July 11, 2020

A premier adventure challenge with 5K of tough terrain and challenging obstacles.

Due to the ongoing threat of COVID-19, the BG Gauntlet will no longer take place in 2020. While we are disappointed to share this news, the health and safety of our runners, staff, volunteers and community are our biggest priority. The Gauntlet will return stronger than ever in 2021. All registrations will automatically be refunded at point of purchase and purchasers will receive an email with details on timing and processing. Stay safe.

The 8th-annual BG Gauntlet Mud Run will take place on July 11, 2020, at Phil Moore Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Ages 13 and up will experience a premier adventure challenge. The course is designed to test your strength, stamina and your mental capacity.


Event Details

The BG Gauntlet Mud Run will take place - rain or shine - on Saturday, July 11, 2020. The event will be held at Phil Moore Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky. We recommend using the following address for your GPS device: 7101 Scottsville Road, Alvaton, KY.

Registration Fees

Registration is $65 for each person. However, we offer a $10 discount per registrant (just $55 apiece) for groups of four or more.

Heat Times

Participants can register for the following heat times:

7:30am Competitive Only
8:00am For Anyone
8:30am For Anyone
9:00am For Anyone
9:30am For Anyone
Note: In order to be guaranteed a bib for timing and an event T-shirt, you MUST register no later than July 1, 2019.


What will I receive for finishing?

  • A goody bag - filled with a variety of items
  • A complimentary bottle of water and a snack (after your run)
  • The official 2020 BG Gauntlet T-Shirt
  • A great experience and the pride of surviving the BG Gauntlet!

Will food or water be provided at the event?

There will be water stations along your journey. In addition, you will receive a complimentary bottle of water and a snack upon completion. Also, there will be food and drink vendors on site in case you work up an appetite. Coolers are welcome.

Will refunds be given?

Sorry, but no refunds will be given under any circumstances. The event will take place rain or shine. A little rain never hurt anyone!

However, in the event of severe weather (thunder, lightning, tornado, etc.), we have reserved the following Saturday (July 18, 2020) as a back-up plan.

Where do I pick up my Gauntlet Gear?

Upon your arrival, make sure and head over to the registration table. There, you will be able to pick up your Gauntlet gear (prior to your heat), which includes your Gauntlet T-shirt and many other goodies.

What do I need to bring with me?

We highly recommend bringing quality footwear! Just remember that you will be getting muddy. Also, extra spending money for food and drinks is recommended.

What time do I need to arrive?

Registration opens at 7:00 a.m. However, please make sure to arrive at least 30 minutes before your heat is scheduled to begin.

Rules & Guidelines

Participants must abide by all instructions given from the event director, event staff, volunteers and medical and police personnel.

Participants understand and acknowledge The BG Gauntlet is an extreme event and accept all risks associated with the event.

Participants must be physically able to complete the course and all obstacles.

The BG Gauntlet in its entirety recommends participants be 13 years of age or older. Anyone 13-and-under must have a parent or guardian present in order to run the Gauntlet.

A participant will NOT be allowed to participate without an official number.

Several photographers are stationed along the course. Participants agree to allow the event host to use any pictures or video footage of the event for future promotional purposes. The BG Gauntlet is now an official trademark. The production, sale or distribution of any type of footage (printed or non-printed) of The BG Gauntlet is strictly prohibited unless he/she has been authorized in writing by the event coordinator.

Urinating or defecating on or anywhere near the course is strictly prohibited.