May 14, 2016
Mines & Meadows Resort
http://www.mudrunguide.com/event/pittsburgh-pennsylvania-green-beret-challenge-2016/ Mines & Meadows Resort, 1307 Old Route 18, Wampum, PA, United States Green Beret Challenge [email protected] use-title true MM/DD/YYYY
Waves 1 & 2 will be the timed competitive heats. Individual timing bibs will be provided during the registration/check-in process.
All other waves are non-competitive; finishers only. Ensure you register for the appropriate heat.
Venue:Mines & Meadows Resort
1307 Old Route 18
Wampum, PA, United States - View Map
Organizer:Green Beret Challenge We are introducing our endurance challenge to dozens of cities all over the nation while building relationships around the military and civilian communities. Our challenges provide a fun and safe atmosphere of competition that promotes fellowship and personal growth. Founded in 2012, by former Special Forces Operators, the GBC is an array of personal challenges to overcome by exhibiting strength, determination, physical endurance, problem solving and decision making. Challenge your mind, body and spirit along 8 demanding miles. Each course is uniquely developed and specifically built to incorporate some of the most challenging terrain each location has to offer The GBC consists of numerous events that will require the participant to push, pull, carry, climb or crawl their way to the finish line. Military style equipment, water, sand bags, telephone poles and various other obstacles combined with a creative race director are some of the highlights this 8 mile gauntlet offers up for its participants. The pain will be legendary, but the sense of accomplishment will last forever. As an individual and team, the greatest obstacle you will ever face is to accept the challenge! Forge on one step at a time, make it to the finish line and walk away with a symbol of excellence; a badge of courage, a mark of distinction!
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Use discount code MRG5 for $5 off your registration
Registration:Visit Event Website
This race has been cancelled
|Competitive Cost||Open Cost||Until|
|$75||$65||November 9th, 2015|
|$90||$80||January 14th, 2016|
|$100||$90||March 7th, 2016|
|$110||$100||April 18th, 2016|
|$120||$110||May 9th, 2016 (Registration Closes)|
|Military Discount available: HEROES (20% discount).|
What You Get:
- Custom Medal
- Event T-Shirt
- Chip timing (competitive heats)
- Access to post event party
The Green Beret Challenge is NOT an OCR, rather, a demanding endurance challenge comprised of military style equipment combined with unique ""events"" that will test your mind, body and spirit. Along 8 grueling miles, you will be required to push, pull, carry, climb, or crawl your way to the finish line. Logs, tires, litters, sleds, telephone poles and definitely water, combined with the intense terrain each venue has to offer, are some of the highlights this 8 mile gauntlet delivers to its participants. We promise the pain WILL be legendary, but the sense of accomplishment will last forever.
New for 2016 - Slightly different from our team challenge, the GBC Individual Challenge will require you to endure a series of personal engagements along the 8 grueling miles of hell. However, much like the team challenge, litters, sandbags, tires, water and more sandbags will certainly test your mind, body and spirit and take you beyond your perceived limitations. You will want to quit! We promise these will be the most demanding 8 miles of your life!
The GBC will have a stationary aid station as well as medics roving the course. Numerous water stations and ORAL IV will be available on course as well as at the finish line. Also, our protein/endurance smoothie bar will be at the finish line to replenish your supplement depleted bodies.
Individual awards will be presented to the Fastest Male/Female (overall) and in the following age groups: 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50+.
Team awards will be presented to the Fastest Male, Co-ed and Female Teams. All GBC finishers will receive a medal, t-shirt and some new friends for life. The immeasurable award is knowing that you have just completed one of the most difficult races in America.
GBC does NOT charge for spectators. All spectators are welcome to follow their favorite team along the course, take pictures and encourage them during their more challenging times throughout the event.
Parking for this specific event is $5.00 per car. Parking is proximate to the start/finish area, so no shuttles will be required.
Off site location for the post party TBD
Not quite ready for the competitive heats? No worries, the open heats will allow you and your team with options to either carry the competitive standard weight or the scaled version of that event. Come out and enjoy the course without worrying about finishing the GBC. You CAN do it. Please ensure you register for the appropriate heat.
As former Special Operations soldiers, we certainly support various charities for our wounded warriors.
Minimum age to participate is: 16 (with parental consent)
There will not be an actual swimming event for this challenge. This is not to say that participants will not be exposed to water. Given the time of year and outside temperatures, we will make the determination on what that actual exposure will be. Safety is paramount to the GBC and its participants.
This is not a mud run, therefore there will not be any shower stations provided. Due to the close proximity of parking, there will not by any bag check for this event.
The team version is a 4 person team format developed to challenge your mind, body and spirit. Along 8 grueling miles, you will be required to push, pull, carry, climb, or crawl your way to the finish line. Logs, tires, litters, sleds, telephone poles and definitely water, combined with the western Pennsylvania mountains and limestone mines, are some of the highlights this 8 mile gauntlet delivers to its participants.
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