Overcoming Obstacles 5k Challenge Run

The 4th Annual 1,000 Strong 5K Obstacle Challenge Run will take place at Patriot’s Park at Saxet Lakes, May 23rd starting at 7:30am.

This is no ordinary 5K Run! There will be 7 surprise physical obstacle courses (that have been created, built and manned by our own local gym teams and trainers) every quarter mile for you to conquer! Are you and your friends up for the challenge?
The event has two categories: Run/Walk for our beginner participants or Obstacle Participant for you freaks who want to challenge yourself a little extra. Trophies will be given to the 1st, 2nd & 3rd place winners to first complete ALL the obstacles. Medals will be given to the following first 10 participants who complete ALL the obstacles and different medals to the first 10 Run/Walk participants. After the challenge stick around and enjoy our food truck vendors, shopping, and music, you earned it!

Event details and schedule:

  • Late Registration and Package pick-ups opens at 7:00am
  • Please show up 30 minutes early before the race
  • Yes you may sign up on the day of this event please come early
  • 8:00am starts the run/walk wave
  • 8:15am starts the Obstacle Challenge wave

All proceeds benefit Restoration House Ministries
“Overcoming Obstacles: Spirit. Mind. Body”

I participated in the 1000 Strong obstacles course on the 8th and would like to thank you for such a wonderful event. It was little hot but everyone was super nice and motivational. I truly wanted to quit about 3 times but the Marines kept pushing me to finish. These events have really helped me personally. I suffer from Fibromyalgia, chronic fatique, muscle disorder and a form of PTSD and these events have really helped me to better control my muscles and the symptoms. I’ve lost 54lbs since last October so I am very thankful for everyone who helped make the event possible. I was unsure how to contact the event coordinators to share this so I would greatly appreciate it if you could do that for me. If you have pictures I would be the lady in the blue tank, sunglasses, under armour camo hat and probably the one who looked like she was in extreme pain in each photo. Ha,ha. Seriously I am just now starting to move normal. My muscles were so sore but I loved every minute of it even tho my face didn’t show it! Thanks again!

Maura Tucker

If you have ever had to face or overcome an obstacle in your life, this is the challenge for you.

Event Map

“Overcoming Obstacles: Spirit. Mind. Body”

Sponsors & Vendors

If you would like to be a Sponsor or Vendor for the 5k Obstacle Challenge Run check out our info page!

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