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Spring 2024


Presented by the Father's House Church of Oroville

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GET Outside and move!

The Lord's Gym Kids Mud Run is a FREE outdoor mud obstacle course for children aged 4-17. There are 3 different courses for 3 age groups, and each includes between 13 and 27 obstacles that encourage runners to jump, climb, crawl and run in the mud. 

Kids get to be kids at the Kids Mud Run, and they get to build confidence and perseverance as they overcome challenging obstacles and finish the race! 

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have fun
Grow in Confidence
Build Perseverance
overcome fear

Event overview

the kids Mud run course

The Kids Mud Run course varies in length and includes between 13 and 30 obstacles for different age groups. For more details or to view the course map, please click on the "Course Details" button below.

Bring The Whole Family

The Kids Mud Run is a family event. There is a spectator trail where parents can watch their kids and cheer them on. This year, we continue to have family games and activities—all free of charge!

Extra Fun Attractions

Besides the free Kids Mud Run and free family games, we have other fun attractions available for a small admission price: inflatables and a giant sledding slide. Food and concessions are available for purchase too.

get involved

Looking for another way to get involved in this great event? You can make a donation, be a business sponsor, or sign up as a volunteer!


AN EASY How-to:

Sign Up Online


Pre-Race Registration


When online registration opens, you can sign your child(ren) up online by choosing a heat time and completing the online sign-up form.

Complete the Pre-Race Registration process either on the Friday before the event at the Lord's Gym Oroville (2120 Bird St, Oroville, CA) OR one hour before your child's heat start time on Race Day at the Kids Mud Run.

 Conquer the Course!

Come down with your child(ren) ready to go! 

The Kids Mud Run location is 3556 Oro Bangor Hwy, Oroville, CA

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Family Heats

The Lord's Gym Kids Mud Run is a family-friendly event, which is why there are many opportunities to promote family-bonding experiences at the Mud Run. 


Do you want to get muddy and meet the challenge of the Mud Run alongside your child? Sign up for one of our "Eric Chrismen" Family Heats and run the course together! Our Family Heats are named after Eric Chrismen, a beloved friend and family member to our Mud Run team whom we lost recently. Find out more about Eric Chrismen here

Not a fan of getting muddy? Participate in a FREE family game with your child such as water balloon toss or donut eating contest. More information on family games will be available closer to the event. 

Click below for an overview of all the fun opportunities to create lasting family memories at the Kids Mud Run.


Special Needs Heat

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 Sponsored By

"Avie's Place" Special Needs Heat is dedicated to people with physical or developmental disabilities, and/or are medically fragile. 


This heat is named after Avie's Place Park and Playground, which will be a 2-acre ADA-certified park and playground in Oroville specifically designed for families of medically fragile children and our disabled community. To learn more about Avie's Place, please visit



"We moved to Oroville last year and this is the best family experience we’ve had so far! What an amazing free community event… Tons of wonderful volunteers, a massive obstacle course, activities, food, merchandise… From start to finish it was a spectacular experience."

"Amazing mud run! My kids and family loved every minute!" - Kayla

"We love finding fun, adventurous things for our kids to try, and it did not disappoint! Our daughter still talks about how much fun she had climbing over the tire walls and crawling through the muddy tunnels with me. It was great as a parent to see my daughter overcome challenges and grow in confidence. We're bringing the whole family again this year, we can't wait!" 

"Just want to say that it’s very rare to show up to an event and have my daughter cheered on and included just like all the other children in her heat. Her disability does not define her but rather makes her unique. Your event made her shine and I can’t say that about all the places we have been."

"So much fun! We will definitely be back next year!" - Kelsey

"Kids Mud Run was such an amazing and fun experience for our whole family. Our children had a blast and all the volunteers were so encouraging and uplifting to the kids. We look forward to attending next year :" - Laura

“It’s the coolest, funnest race! Better than any sport!” - 7 year old


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