Human Movement + Powdr = The Dirty Bird Mud Run

Dirty Bird HMM

A couple of weeks ago, Human Movement went public about it’s acquisition from Powdr and promised “epic and annual events”. Today, HMM announces The Dirty Bird Mud Run. This event is boasting a 6.5 mile downhill mud run which will descend from 11,000 to 8,000 feet above sea level. The race also will include 15 obstacles and the “world’s longest and highest slip n slide”.

Read the entire press release below.


Justine Spence

Snowbird Resort to Host DirtyBird Mud Run

Event Boasts the World’s Longest and Highest Slip-and-Slide at 11,000 Feet

LOUISVILLE, Colo., April. 10, 2015 – Human Movement Management (HMM) today announced Utah’s Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort will play host to the DirtyBird Mud Run on July 11, 2015. The DirtyBird Mud Run is a unique event featuring the World’s Longest and Highest Slip-and-Slide at 11,000 feet above sea level, over 15 obstacles through a fun and challenging downhill 6.5 mile mud run. Pre-registration for the DirtyBird Mud Run opens on April 10, 2015 to Snowbird passholders and public registration opens at 9:00 am MST on April 13, 2015. Registration is only available online here.

Snowbird’s rugged terrain sets the stage for the most exciting mud run for competitive to novice runners in the heart of the Wasatch Mountain Range. Participants will begin their race at the top of the Snowbird Aerial Tram where competitors will start with the World’s Longest slip-and-slide into Mineral Basin, landing in a giant mud pit. From there, participants will challenge themselves with never before seen obstacles towards the base of the mountain for a world-class finish festival.

The DirtyBird Mud Run will be the World’s Highest Obstacle Mud Run and is limited to the first 3,000 competitors who will get to experience the Dirty Bird Mud Run theme “It’s all downhill from here.” Following the mud run be sure not to miss the free Snowbird Cool Air Concert featuring the “Young Dubliners,” starting at 6:00 p.m. Jam out under the stars with this free concert located on the Snowbird Plaza Deck. Expanded parking lot shuttles will run on July 11th from the starting line at the Snowbird Deck Plaza to the finish line at Creekside.

Friends, family and spectators are invited to join all participating runners for this day and evening event. Lodging and spa deals can be found here.

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About Human Movement Management

Human Movement Management (HMM) is a leading active entertainment and event production company that produces world-class mass participatory running races, festivals, triathlons, obstacle races, and outdoor events. Headquartered in Louisville, Colorado HMM has been named on Inc. Magazine’s 500 fastest growing companies and Outside Magazine’s “Best Places to Work.” HMM is the latest addition to Powdr’s unique portfolio of businesses that include mountain resorts, action sports camps, content production and media. For more information, please visit or email 

About Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort

Located just six miles up Little Cottonwood Canyon, Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort is the most accessible mountain resort from Salt Lake City. Turn your DirtyBird Mud run into a fun weekend getaway at Snowbird. Take advantage of great summer lodging rates and get an early jump for race day by staying overnight with friends and family on Friday July 10th. Make a weekend out of it and relax at Snowbird after the race while enjoying great dining, summer activities and scenic tram rides. No matter where you stay at Snowbird you are just walking distance from summer attractions. For more event information, or to explore lodging options, please visit

Matt B. Davis

is the host of the Obstacle Racing Media Podcast and the author of "Down and Dirty-The Essential Training Guide for Obstacle Races and Mud Runs". He is also the only (known) #wafflehouseelite obstacle racer.
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