Hell Run is a mud crawling, obstacle conquering, beer drinking run to hell and back. Dominate mud pit after mud pit, insane obstacle after insane obstacle, and celebrate in all your glory with rocking music, cold beer, and mud covered bodies. Hell Run! Hell Yeah!

Event Dates & Locations

August 31, 2013
Chicago, IL
Registration fee & deadlines
$55 before June 28
$65 before July 26
$75 before August 20
$85 until August 25
Hawthorne Race Course
3501 S Laramie
Stickney/Cicero, IL 60804
SEPTEMBER 14, 2013
Registration fee & deadlines
$55 before July 12
$65 before August 9
$75 before September 3
$85 until September 8
Remlinger Farms
32610 NE 32nd Street
Carnation, WA 98014
October 5, 2013
Columbus, OH
Registration fee & deadlines
$55 before August 2
$65 before September 6
$75 before September 24
$85 until September 29
Legend Valley
7583 Kindle Road
Thornville, OH 43076
Coming Soon 2014
Austin, TX


All participants will receive the following swag with their entry.

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*Hell Run nickname must be submitted two weeks prior to the registration closing date in order to appear on your race bib. No exceptions.

Packet Pick-up

Packet pick-up will be available on race day at the race site.

A signed waiver and photo ID are required to pick up your race packet. No exceptions. If you are picking up for another participant, a copy of their photo ID and signed waiver are required. No exceptions.

Be sure to allow enough time to check in (e.g. parking, packet pick-up, gear check, etc.) before your start time. We recommend participants arrive at least one hour before their start time.

Post Race Party

Mud, sweat, and beer! After conquering Hell Run celebrate in all your glory with ice cold beer, rocking live music, and mud covered bodies!

Participants 21 years of age and older will receive one free beer with their entry. Additional beer will be available for purchase.

Course Length

3.15 miles. 12 kick-ass obstacles.

Age Group Divisions

Each wave will consist of participants from every age group. You may register for any wave regardless of your age.

Participants must be 14 years of age (on race day) to participate. No exceptions.


Hell Run is a self-timed event. With challenging obstacles and massive mounds of mud, team work is needed and highly encouraged.

Wave Start

Waves of 500 runners will start every 30 minutes. Participants are responsible for knowing their wave time and check-in instructions.

Chicago, IL
  • 10:00am
  • 10:30am
  • 11:00am
  • 11:30am
  • 12:00pm
Seattle, WA
  • 10:00am
  • 10:30am
  • 11:00am
  • 11:30am
  • 12:00pm
Columbus, OH
  • 10:00am
  • 10:30am
  • 11:00am
  • 11:30am
  • 12:00pm


Are you participating with a large group of friends or co-workers? If so, each team will receive one (1) free entry for every ten (10) participants that register. More importantly, what is your team name?

Military Discount

A 15% special discount will be given to all members of the US Military, Sheriff Department, Police Department, Fire Department, Teachers, First Responders, Active Duty Dependents, and Veterans. Please email info@hellrun.com to receive your discount code.

Thank you for all that you do.

Spectator Tickets

Spectator tickets will be available at the race site for $10.00 per spectator. Children 12 and under are free.


Parking will be available at the race site for $10.00 per vehicle. Please note, only cash is accepted. Carpooling is highly encouraged.


Thank you for your interest in volunteering for Hell Run. Volunteers are needed to assist with every aspect of the race, including:

  • Race Packet Preparation
  • Course Marshal
  • Starting Line and Finish Line Support
  • Aid Station Support
  • Gear Check
  • Course Set Up and Tear Down
  • Race Packet Pick-Up
  • Water Station Support
  • Clean Up

For more information, please contact info@hellrun.com.

Group/Organization Volunteer Opportunities

Hell Run welcomes the opportunity to work with local groups and organizations within the community. In exchange for your assistance, we will make a monetary donation to your or organization.

For more information, please contact us at info@hellrun.com.

Gear Check

Gear check will be available at the race site.


Each participant is required to sign a participant waiver. Print out, sign, and bring the following waiver with you on race day.

Download waiver here

Weather Policy

Hell Run will take place rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather, we reserve the right to delay, postpone or cancel the event. All registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable.

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