July 8, 2017

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

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The 6th annual BG Gauntlet Mud Run will take place on July 8, 2017 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.


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What's New For 2017?

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

A heavy-duty, custom-made finisher medal

Event Details

The BG Gauntlet Mud Run will be taking place (rain or shine) on July 8, 2017. 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, keep an eye on our website for coupon codes & discounts. For group registration, please note: There are no refunds and no transfers.

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
9:15am Special Needs Only
Note: In order to be receive your bib for timing, a first-time ever custom-made finisher medal, and an event t-shirt, you MUST register no later than June 26, 2017.


What will I receive for finishing?

  • A first-time ever custom-made finisher medal
  • A goodie bag - filled with a variety of items
  • A complimentary bottle of water and a snack (after your run)
  • The official 2017 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 15, 2017) 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.

Attention: Last year, the 2016 BG Gauntlet Mud Run was postponed one week due to flooding. If you contacted us last year stating that you were on vacation during the rescheduled date, we granted you access to the 2017 event. We have a list of these names, along with a coupon code for each individual to use during registration.

When registering, please complete the following steps:

  1. Email bggauntletmudrun@gmail.com to receive your individual code. You will recieve a coupon code, ONLY if you contacted us last year.
  2. Visit the normal registration link.
  3. Select your heat time.
  4. During check out, please insert your coupon code. You will only be required to pay $12 to cover the custom finisher medal and for the chip timing (both of these items were not part of the 2016 ticket).
  5. The last day to take advantage of claiming a 2016 pass is June 24, 2017. No exceptions will be made.

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

For 2017, the BG Gauntlet will again help support The Ethan Foundation. The mission of the Ethan Foundation is to raise awareness and promote a proactive, healthy lifestyle for our youth. It is the EF's wish to inspire both parents and children to lead healthy lives.

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