BENSON POLAR BEAR OBSTACLE CHALLENGE
Start: Saturday, January 26, 2013 @ 7:00 AM (EST)
BENSON , VT 05743
Registration Closing Date
Friday, January 25, 2013 @ 11:59 PM (EST)
Complete as many laps as you can between 7am - 3pm (8 hrs) on a 5 mile obstacle course with nearly 40 military type challenges, trail running, hills, mud, ice, and/or snow. If snow, trails will be groomed and you can use snow shoes or trail running shoes/boots. Two water stations on course, dress for the weather (i.e., thermal layers/long pants, hats, gloves, goggles, hand/feet warmers, jackets, waterproof shoes). 10 hour food & beverage (non-alcoholic) buffet included in your fee.
SCHEDULE: * Race starts at 7am and runs for 8 hours. Complete as many laps as you can on 5 mile obstacle trail running course. Take breaks "between laps" in our enclosed heated pavilion with ALL DAY food buffet & beverages included in your race fee. DIVISIONS & PRIZES: * ALL PARTICIPANTS RECEIVE MEDAL, SHIRT & ACCESS TO ALL DAY FOOD/BEVERAGE BUFFET plus... * INDIVIDUAL MEN'S & WOMEN'S DIVISIONS TOP 3 PLACES EARN SPECIAL PRIZE BASKETS full of goodies from our local sponsors * MASTERS DIVISION is for any male/female age 55+ and earns a prize basket for 1st place. * TEAM DIVISION (min. 2 persons) for any male/female combination of team members. Team with the most laps completed among all members is the winner of FREE entries to a future Shale Hill Adventure Farm event awarded to each team member! **MILITARY DISCOUNT OF $5.00 HONORED WITH VALID MILITARY ID shown at registration on the day of the event** DIFFICULTY: * This race is NOT for beginners or the average person. You must be physically fit to participate in this race that will be very challenging with nearly 40 military type obstacles, hills, shale, ice, possible snow, mud, trail running, uneven ground, walls, hay bales, monkey bars, berlin walls, rope climbs, barbed wire crawls, etc. PARKING & SPECTATORS: * FREE TO PARK AND FREE TO SPECTATE (AS ALWAYS). FOOD BUFFET & 10 HR. PARTY!!! (Breakfast 6am - 10am, Lunch/Dinner 10am - 5pm) * Food & non-alcoholic beverages included in participant race fee * Spectators can join 10 hr. Party/Buffet for an additional $25.00 to pre-register or $30.00 at the door. Children 12 & under are $13.00 pre-register or $15.00 at the door. PRE-REGISTRATION FOR BUFFET PARTY IS ENCOURAGED! CHECK OUT www.ShaleHillAdventure.com for complete listing and details!