This challenge is geared toward the general public, but we welcome members of Emergency Services to join in the fun as well.
The Rescue Challenge is a mud-crawling, tire leaping, watersliding 5k run/walk obstacle course like no other! Participants are challenged to conquer unique obstacles designed to train Fire Fighters, and emergency response professionals. You can challenge yourself to a personal best, have fun crawling in the mud with your family and friends or form a team to train together and get in shape for the summer.
are looking for an event that is challenging and fun and provides a family
friendly adventure, you won’t want to miss The Rescue Challenge.
Don’t like the idea of doing obstacles with the 5k? That’s ok, obstacles are optional.
Date: Saturday August 27 2016
Time: Starting at 9:30 am waves of racers will start every 20 minutes throughout the day.
Location: Caraway Conference Center and Camp
4756 Caraway Mountain Road
Sophia, NC 27350
Rules and Regulations
following rules and guidelines are intended to help create a fun and safe event
for all participants:
- Participants must have a signed waiver to participate. Please arrive at least 30 minutes before your scheduled wave departure to register and complete the waiver.
- Participants must abide by all instructions given from the race director, race staff, volunteers and medical personnel.
- Participants understand and acknowledge The Rescue Challenge is an extreme event and accept all risks associated with the event.
- Participants must be 14 years-old or older on race day in order to participate due to insurance liabilities.
- Participants must wear the provided bib number clearly shown on the front. No participant will be allowed to race without an official bib number.
- Several photographers are stationed along the course. Participants agree to allow the user of any pictures or video footage of the event for future promotional purposes.
- Baby joggers, baby strollers, in-line skates, bicycles, skateboards or any other type of recreational wheeled devices are strictly prohibited on the course.