July 20, 2013
http://www.mudrunguide.com/event/eastern-pennsylvania-r3ops-2013/ Northeast Fairgrounds, Commerce Road & Freeport Rd, Pittston Township, PA, United States R3Ops [email protected] use-title true MM/DD/YYYY
The first “8am Extreme Rogue Wave” heat begins at… 8 a.m. This is the only timed heat available!! All “Rogue” participants will only have one hour to complete the course. The first wave begins at 9am after the 1 hour 8am Extreme Rogue Wave. Every 15 minutes a new wave starts. The last wave is at 5pm.
Commerce Road & Freeport Rd
Pittston Township, PA, United States - View Map
Organizer:R3Ops The R3 Ops, is a 3-mile mud run/obstacle course designed for manly men and lovely ladies who are wanting to challenge themselves and have an empowering experience while supporting a local cause. The course has the casual athlete in mind. Instead of a difficult, military-style course that other mud runs offer, the R3 Ops will present a challenging yet fun experience for people of all fitness levels. There will be 10-13 obstacles total.
There's MORE!!!! There will be an optional “Extreme Challenge Area” for those who want WAY more of a challenge! There will be 6 challenge obstacles including a 12 ft wall, pyramid bars, 20ft rope climb, and inverted wall climb and MORE!!
The mud run will be geared toward people who just want to have a good time running through the mud. People are encouraged to dress up in costumes and get as muddy as possible. In addition, this race can be used as a trainer for those who are interested in doing a more competitive mud run down the road. Check out the extreme challenge obstacles that includes the AMERICAN NINJA JUMPING BARS!!! First time ever to NEPA!
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Multiple options are availble, including extreme-challenge only area, race, race + extreme challenge, or competitive waves. Prices start from $65 and up.
What You Get:
- One AWESOME R3 Ops t-shirt
- Finish Line prize
- Entry into the R3 Ops After Party
- Other cool stuff
The R3 OPS, is a 3-mile mud run/obstacle course designed for manly men and lovely ladies who are wanting to get out, have a great time with friends, become motivated, get muddy, AND to challenge themselves. All of this while.. supporting local causes. The course has the casual athlete in mind but has added on challenges for the athletically inclined. Teams are encouraged!! Get your friends, co-workers, family members, mom and dad, or anyone together and plan for an event that you will have an amazing experience at!! The “R3” represents the Refined, Rugged, or Rogue. Refined is for all the lovely ladies. Rugged is for all the manly men. Rogue is for the crazy mudders. Ops is short for options, which is what this mud run has! The logo (two arrows crossed) is a Native American symbol representing friendship. What would life be without awesome friends? This 5k mud run/obstacle course will feature three miles of fun, mud, obstacles, and laughter. Parts of the course will require determination and, of course, a belly crawl or two! From hay bales, tires, tunnels, hill climbs, rope repels and pulls, to running through a creek and on the pipeline… you never know what you are going to run into! Also be prepared to test your balance! And can anybody say mud slide???????
The Extreme Challenge area is for the first 1,000 people who regsiter. There will be 6 EXTREME obstacles including the featured obstacle ‘The Jumping Bars from American Ninja Warrior’. Other obstacles include a 12ft climbing wall, pyramid, 20 ft rope climb, Tarzan, and The Inverted wall. Jathon Cox, mud run expert and builder is coming from Las Vegas to give people pointers for the run, extreme challenge area, and obstacles.
There will also be R3 Staff at every obstacle overseeing the participants and their safety.
Prizes for top male and top female will be awarded around 12 at the pavilion in the entertainment area.
Participants who register for the Extreme Challenge get a membership for the month of May free at NEPA Crossfit (a $105 value).
Can’t get down? Just GO AROUND! All participants will have the option of going around any obstacle that they do not want to participate in.
The organizers of the R3 OPS believe in giving back to our community. For our inaugural event, the spectator donation of $5 dollars with the parking fees will go to LOCAL charities in the NEPA region. We are encouraging all the participants and teams involved to help raise money for these charities. If you would like to recommend a local non-profit charity in need of some help, please contact us via the contact page.
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