Event Details

The 9th annual Del Mar Mud Run is bringing its filthy fun 5K back to the historic Del Mar Fairgrounds in 2018! Early Bird registration on sale now! Save $30 off the event day price by grabbing your tickets now…


Saturday, March 31st


Del Mar Fairgrounds
2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard
Del Mar, CA 92014


Epic mud- and fun-filled obstacles are strategically placed throughout a 5K run/walk course, followed by our signature post-race FOAM FEST showers courtesy of Dr. Bronner’s Magic Foam Experience! Are you ready for this?!

All participants will receive:


  • Official 2018 participant shirt
  • 1st 4000 registrants receive a Race Medal
  • 1st beer FREE
    (or non-alcoholic beverage)
  • Located at the Historic Del Mar Race Track
  • 10-15 mud & fun filled obstacles
  • Sponsor hookups
  • FREE Bag Check
  • A unique 5K course around the stables & infield

***Please help support our charity partner, the Challenged Athletes Foundation! Half of all tech tee proceeds go directly to support Operation Rebound!***


Price increases to the next level at 11:59pm on the dates listed below, unless the allotment of tickets in that price category sells out early. The best way to ensure you receive the lowest available price is to get registered as soon as possible!

Price Level Good Until Price
Presale – SOLD OUT! Friday, Nov 17th $47
Early Bird – SOLD OUT! Thursday, Jan 4th $52
Gettin’ Dirty – SOLD OUT! Thursday, Feb 1st $57
Mud Lovers – SOLD OUT! Thursday, Mar 1st $62
Time’s Almost Up Thursday, Mar 22nd $72
Event Day Thursday, Mar 31st $82

*Please note: Entry fees are non-refundable and prices above do NOT include the mandatory insurance contribution, processing fees or additional purchases. Prices are subject to change at any time.



Packet Pickup will be at Road Runner Sports – San Diego (5553 Copley Dr. San Diego CA 92111) on Friday, March 30th, 12 – 7pm. If you pick up your race materials on the day of the race, there will be a $5 fee per person to pick up at the race location.


Whether you’re an army of one or many, we want you to be a part of the fun too! Volunteers 16 years old and over are welcome, and you’ll receive a commemorative t-shirt, food and beverage, and a bunch of thanks from our staff and our participants! We need your help Friday at pre-race packet pick up at Road Runner Sports, Saturday on the course (task areas include obstacles, water stations, parking, bag check-in, etc.) and Saturday afternoon cleanup on the course. Email info@delmarmudrun.com to get on the volunteer list!

Find out more – Visit Our Volunteer Page »


Get ready for heart pumping music throughout the event!


This event is proudly benefiting CAF, Challenged Athletes Foundation’s® (CAF) Operation Rebound® program. This is the premier sports and fitness program for American military personnel, veterans and first responders with permanent physical disabilities. It provides unparalleled opportunities to pursue active, athletic lifestyles by offering access to funding for equipment and training and competition expenses, Military Medical Center Physical Training (MMCPT) and sports clinics. Check out more on the program here!


Dr. Bronner’s brings their Magic Foam Experience to the Del Mar Mud Run. Post-race, dance your way through their All-One hot showers and be blasted tingly clean with their organic and fair trade castile soaps. Try out their organic and fair trade body lotions and hair crèmes and take home a free 2-oz bottle of soap at the race. The “Foam Zone” is open all day. See you there!


Work Hard and Play Hard TOGETHER!
Purchase registrations for your employees and enjoy:

  • Discounted Bulk Registrations
  • Designated space on site for your employees
  • Sponsorship Opportunities
  • Charitable tie-in (CAF)
  • Seamless integration into your current Wellness program

Click here to learn more about Corporate Registration Packages and pricing.

Email jamie@govavi.com to get registered today!


Supports Shoes for a Cause for worthy causes for those who are less fortunate. Extending a hand to reach out for shoeless people and making life worth living. Together we can make a difference. Anyone can donate shoes at the event, not just participants!

Please note, there are no refunds for this event.

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