More than 500 people are registered for the 5K, 14-obstacle race on April 16 at Thomas College  

WATERVILLE – More than 500 people are registered for the Thomas College Dirty Dog Mud Run on Saturday, April 16 at 9 a.m. The event will take place at Thomas College’s campus on 180 West River Road in Waterville.

This 14-obstacle race is being held for the first time since 2019 due to pandemic restrictions. The run is fun for the whole family, with a kids’ race, food trucks, beer tent, and a DJ. 

The Mud Run is proudly sponsored by Central Maine Motors; the Pup Run is sponsored by New Balance.  

Registration closed Friday, April 8. Day-of registration is available for those who do not register before. The cost of the run is $45. All proceeds support Thomas College’s student recreation.

Schedule of events: 

  • 8:45 a.m. – First heat of runners takes off! 
  • Every ten minutes, another heat leaves 
  • 9 a.m. – the largest heat takes off 
  • 12 p.m. – Kids’ race 
  • 1 p.m.  – Awards Ceremony

For more information, please contact MacKenzie Riley Young at or 207-859-1313 (office) or 207-649-4487 (cell).