Muddy Trails Bash

Saturday, February 17, 2024

Muddy Trails Bash

FEBRUARY 17, 2024

Run through the George Mitchell Nature Preserve during the annual Muddy Trails Bash and celebrate with a post-race celebration featuring live zydeco music and the Muddy Bowl Crawfish Cook-Off! This USA Track and Field (USATF) sanctioned event is chip-timed, the course winds through the dirt trails of the beautiful nature preserve. The 5K race is open to runners of all abilities and recommended for participants ages 10 and older. 

Race registration is $40 per person and includes a finisher medal and participant packet. 

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Muddy Trails Bash Crawfish Cook-off

Group eating crawfish at the Muddy Trails Bash


Show off your crawfish boiling skills at the annual Muddy Bowl Crawfish Cook-Off. Teams of up to eight members are provided crawfish, ice, serving containers, a 10' x 10' tent, table, chairs, parking passes, and a Harris County Temporary Health Permit. Teams must bring their own cooking materials, spices, and fire extinguisher. Read more and enter the Muddy Bowl Crawfish Cook-Off.

Enjoy the post-race party which includes live zydeco music and children's activities. Concessions will also be available for purchase.


The following is a general outline of the schedule of events. All times are subject to change.

  • 1 to 2:45 PM | Race Day Packet Pickup at The Lodge at Rob Fleming Park
  • 3 PM | Muddy Trails 5 K Race Start 3
  • 4 PM | Awards Ceremony
  • 6 PM | Event Ends

Special Offers for Race Participants


Visit The Woodlands has teamed up with the businesses below to allow you to enjoy the best deals The Woodlands has to offer. To receive a discount, present your race bib when placing your order or at the point of sale at these participating establishments and receive the offer listed.

Each participating business can also be easily identified by a “Show Your Badge” window cling in the business's window.


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