July 7, 2018

A premiere adventure challenge containing 5k of tough terrain and challenging obstacles.

Results (2018)

The 7th annual BG Gauntlet Mud Run will take place on July 7, 2018 at Phil Moore Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Ages 13 through adult can experience a premiere adventure challenge. The course is designed to test your strength, stamina and your mental capacity.


What's New For 2018?

An official time: All runners this year will wear a bib and chip provided by our partner (To The Finish, LLC).

Event Details

The BG Gauntlet Mud Run will be taking place (rain or shine) on July 7, 2018. The event will be held at Phil Moore Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky. We recommend using the following address for your GPS device: 7101 Scottsville Rd, Alvaton, KY

Registration Fees

Registration will be $59 for each person. However, we are also offering a discounted group rate for $199 (must have 4 participants).

Heat Times

Participants can register for the following heat times:

7:30am Competitive Only
8:00am For Anyone
8:30am For Anyone
9:00am For Anyone
9:30am For Anyone
Note: In order to be receive your bib for timing and an event t-shirt, you MUST register no later than June 25, 2018.


What will I receive for finishing?

  • A custom-made finisher medal (this item will not be provided for 2018)
  • A goodie bag - filled with a variety of items
  • A complimentary bottle of water and a snack (after your run)
  • The official 2018 BG Gauntlet T-Shirt
  • A great experience and the pride of surviving the BG Gauntlet!

Will food or water be provided at the event?

There will be water stations along your journey. In addition, you will receive a complimentary bottle of water and a snack. Also, there will food & drink vendors onsite in case you work up an appetite. Coolers are welcome.

Will refunds be given?

Sorry, but no refunds will be given under any circumstances. The event will take place rain or shine. A little rain never hurt anyone!

However, in the event of severe weather (thunder, lightning, tornado, etc.), we have reserved the following Saturday (July 14, 2018) as a back-up plan.

Where do I pick up my Gauntlet Gear?

Upon your arrival, make sure and head over to the registration table. There you will be able to pick up your Gauntlet Gear (prior to your heat), which includes your Gauntlet T-Shirt and many other goodies.

What do I need to bring with me?

In addition, we also highly recommend bringing good quality footwear! Just remember that you will be getting muddy. Also, extra spending money for food, drinks, games, and photographs is recommended.

What time do I need to arrive?

Registration opens at 7:00am. However, please make sure to arrive at least 30 minutes before your heat is scheduled to begin.

Rules & Guidelines

Participants must abide by all instructions given from the event director, event staff, volunteers and medical, & police personnel.

Participants understand and acknowledge The BG Gauntlet is an extreme event and accept all risks associated with the event.

Participants must be physically able to complete the course and all obstacles.

The BG Gauntlet and its entirety recommends participants be 12 years of age or older. Anyone looking younger than 12 must have a parent or guardian present, in order to run the Gauntlet.

A participant will NOT be allowed to participate without an official number.

Several photographers are stationed along the course. Participants agree to allow the event host (CFOS and WKU Staff) to use any pictures or video footage of the event for future promotional purposes. BG Gauntlet is now an official trademark. A photography team will be developed in the coming months. The production, sale, or distribution of any type of footage (printed or non-printed) of The BG Gauntlet is strictly prohibited unless he/she has been authorized in writing by the event coordinator.

Urinating or defecating on or anywhere near the course is strictly prohibited.


Past recipients of the BG Gauntlet are as follows:

2012 The Family Enrichment Center
2013 The Center for Courageous Kids
2014 The Ethan Foundation
2015 The Synergy Center (Warren County Public Schools)
2016 The Ethan Foundation
2017 The Ethan Foundation

For 2018, proceeds from the BG Gauntlet will help support The Center for Courageous Kids. The Center for Courageous Kids, one of only a select group of world-class year-round medical camps of this caliber nationwide, welcomes children with life threatening conditions from all across the country for a week or weekend of medically supervised fun, friendship, respite and silliness – all free of charge.

100% of all donations goes directly to help campers and families attend CCK.

Come on out and support our community. Get registered, buy a burger, and watch our participants!