Run the LegendRun the Legend


3 Mile Course

Our course is 3 miles, with at least a dozen mud and dry obstacles!

Legendary Buffalo Chip Campground

Amazing facility with showers, camping, concessions and a WELCOME SUMMER after party.

Legendary Buffalo Chip Campground

Run for fun as a team or individual. Race for cash as an individual or a 2 person co-ed team. Something for everyone!

    The Black Hills Mud Run has plenty of mud!
    The course is perfectly located at the Legendary Buffalo Chip Campground, taking advantage of it's many creeks and ponds..

    Over a dozen professionally built and natural obstacles await you.
    Absolutely FUN and CHALLENGING. If you have never run a mud run before, you will soon be a HUGE FAN.

    Black Hills Mud Run has a category for everyone!
    Bring your friends and run as a team. If you are feeling more competitive, run the RACE.. Individual and 2 person co-ed teams win CASH.

    We're bringing back summer with a BANG! Don't miss the after party at Bikini Beach.
    Open to the public, this fun filled party includes beer, food, music, tug-of-war & our BIG SWING contest.
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  • Camping is available both Friday, June 13 and Saturday, June 14.
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  • Over 12 obstacles! New challenges and some old favorites spread out over the course with both natural and man-made muddy madness!
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  • Our after party is open to the public, so bring your friends. Food, Music, Beer, Prizes & special events like Tug-of-War and Big Swing contest await you... Welcome Summer!
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  • The course sprawls out over 3 miles, through the ever-changing landscape of the Legendary Buffalo Chip Campground. The creeks and ponds make our course a natural fit for the venue.
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  • We support our community! Part of each entry is donated to Diabetes Inc. We also keep our construction local and we are locally owned and operated. We are here to stay.
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  • Something for everyone! You can run just for fun, by yourself or with your friends, or RACE in a competitive division.
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Something for Every Fitness Level

16 Aug 2013
Black Hills Mud Run, Combine trail running and challenging obstacles with food, music and tons of mud and you’ve got the recipe for one of the most exhilarating adventure weekends in the Black Hills. The Black Hills Mud Run takes over the Sturgis Buffalo Chip Campground on June 14, 2014. Whether you’re a cutthroat competitor, a weekend-warrior thrill-seeker, or just entering the fitness arena, mud runs are drawing thousands of competitors of all skill levels at similar events across the country. The Black Hills Mud Run is the area’s premiere entry into this fast-growing mishmash of sports, entertainment and public service. Read More

Black Hills Mud Run In the Spotlight

15 Aug 2013

Black Hills Mud Run In the Spotlight

  • BHMR Photos
  • In the Media

Rany Ericksen

Many thanks to Randy Ericksen for catching so much action in our first BH Mud Run. Visit His Photos Here.


Cat Carr Creative Arts

Thanks to Jen Carr for shooting BOTH mud runs! Visit Her Site Here.


Barbara Downen of Mist & Moonlight

Barbara always does amazing work... she provided many of the photos from our last mud run. Visit her amazing work here.

If you are ever in need of a photographer for any event, we are happy to recommend each of them. Please thank them for supporting Black Hills Mud Run.

f you are ever in need of a photographer for any event, we are happy to recommend each of them. Please thank them for supporting Black Hills Mud Run.


Rapid City Journal

See what the newspaper had to say! Visit RCJ Article.


Meade County Times

Check out the community coverage! Visit Article!


KOTA Territory News

"Black Hills Mud Run Attracts Nearly 1000." Visit Article!


  • Individual RACE >

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  • Individual Fun Run >

    Eligible for prize drawings, individuals can run for fun by themselves or with friends. Fun run times start at 10:30am Read More
  • Team Fun Run >

    Bring your team of 5 or more to run for fun! Teams can win prizes for enthusiasm, costumes & more! Read More
  • Co-Ed RACE >

    2 person Co-Ed teams race for CASH. Start time is at 10:15am. Read More
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