Push Your Limits at the Annual Mud on the Mountain in Pennsylvania

Are you looking for an adrenaline rush? Grab a pair of sneakers, some courage, and get ready for the rigorous Mud on the Mountain. This annual event is set for May 13, 2017, in Seven Springs, PA. This 7.7-mile obstacle mud run is sure to challenge your athleticism, will, and determination as you venture through the scenic Laurel Highlands.   

If you are searching for incredible outdoor fun, click through our Things to Do Page! It’s filled with annual events like Mud on the Mountain as well as delectable restaurants to enjoy near Seven Springs.

Everything You Need to Prepare for Mud on the Mountain

Push your limits and test your skills on the tough terrain of Seven Springs. You’ll traverse ponds, trek through boulder fields, climb over high obstacles, and claw your way under logs and wires before you reach the finish line. Check out these important facts before purchasing your tickets.

Rules and Restrictions

On your mark, get set, go! Mud on the Mountain is a competitive contest where you challenge yourself and unlock your potential with every stride. However, there are some things to keep in mind before you participate. Register for this event by early May, and pick your desired starting heat or time slot. Each heat consists of 300 contestants and leaves every 15 minutes after 8 a.m.


Mud on the Mountain does not award cash prizes for first, second, or third place. However, this obstacle course event gives each contestant the opportunity to brag and build camaraderie with fellow runners and friends. As you cross the finish line, a moisture wicking t-shirt and a medal will be waiting for you. You’re sure to have an overwhelming sense of accomplishment for completing the Mud on the Mountain, and that’s rewarding enough!  

Recovery Party

After you have pushed your limits, you’ll definitely want to celebrate. What better way to do that than a party? Cool down as you walk to The Recovery Party at Foggy Goggle! This mountainside restaurant is the perfect place to come together, share stories, compare finishing times, and enjoy ice-cold beverages. There will be a special “Mud on the Mountain” menu available so you can replenish your energy after the grueling race. All the post-competition activities will be set to live music.

Wonderful Massages

When the race concludes, plan a trip to Trillium Spa for the perfect way to treat yourself. After completing the challenging run, you will have earned an invigorating facial or delightful massage. Your aching muscles will get the attention that they need from one of their expert massage therapists.

Oak Lodge Is the Best Place to Stay!

When Mud on the Mountain ends, we look forward to seeing you at Oak Lodge. We want to hear about your triumph when you check into your room. You’ll discover our perfect paradise includes 800 lush acres, luxurious accommodations, and a scrumptious on-site restaurant. Our stunning rooms and suites will book quickly, so why wait?

Plan your summer trip to the Laurel Highlands today!

Photo credit: Richard_Burley