Take a break from your mundane city life and indulge in a gruelling mud run by the beautiful Dudhani Lake in Silvassa.
Two years of success has only upped the ante for Mud Rush, as this year’s version promises to be as exciting as ever. Set parallel to the tranquil Dudhani lake, read on to find out more about this years line-up, obstacle course and other ancillary activities!
1. The mammoth obstacle course
Well, for one thing it isn’t the easiest to conquer. The all-terrain, marathon style mud run will stretch across 5+kms circuit with 20+ challenging obstacles thrown in your way. These obstacles include 30-foot stacks of hay, water bodies, barrier walls, 100 feet stretches of tires, 45 degree hills, fire, ice, and, of course, a whole lot of Mud.
This gruelling course will be eased along with an energy drink at the start of the race and the promise of a icy cold beer coupled with a medal of achievement at the finish line.
2. The beastly Adventure Zone
We do not just call ourselves India’s Premiere Adventure Festival like that… We mean it. Adventure is the fundamental pillar of this festival so get ready for tons of thrilling activities such as wall climbing, rappelling zip lining, bungee, etc throughout the day at the Adventure Zone.
3. The homely and cozy campsite
Nights at The Mud Rush will be a relaxing and cozy affair at the festival’s exclusive camp-site. Expect a comfortable setting by the lake with camp-side barbecues, live food counters, a proverbial river of booze and of course all the chai and coffee you need.
4. The bangin’ Sundowner
The Mud Rush will be host to a post event Sun-Downer party with some of the best and brightest homegrown acts really pumping up the bass. Expect many a frosty beverage. *wink*
5. A rager of a line-up
The headliner acts for the sundowner party include :
…or the shining beacon of Indian techno?
As a Techno/ Deep House specialist; Ankytrixx’s popularity in the country knows no bounds. His work covers a vast spectrum of underground electronic sound, with artistes like John Digweed, Guy J, Richie Hawtin being among the artistes he’s lent his support to over the last decade. Be assured, no one else can throw down like Ankytrixx can.
Hailing from Pune,Nakul Ambilkar is a progressive house and techno artist who has been making waves recently, especially after his first progressive tune ‘We Evolve’ became a breakthrough single and was instantly signed by Markus Schulz for Buenos Aires’13 compilation cd on Armada music. He has also been getting quite a bit of airplay by big artistes like Gareth Emery, Above & Beyond and Moguai and his music has also been featured on Beatport’s Top 10 progressive house tracks.
iii) Nawed Khan
Another household name in progressive house in India, Nawed Khan has been on the block for quite sometime now. As resident with Submerge, India’s biggest artist management agency and dance music promoter, Nawed has constantly stayed ahead of the slow paced music scene in India by acquiring and playing brand new tunes and almost Impossible to obtain mixes of classics.
6. Last, but not least – your safety is paramount
Efforts will be made to provide ample safety and first aid to whomever needs it. There will be a team of 20+ doctors and nurses with three ambulances incase injured participants need hospital assistance. Each obstacle is manned with two to ten cadets based on the severity of the obstacle and every obstacle also has a first aid kit.
When: The Mud Rush shall be taking place on Saturday, August 8 2015.
Where: Dudhani Lake, Silvassa
So what are you waiting for? Get your tickets here!