Barksdale AFB will host the 4th annual Defenders of Liberty Mud Run on Saturday, April 2.

The four-mile mud, dirt and water course will require participants to traverse more than 15 military-style obstacles. The race is open to both military and civilian participants. Contestants will start in waves throughout the day, including two waves of runners starting after dark

Entry fees start at $55. Team participation is encouraged and team members may be eligible for a $5 discount.

Children ages 5-11 can take part in the Kids’ One Mile Mud Run. Children ages 12-15 can run the adult course, if accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Racers ages 16-17 may run the race alone, but must have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian.  Find out more or register at