Runners of all ages can participate in the Muddy Trails 5K or Muddy Trails 10K, both USA Track and Field sanctioned. Courses wind through the beautiful George Mitchell Nature Preserve, located on 1,800 wooded acres adjacent to Rob Fleming Park in the Village of Creekside Park. The Little Muddy Kids Race is also planned which is a non-competitive event designed to promote fun and fitness, is for kids ages 5 to 12, and new this year, the Muddy 5K9 Canine Fun Run is for runners and their dogs!
In conjunction with the Muddy Trails races, enjoy the Muddy Bowl cook-off from 3 to 8 p.m. at Rob Fleming Park. Taste a sampling of the cook-off teams’ entries and vote for your favorite. Enjoy live zydeco music and take part in crafts, games and activities for the whole family. Admission for spectators and visitors is free.
Feed the whole family at the Muddy Bowl crawfish boil! Plates include crawfish, potatoes and corn. Tickets are only $5 per person. All Muddy Trails race participants receive one complimentary food ticket. Additional concessions will be available for purchase.
Register online at www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov, or in person through April 1, 2011, at The Woodlands Recreation Center, 5310 Research Forest Drive or Luke’s Locker, 9595 Six Pines Drive, Suite 1060. Race day registration will be held at Rob Fleming Park from 3 to 4:30 p.m.
For more information about the Muddy Trails Bash, please call The Woodlands Township Parks and Recreation Department at 281-210-3900.
Visit Michele Flory at www.MicheleFlory.com for more information on The Woodlands community.