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Minneapolis Minnesota Goliath Challenge 5K 2014

May 31, 2014

Badlands Sno-Park

772 Kinney Road, Hudson, WI, United States


May 31, 2014

Add to Calendar 05/31/2014 09:00 AM 05/31/2014 11:00 AM Minneapolis Minnesota Goliath Challenge 5K 2014 Goliath Challenge
Badlands Sno-Park
Badlands Sno-Park, 772 Kinney Road, Hudson, WI, United States Goliath Challenge use-title true MM/DD/YYYY

Race Start Time:

5K Race - Racers will start in multiple waves of 80 participants every 1/2 hour throughout the day beginning at 8:00 am
2.5K Race - Racers will start in multiple waves of 50 participants starting at 12:20 pm


Badlands Sno-Park
772 Kinney Road
Hudson, WI, United States - View Map

Distance & Course Length:

2.5K, 5K


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Cost & Pricing:

Individual CostUntil
$50January 31st, 2014
$55March 31st, 2014
$60April 30th, 2014
$65May 25th, 2014
$70On-Site Registration

What You Get / What's Included:

  • Free T-Shirt
  • Goliath race bag


Course Description:

This is a great course for the first time or experienced racer. Steep hilly terrain to rolling hills and ravines. A great venue for racing and for spectators. A total of 20 obstacles both natural and man-made are part of the course.

Participants, ages 12 and up, will be challenged on this off road 5K race featuring aggressive terrain and “Goliath Sized” obstacles.
Kids, ages 8-13, take on a shorter version of the Goliath Challenge. The race is 2.5K in length including “Goliath Size” obstacles throughout the course.

Preliminary list of 20 + obstacles (subject to change):
Goliath Ascent - Steep hill ascent through wooded forest. Guaranteed to increase your heart rate!
Philistine Pursuit - Traverse through a maze of logs and poles as you climb out of a steep ravine.
Fishers of Men - Ten foot cargo net climb.
Dodging Javelins - Goliath is mad! Dodge through a maze of vertical log javelins confined by a wooded ravine.
Walls of Jericho - Vertical wall climb using ropes and climbing pegs.
Gulch to Gath - Chase down your team mates as you cross this ravine
Test of Faith - Army crawl under a wooden structure
David’s Domination - You have Goliath’s Sword…now run with it!
Goliath’s Grave - Cross a grave of old cars and farm machinery
Fallen Combatant - A surprise from Goliath!
Gate of Ekron - Another surprise from Goliath!
Snare of Temptation - Monster truck tire crossing.
Valley of Elah - A narrow ravine through dense woods with ropes, logs, tires….who knows what!
Goliath’s Forehead - Rope swing over a mud pit
Coat of Armor - Go underground and hide from Goliath as you crawl through trenches of mud.
Storms of Life - Slanted rope wall climb with giant water blaster
Road to Sharraim - Cross an existing pond and test your balance as you walk on water.
Battle Cry - Repel down a steep sand slope with ropes.
Giant Slayer - Take to the monkey bars and cross over this pit full of a Goliath goo surprise!
Sling Shot - Ride down a steep hill on Badlands Sno-Park snow tubes and get wet from a Goliath sized water blaster!

Aid Stations:

Aid and water stations are located in 2 locations throughout the race course.
The Goliath Challenge has a professional medical team on course at all times with a medical building located at the Start/Finish line area.


Goliath Challenge has an award ceremony with 5K racer divisions for men and women of: 12-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+.

2.5K has winners per race wave with one division ages 8 – 13.


Awesome prize for the LARGEST race team.


Spectators are FREE. Spectators are allowed to view much of the race! FREE hay rides throughout the race course. The Goliath Challenge is more than just a Race…it’s an AWESOME family friendly event.


Free! Parking is located right next to the registration area. Carpooling is recommended.

Post Party:

Plenty of Food, LIVE Music and activities during and after the race!


The Goliath Challenge …a RACE for a Global and Local cause….fighting world hunger. To date with your help, we have donated $41,000 to Feed My Starving Children. That’s 186,363 meals. The same as feeding 510 children a meal everyday for an entire year! 85 cents of every $1 in race registration fees for the Goliath Challenge goes to FMSC!

Challenge Goliath…Challenge Yourself…Challenge Hunger!


Team Registration is available and welcome for our race event. LARGEST race team gets an awesome award!!!!

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