Early registration discount

Until May 8 : $64.00+GST
Until July 17 : $69.00+GST
Until August 8 : $74.00+GST
Until August 13 : $84.00+GST
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Register now * Online fees are additional.
  • Location

    Canyon Ski Resort

    Range Road 264A
    Red Deer, AB
    T4N 5E2

    Click here to see a map of the location

    Click here to see a map of the location

  • Obstacle course

    6 km  - 18+ obstacles - challenging yet fun for participants of all fitness levels
    Mud Hero’s course will get your adrenaline and blood pumping, while announcers, music and zany obstacles make this course like no other.

  • Event pricing

    Register early and save!

    Until August 9, 2016: $39.00 (+ HST)
    Until November 7, 2016: $49.00 (+ HST)
    Until March 6, 2017: $59.00 (+ HST)
    Until May 8, 2017: $64.00 (+ HST)
    Until July 17, 2017: $69.00 (+ HST)
    Until August 8, 2017: $74.00 (+ HST)
    Until August 13, 2017: $84.00 (+ HST)

    * Online fees are additional. Registration closes on 2017-08-11 23:59:00 MDT. Please note, entries are non-refundable. See our Contact Us page if you would like to edit or transfer your entry. Entries can’t be transferred or edited once registration is closed. Participants may not transfer wave times once a wave is closed. Participants must be 13 years or older to participate.

  • Free stuff

    Everything a Mud Hero needs:

    • A Mud Hero t-shirt and race bib.
    • Complimentary photos of yourself at Mud Hero.
    • Two water stations on course and one at the finish.
    • A complimentary beverage for participants.
    • Chip timing for accurate results broken down by age.
    • Mud Hero "finishers" medal.
    • Access to our Mud Bash including DJ and live bands.


  • Event times

    Saturday, August 12 (Limit 500 per wave):
    9:00 AM, 9:30 AM, 10:00 AM, 10:30 AM, 11:00 AM, 11:30 AM, 12:00 PM, 12:30 PM, 1:00 PM, 1:30 PM, 2:00 PM, 2:30 PM, 3:00 PM, 3:30 PM

    Sunday, August 13 (Limit 500 per wave):
    10:30 AM, 11:00 AM, 11:30 AM, 12:00 PM, 12:30 PM, 1:00 PM, 1:30 PM

  • Bag check

    Bag check is available on site with a suggested $5 or more donation to Special Olympics Canada. As the official charity partner of Mud Hero, we’d ask all participants to kindly participate in this suggested fundraising initiative. We will be accepting cash only, thank you!

  • Mud bash

    The spectacle of Mud Hero is like no other! With DJs, live bands, cash BBQ, sponsor give-aways, live demos and alcohol/non-alcohol drinks, enjoy the festivities as you cheer your fellow Mud Heroes on to the finish.

  • Spectators

    Mud Hero encourages spectators by providing easy, no-charge access and great vistas to view the course.

  • Groups

    If you know at least 10 friends who want to be Mud Heroes, prior to registering email [email protected] to receive a discount code for $5 off per Hero. This discount code will only last 2 weeks, so make sure your entire group registers within that time period. The discount can only be applied when you register; it cannot be applied after you register.

  • Lodging

    Our hotel partner, Holiday Inn has 3 locations in Red Deer to ensure everyone has a place to stay, click the following links, or call the respective hotel to book with preferred rates. If calling, tell them you’re coming for Mud Hero!

    Holiday Inn Express North (6433 Orr Dr, Red Deer, AB T4P 1A6) tel: 587-457-7829 Booking 

    Holiday Inn Express South (2803 50 Ave, Red Deer, AB T4R 1H1) tel: 403-343-2112

    Holiday Inn South (Gas Alley)(33 Petrolia Dr, Red Deer County, AB T4E 1B3) tel: 403-348-8485

  • Parking

    The cost will be $10 per vehicle. (Carpool to save the environment AND money!)

  • Volunteer

    Want to be part of the Mud Hero experience, but don't really want to take on the six kilometer course? Volunteering at our events puts you right in the middle of the action – and helps us put on the best events possible for our muddy participants!

    Sign up as a volunteer here!

Mud Hero Alberta

6KM, 18+Obstacles, 10,000 watt after-party – Thank you Alberta for making Mud Hero Alberta Canada’s largest obstacle event! Just 1 hour, 40 minutes north of Calgary, and 1 hour, 50 minutes south of Edmonton, Canyon Ski Resort features hills, mud, water and plenty of challenging terrain for an unsurpassed event experience. Don’t miss out on this awesome experience as waves and days sell out quickly!

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1 Hero Walls You can choose between two different wall heights to scale your way over. Something fun and challenging for participants of all fitness and ability levels!
2 Bobsled Run

Run down this bermed downhill run, but stay in control! 

3 Cargo Climb Climb and descend your way over this 14’ high obstacle like a ladder. If you’re afraid of heights don’t look down from the top! A fellow Mud Hero will always be there to help you over.
4 Inverted Walls These slanted walls will be sure to challenge you. Pick between two different heights to challenge your abilities, but remember to lend a hand to your fellow Mud Heroes that may need it.
5 Mud Slides An all-time favourite of our Mud Heroes! Slide down this exhilarating drop to the mud pit below, but hold onto your glasses and cameras as this monster has been know to collect them.
6 Broken Water Main Cool off at this popular oasis. Watch out you may get stuck in the MUD!
7 Frog Spa

Getting dirty is inevitable at this obstacle! Enjoy a mud facial at the end!   

8 Muddy Lagoons Once you finish trudging through these you’ll resemble the Creature from Commando swamps.
9 Backwards Bullfrog Pull yourself backwards up this slippery slope. You’ll get wet as you slide your way through.
10 Ropes N Slopes One of your favourite obstacles in 2016 is back in 2017! Climb up this fun incline using ropes and rappel yourself down the other side.
11 Swamp Run

Get muddy in this natural and freaky mud bog.

12 Hamburger Hill Steep natural uphill to get your blood flowing as you conquer the hill. Don’t worry you can cool down with a nice bath in the mud pits.
13 Mission Swing Probable This Platinum Rig offers 2 different lanes with hard and easy options, depending on your ability level. Mission Swing Probable is created to be doable for all ability levels and passable even in the mud!
14 King KONG

This 15-foot-high giant quickly became a favourite of our 2016 Mud Heroes! Climb up the slanted wall using the ropes provided, crawl across the cargo net at the top, descend down the other side, and you’ve conquered KONG.

15 Deep Woods Wind your way through the forest, over logs and natural obstacles.
16 Snakeline Crawl, walk or shimmy your way across the slacklines suspended above this water pit. Be careful, you could go in for a drink!
17 Fenced In Float your way through these trenches on your back and use the fence to pull yourself to the other side! But don’t worry, you won’t have to put your head under this mud.
18 World's Most Epic Mud Pit The Wolds Most Epic Mud Pit is two football fields long, including 6 Mud Pits, walls, cargo nets and logs to navigate around. Watch for some exciting new additions in 2017!

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