Fri May 26, 2023 Shreveport, LA 71105 US Directions



6:45PM CDT - 9:00PM CDT
Open to ages 19 - 99.

5k Kids Run

6:45PM CDT - 9:00PM CDT
Open to ages 1 - 18.

5k Wheelchair

6:40PM CDT - 9:00PM CDT


820 Clyde Fant Parkway
Shreveport, LA US 71105


Friday May 26th, 2023  -  6:45 p.m.


Brought to you by:  the friendly folks at Sportspectrum & Sportspectrum Race Management



Special Thanks to the individuals, businesses, and organizations for their resources:  

Foster Orthodontics, D1, Otto Grozinger.



Date & Starting Time:  Friday evening, May 26, 2023; Race starts at 6:45pm.

Wheelchairs will start at 6:40 p.m.


Course Description:  Race starts and finishes across Sci-Port Discovery Center, 820 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport


Registration Fees:

through May 12th - $24.00

May 13th - May 25th - $29.00

Race Day - $40.00


***If you do not want a race shirt you can save $5.00 on your registration by choosing the NO SHIRT option and it will take $5.00 off your entry at checkout.


Packet Pick-up:  You can pick up your packet at Sportspectrum 6970 Fern Ave., Shreveport, LA 71105

Wednesday, May 24 from 10:00 a.m.—6:00 p.m.

Thursday, May 25 10:00 a.m.—6:00 p.m.

Friday, May 26 10:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m.

and at the race site (across from Sci-Port) from 5:15 p.m.-6:30 p.m.


If you do not pick up your packet or have someone else pick up your packet by race time, we will give your race shirt to one of our volunteers.  No Refunds, No Packets Mailed.


Race Packet:  Every pre-registered participant will receive an official 39th Anniversary 2023

Mudbug Madness race T-shirt.  Shirts will be limited, so please register early.


Your timing chip will be on the back of your do not lose or forget your bib number. $5.00 replacement fee for lost or forgotten bib numbers.


Post Party:  Join us after the race at the Mudbug festival site to enjoy exciting live entertainment, food, drinks and free entry into the festival with official race bib number. 


Awards Ceremony: The awards ceremony will take place at the race site hopefully around 7:45 p.m. so please stick around if you think you won an award.


Awards:  Overall winner & runner up male & female will receive a $150 & $100 Sportspectrum Gift Cards (respectively)

**1st Place awards will be given to both male and female in each age group. 2nd Place awards will be determined by the number of participants in that age group. (there needs to be at least 3 in each age group to give 1st & 2nd place awards)


Age Groups: 5K Male & Female: 19-24,25-29,30-34,35-39,40-44,45-49,50-54,55-59,60-64,65-69,70+.   
5K Kids Male & Female: 8 & under, 9-11,12-15,16-18


1st Overall Male & Female in the wheelchair division


Beat the course record and bring home $100!!

Male course record - 15:16 set by Gary Grilliot in 1996

Female course record - 17:47 set by Stefanie Slekis in 2018


Special Note: No bikes, skate devices, or dogs on the course. Baby joggers can be used but must start in the back.




Video of 2016 Mudbug Madness 5k

Check out this video of the Mudbug Madness 5k!

Video was shot by Sky Pixel LA

Race Contact Info

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Course Map

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Printable entry form

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