some fun and get your dirt on. Leave the ordinary behind and make some new dirty memories. The trail has over 1200 feet of total elevation change, and an endless supply of the Cliffs super slick clay based mud. Most of the trail runs through ravines, and a relentless series of short steep hills. Are you ready to escape your comfort zone? Overcome the obstacles and conquer the Midwest Mayhem challenge.

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6+ Miles/10+ Kilometers with 60+ Obstacles
Saturday May 5th, 2018
2724 E. 2625th Rd. Marseilles, IL
Available showers to clean up after the race.
Obstacles that require swimming will not be available.
Information of this event is subject to change.


Competitive Divisions Ages 18+
– ELITE/PRO: 08:00AM (Run 1 lap and conquer every obstacle)
– D.R.X 6 HRS: 8:30AM (Unlimited laps – 6 hours)
– D.R.X 24 HRS: 8:30AM (Unlimited laps – 24 hours)
***Elite/Pro and D.R.X divisions will be officially timed.

Non-Competitive Divisions Ages 13+
– Recreational/Open Division: 9:00AM 9:30AM, 10:00AM

Kid’s Dirt Munchkin Ages 6-12: 12:00PM

– Exclusive Midwest Mayhem medal
– Finisher headband
– Classic Dirt Runner wristband.
– Well-earned bragging rights
– Badass action pictures
– Beverage and snack
– Free entry for the Ninja Wipe Out Course

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Midwest Mayhem V Trophy

1st place Overall and Masters male/female athletes for all competitive divisions earn the Dragon’s head trophy. Handmade in the U.S.A! Conquer the toughest 10K in IL and slay the beast.

Parking: $10 per vehicle Camping: $10

Please e-mail us at info@dirtrunner.us

There’s no dress code, but you’ll be running in mud and water and climbing hills. O.C.R recommended gear

Refunds will not be issued. The race is held rain or shine. If you cannot make it, you can transfer your registration to another participant through EventBrite. If the event is cancelled, a refund will be issued to participants.

In appreciation of service, a special discount code will be given to all members of the United States Military, Sheriff/Police/Fire Departments, Active Duty, and Veterans. Send us an e-mail at INFO@DIRTRUNNER.US with the proper I.D in order to receive your code.

Volunteer for a Dirt Runner event and earn a (open/recreational division entry) or training day pass or both depending the amount of festivities. You can race on the same day or in any future event. You also get a volunteer t-shirt, free meal and beverage while being in a super fun environment. Charities and non-profit organization can also receive monetary donations for having volunteers at our events. We offer flexible hours and a variety of fun assignments. Email us about details and availability at info@dirtrunner.us

NOTICE: Dirt Runner is located on an active Off Road Park. Our trail is marked very well and mostly separated from other trails, but it intersects/crosses motorcycle, ATV, and jeep trails at certain points. When you sign our waiver, you accept the remote risk of a possible collision and injury.

We proudly support Pet Project a Non Profit, No Kill Animal Shelter. Adopt, Rescue, Love our fury friends. Please, help our fury friends. If you can’t adopt, please donate. Share the news with your friends and family. Thank you.

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Address: 2676 E 2575th Rd, Marseilles, IL 61341
Phone: (815) 795-9663

Becoming a sponsor with Dirt Runner is a great opportunity for your company. We are currently looking for local and national partners at different levels of price points. We will advertise your products on our website and social media and during the Dirt Runner events with tent space and sample opportunities. If you’re interested in partnering with us, please contact info@dirtrunner.us

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