Rescheduled to September 13, 2020

Get ready for the 8th annual

 Black Swamp Dash 

5K Obstacle/Mud Run

The Black Swamp Runner course is designed and built for the first timer and the Elite athlete. 

Just $49 until December 31st



Black Swamp Virtual Run

Register  for the Black Swamp Virtual Run and get those missing medals!

Pay $25 to run and get a medal of your choice.

You can choose left or right foot and either heal, arch, or toes to complete that foot.

If you need more than one medal $15 extra and get an additional medal.

Go out run, jog, or walk a 5k

2020 Black Swamp Dash


These waves are set aside for the more competitive athletes.

Timed waves are eligible for awards and qualifying for OCRWC (Obstacle Course Racing World Championships) 

Awards and qualifying are mandatory obstacle completion to be eligible.

Wave times are 9:00 am and 9:15 am. They are 100 participants waves . If these two waves fill up we will open a  9:30 and 9:45 wave to accommodate. If you do not register in time for the early waves and they close you will have to take a later wave. 

The timed waves are broken down into age groups

13-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, and 60+


Awards will be given to the top three (by chip time) in each age group for each gender

Awards will be at 1:00 pm and you must be present 

Qualifying for OCRWC (Obstacle Course Racing World Championship)

The top 7  runners (by chip time) in each age division and in each gender will qualify to go to OCRWC 

(There must be at least 14 in your age group or the 50% rule will apply)


These waves are for fun 

The untimed waves are for those just wanting to have fun!!

There is No mandatory obstacle completion so go out and run/walk at your own pace and try to do what you can. 

These waves are great for groups and team building.

Wave times are 10:00 am and 10:15 am. They are 100 participant waves and if they fill up we will open additional waves to accommodate. 


Cost / wave times

Additional Information

Black Swamp Dash


Race Cost:

Extreme early bird(now through December 31st.)  $49.00 

Early Bird Special (January 1st -August 13th) $59.00      

(August 14th- September 12th) $69.00 

Race Day walk ins welcome at  $79.00

There will be a multi- lap option available day of race for only $10.00 (Cash only)

Qualifying for (OCRWC) Championships and Age group awards 

*Mandatory obstacle completion* (you must finish with your band)

Timed Competitive waves only ( 9:00 am, 9:15 am)

Untimed waves (no awards) 10:00 am, 10:15 am

Full details on this run can be found in the Run Info tab on header



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If you have questions or concerns  please reach out to us.

Black Swamp Runner

7870 State Route 163 Oak Harbor, Ohio 43449 United States

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Ohio OCR Grand Slam

Additional Information

 Five Ohio obstacle race companies came together out of respect for each other to form the Ohio OCR Grand Slam.
Five different courses, 5 different experiences, 5 different race companies all with one goal! To give you the best obstacle course race experience. As race owners and directors we have a mutual love for OCR. We participate in each other's events and we even run beside each other on the same race team. We are 5 very unique and different races but we work together to bring you the BEST in OCR.

               Black Swamp Dash - September 13

 Indian Mud Run - June 27

        WarX Chaos Reigns July 18th


Mud Ninja  - July 23 



                    Nightmare Challenge  - August 8th