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September 11, 2021

2021 Barber Beast on the Bay Adapted Course

Waldameer & Water World • 220 Peninsula Dr. EriePA  16505 Organized by Barber National Institute

About this event

Barber Beast on the Bay offers an Adapted Obstacle Course for individuals with physical or intellectual disabilities.

The one-mile course held at Waldameer Park is primarily on paved road and features 16 obstacles that involve pulling, pushing, carrying and navigating ramps. All obstacles are optional and can be completed by participants who are ambulatory or using a wheelchair, walker, etc. The fully accessible Adapted Course coincides with the 10-mile obstacle course, as the two courses meet up to cross the finish line all together!

Event details and schedule

2021 Barber Beast on the Bay 9/11/2021
Adapted Course

220 Peninsula Drive
Erie, PA 16505

  • The start line and finish line are located at Waldameer Park. After entering Waldameer’s parking lot off Peninsula Drive, follow signs for Adapted Course Parking toward Pavilion area.
  • All Adapted Course participants are welcome to have a course buddy to go through the course with them at no extra charge. Many volunteers will also be at all the obstacles to help.
  • The course has water stations to stay hydrated, as well as an optional water obstacle.
  • The 10-Mile Course participants will merge onto the Adapted Course for the grand finale and for all participants to FINISH TOGETHER!
  • Every participant will receive a shirt prior to the start and a medal upon completing the course.
  • All participants are invited to the “post-race party” where there will be a DJ as well as food and shop vendors in the Waldameer parking lot (near the finish line).

Please Note:
Participants must be 12 years of age by 9/11/2021 to register. Registration cost $25 per participant.

Participants must be registered by 8/1/2021 to be guaranteed a finisher shirt. If a participant registers after this date, we cannot guarantee a finisher shirt. Please choose your size carefully; shirt sizes cannot be exchanged once selected.

We cannot offer refunds under any circumstances; participants can transfer their registration until 8/25/21. If a registrant cannot participate or transfer their registration, their fee is considered a charitable donation to the Barber Foundation.


Waldameer & Water World

220 Peninsula Dr. EriePA  16505

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Adapted Course - 1 Mile - Individual



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