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Posted on: February 16, 2023

Limited spots remain for Muddy Trails 5K on Saturday, February 18, 2023

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THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (February 16, 2023) – Limited time remains to register for the Muddy Trails 5K, a multi-faceted event featuring a chip-timed 5K race, the Muddy Bowl Crawfish Cook-Off and festive post-race party with live Zydeco music. The event takes places on Saturday, February 18, 2023, from 3 to 6 p.m. at Rob Fleming Park, 6055 Creekside Forest Dr., The Woodlands, TX 77389.

A few spots remain available; please register online at Registration will only be open through 5 p.m. on Friday, February 17, 2023, if space still permits. 

The Muddy Bowl Crawfish Cook-Off is free and open to the public. Teams will be awarded in the categories of Best Crawfish (awarded by judges), Best Cajun Dish (awarded by judges), Best Decorated Tent (awarded by judges) and People’s Choice (awarded by spectators). Attendees can vote onsite for People’s Choice at The Woodlands Township Information Tent.

The Woodlands Township also advises residents of a scheduled road closure in the Creekside Forest Drive area from 3 to 6 p.m. on race day.

Event Road Closure: 

  • Creekside Forest Drive from the Roundabout to Great Heron Drive – Closed from noon to 6 p.m.
  • Entrance to Aventura Place from Creekside Forest Drive – Limited from 2 to 4 p.m. due to the racecourse. 
  • Please use Creekside Green for accessing and moving within the Village of Creekside Park. 

Harris County Constables will be responsible for closing and re-opening streets, and they will do so in a manner ensuring runner and spectator safety. Please follow their instructions when approaching streets on the course. 

While the aforementioned areas will be closed, police will attempt to allow cars that need to get through, particularly from Aventura Place, if and only when there is a safe opportunity. Please allow yourself extra time, avoid delays and use an alternate route where possible, such as Creekside Green Drive. 

For more information about traffic on Muddy Trails race day, please call the traffic hotline at 281-210-2099 or e-mail Through race day, the number will be responded to 24 hours per day. Download the 2023 Course Map

The 2023 race is produced by The Woodlands Township Parks and Recreation Department and generously sponsored by Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center, The Strong Firm, Body20, Faust Distributing and H-E-B. 

For more information about the event, please visit

For more information about The Woodlands Township, please call 281- 210-3800 or visit

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