Great American Hero 5k/10k Obstacle Run 2017
Attend September 10th, 2017. Check-in is at 6:30am.
Do you have ATTITUDE? BRING IT!
America unite, bring your teamwork and all you’ve got this September 10th. Run for your country, your hero, in remembrance of someone, or just to support all those hero’s that keep us safe both at home and abroad.
Opening ceremonies begin with a 21 gun salute, taps by the local VFW and the Star Spangled Banner. Following the race, Quilts of Honor will present 10 military veterans with handmade quilts by volunteers. Following the completion of the last 5 k wave our Military, Veterans, Police, Fire, Sheriff join in our Victory Mile Lap as we salute you for all your efforts to keep our country safe.
Competitors! Over 40 obstacles to challenge your fitness! Walls, Climbs, Weights, Crawls, Swim, Jump, Run, Slide and Carry your way through the course.
GAH is the first obstacle run with modified obstacles for ALL fitness levels. 5K & 10K courses with varying levels of obstacles at each site. The 5K & 10K start out traversing obstacles through the nature trails with varying terrain. The 10K takes it up a notch for an additional 5K of intermediate/advanced obstacles. 10K runners will cross the lake (safety rope across lake for less than strong swimmers), through the center island manuvering three advanced obstacles, back across the lake and out the gate to the levee for some of nature’s grueling challenges before finishing up with one more lap around the lake, over another series of obstacles and to the finish line.
Chip timing for official finish times.
Spectators are FREE and encouraged to come and root on their competitor. Bring a chair or blanket and COME for the RUN and stay for the FUN!
Event benefits Semper Fi Fund and Ride 2 Recovery. Additional donations may be made online during registration.
Each participant will receive a custom tech event shirt, swag, raffle prize ticket, a custom event finishers medal, and one FREE beer (over 21). After the race..Rockin to the sounds of DJ Chago, Beer Garden, Food, Vendors! Click here to see 2015 event photos! or Click here to see 2016 event photos!