Run Amuck

Run Amuck, the MCM's messiest mud and obstacle event, offers runners arduous obstacles and plenty of mud along a four-mile course on Saturday, June 23, 2018, starting at Butler Stadium. Run Amuck offers wild fun for rowdy runners (ages 8 and up), outrageous athletes and fun-loving families.


Run Amuck participants will attack the mud trench, lumber through a low crawl, best a water blast and submerge in a super sloppy mud pit, just three of 20+ challenges that await participants along the hideously hilly course tucked into the wooden terrain of Marine Corps Base Quantico.

The event will originate in Butler Stadium where participants will create a "game face" for event day with cammie face paint and temporary tattoos to ready for wilderness exercises -- perfect for a motivated selfie.

Expect many classic Run Amuck obstacles like the Quantico Fire Department, water blast, tunnels, a-frames, log jumps and massive mud pits while new challenges are always certain to be introduced.

Water Points

WP1: In Mile 1 before the Spider web
WP2: In Mile 2 after the Corpsman Crawl Mud Pit
WP3: Near Mile 2 after Monkey Bars
WP4: In Mile 2 before tire drills

Aid Stations

There will be two medical aid stations on event day. One at Butler Stadium and one on course that runners will pass twice.

  • AS On Course: In Mile 2 after Monkey Bars and Mile 3 before Tire Drills
  • AS S/F: Start/Finish at Butler Stadium

Runners may participate in the Run Amuck with hydration packs. All runner and spectator bags brought to the event site will be subject to search.


Run Amuck will begin at 7:15 a.m. with waves of participants starting every 20 minutes through 9:15 a.m. Runners are encouraged to sign up for a preferred and convenient start time. Those attempting to run as a group can always move to a later wave to join friends; however, runners may not join an earlier wave. Within each wave, Run Amuck will launch participants in a continuous manner.

Waves are designated by colors that correspond to the artwork on each bib. The colored background on Run Amuck bibs indicate the runner's wave.

Runner's can expect to start at anytime during the designated 20 minutes for each wave color.

Run Amuck, will begin after the Belleau Wood 8K start. Runners may participate in both events.


All participants will receive hospitality to include beverages and recovery snacks. Those ages 21 and over will have earned a cold brew courtesy of Michelob Ultra, to be enjoyed while visiting the Finish Festival booths and activities.


Parking is available in multiple locations near the start and finish line in the center of the Base. Signs direct participants to these lots from both exit 148 and 150 off I95. Runners may not park in the lot in the Crossroads Inn on Russell Road.

Lejeune Parking Lot - Follow Traffic Circle around (Road becomes Barnett Avenue. Turn left at stop light on Catlin Avenue.

MCCS Semper Fit Headquarters - Follow Traffic Circle around and turn left at stop light on Catlin Avenue.

Newlin Hall - Follow Traffic Circle around and turn left on Catlin Avenue at the stoplight. Entrance on the left.

Naval Health Clinic Quantico - Follow Traffic Circle around and turn left on Catlin Avenue at the stoplight. Entrance on the left.

Gravel Lot - Follow Traffic Circle around and turn left on Catlin Avenue at the stoplight. Entrance on the on the right off Anderson Avenue.


From I-95 South - take Exit 148. Turn left on Russell Road. Proceed 1 mile to gate. Continue 2.5 miles to parking and event area.

From I-95 North- take exit 148. Turn right onto Russell Road. Proceed 3/4 mile to gate. Continue 2.5 miles to parking and event area.

About CamelBak

Founded in 1989, CamelBak, Run Amuck’s presenting sponsor, invented the hands-free hydration category and is the global leader in personal hydration gear. CamelBak is achieving its mission to continually reinvent and forever change the way people hydrate and perform by offering a mix of award-winning products that include everything from technical hydration packs to reusable bottles.

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