The Race

About the Muddy Viking Race:

  • 4 mile off-road race on the 150 acres of Lake Chautauqua Lutheran Center with 14 obstacles along the way.
  • The race is part of the Eclipse Multisport series.
  • Racers go off in waves of 75 people every ten minutes; first wave at 9:30 am. (First wave will finish around 10 am, last wave as late as 1 pm)
  • Each runner receives a t-shirt, beer coupons, water, food and race packet coupons.
  • The race will be chip timed.
  • Muddy Viking is for ages 14 and up. Muddy Lil’ Viking for ages 5 to 13.
  • Lake Chautauqua Lutheran Center’s staff will host kid’s games, campfires, face painting and GaGa Pit games after the races are complete.
  • After the race, you’ll be able to enjoy food (including Bulldog BBQue’s turkey legs and healthy options as well) and beer from Southern Tier Brewery.
  • Due to pre-ordering many items for you, there are no refunds for the Viking.  Our insurance does not allow us to have someone else run in your place.
  • You will receive an email from Eclipse Multisport a few days before the race with more information about race day.
  • Check out the FAQ tab for answers to our most frequent questions



The course

About the Muddy Viking


Frequently Asked Questions

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