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They said it would be messy They said it would be muddy They said it would be fun They said it would be worth it ..No lies were said yet... that morning, we all showed up. We're all winners in my book! We all had the chance to remind ourselves how it was when we were kids! mud, fun, running... awesome!
Raul Benitez Espin

Mid Valley Events
PO Box 1511
Weslaco, TX 78599

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WHAT IS THE HOG DASH?

Get Ready To Get Dirty! The Hog Dash is a fun and challenging 5k run filled with wall climbs, mud crawls, tire obstacles, tunnel crawls, hurdles, mud pits and many more surprises awaiting the competitors.  HOG DASH 3 promises to be the best mud run in the valley. Everything is bigger this year. Better obstacles, Awesome location, Ultra Spectator Friendly, an atmosphere of great people surrounding you all for the same cause of getting dirty, conquering obstacles and having the times of their lives.  MUSIC, MUD, FOOD, GAMES AND MORE! YOU CAN NOT MISS THIS ONE!

WHY IS IT SO DAMN AWESOME?

It's something out of the normal. This years Hog Dash is expected to reach record numbers in participants as well as spectators. Jumping in the mud with your friends and having a cold one after....hmmm YES!!!! Never ordinary. Music. Food. Beer. Games. The ORIGINAL. - RGV HOG DASH.

 

PACKET PICK UP INFORMATION:

We want all participants to attend packet pickup to get your numbers, shirts, goodie bag etc. Only out of VALLEY participant may pick up packet the Day of the event.

PACKET PICKUP: 

5/28/13 - Footworks Harlingen 10am - 7pm
5/30/13 - Matt's Cash and Carry Pharr 10am-7pm

  • Please bring photo ID to verify age to get Beverage Bracelet.

  • If plan on picking up packet for others, you must have a copy of their ID (picture is fine) and a signed release saying you will pick it up. NO Exceptions.

  • We ask all participants to be at event 1 hour before their wave begins.

Full event details will be provided in the packet. We have numerous Vendors and Booths at our expo. 

HOG PEN:

L&F Dist. Hog Pen! Bring your tents, chairs, girlfriends, pet rocks and gear. It's gonna get hot out there, lets cool it down a bit with a sea of tents! Enjoy the Green Mountain Energy Cool Zone after your run! Huge fans the blow cool mist at your muddy face!

Visit the many booths, XL Energy Drinks will be handing out free samples, Margo's Raspas booth will have all the good stuff for purchase, vendors will have food available (bbq pits not allowed sorry leave the cooking to the pros). *beverages will be provided to all participants.

Score some awesome gear from Puma/Joe Brand for having the best Tent! Footworks will work the kinks out after your run.  In MVE fasion, lots of free giveaways and contests. Most EPIC Costume, Worst costume, and more. Flash photography, noise makers, hog calls, cow bells are a plus. Not just a race, lets make this an experience. No quiet spectators allowed. This is just a sample of the vendors and displays that will be out there.

 

 

RULES FOR HD3 VERSION 2013

  • Run or walk through the course
  • Crawl when your supposed to crawl
  • Jump when there is something in the way
  • Climb if jumping does not work
  • Do not touch the barbed wire... it hurts!
  • Do not make fun of Greg
  • If you have to slide, don't wimp out just slide
  • Wear your old, used, no sentimental attachment clothing.
  • Try and Duct tape your shoes to your legs, mud has a way of stealing your converse right off your feet.
  • Dress up in a costume if you want, the crazier you look the.....well lets just say people will like you more.
  • If you ever feel like you can not get over an obstacle. YELL. Someone will help you. TEAMWORK 
  • This is not a race, get over an obstacle then make fun of your buddy that just fell flat on his face.
  • Leave your jewelry at home, the mud is known to take many trips to the pawn shop.
  • Do not try and dive into the mud head first. You don't want to be the guy known for being asleep in the mud but wasn't really... nobody likes that sad ending.
  • No pets, Exotic animals, Skiis, Snowboards, Skates, Skateboards, Pogo Sticks, Tap Shoes, Powered Vehicles on the course. Yes you can only use your two feet to get around... I know sooooo primitive.
  • Make sure to hydrate good. We will have water stops throughout the course.
  • High five'in after each obstacle is recommended but is to be used at your own risk.
  • Follow the path.
  • No one will be left behind.
  • If you get bitten or cut it is not our fault. Be careful.
  • Eat your vegetables.
  • Bring as many friends as you want
  • Bring your grandma to take pictures of you
  • Bring your neighbors wife....
  • These rules are just suggestions, one reading should consider everything is within safe measures if you are going to attempt anything we have stated.
  • Bring some extra cash just in case you want to buy something from one of our awesome vendors.
  • Be careful and always be friendly to your fellow hog dashers.
  • If we think of more rules at a later time refer back to here. Till then....HAVE FUN!
  • WE RECOMMEND WEARING GLOVES.

REGISTRATION:

Fees

Early Registration $40 til March 31
Late Registration $50 - 
Final Registration $60 -

GUARANTEED FREE SHIRT TO ALL PREREGISTERED! 

AGE LIMIT: 14 year+ accompanied by adult supervision, Some obstacles are high and dangerous, Extreme caution necessary.

FOR ONLINE REGISTRATION GO TO:

www.hogdash.com

 

Benefiting:

Stars Scholarship Fund is dedicated to providing successful futures for local students. Stars was established to offer students an equal opportunity for advancement in higher education. Scholarships provide deserving students the ability to achieve success at the college of their choice.

 

Weslaco Pride Foundation 

The Weslaco Pride Foundation was founded in 2007 by a group of local businessmen in order to provide need-based funding for educational scholarships and other charitable causes in our community.  Over the past 5 years, we have awarded over $28,000 to students from Weslaco and Weslaco East High School.

 

Sponsors:

              

IF YOU OR YOUR COMPANY ARE INTERESTED IN BEING REPRESENTED AT THE HD2 EXPO OR Would like to support your local MVE in sponsorship of an obstacle please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or message us through Facebook.

 INTRODUCING HOG DASH JR: 4-13 year olds... NOW IT YOUR CHANCE!!!

REGISTER AT https://mve.webconnex.com/hdjr

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