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Rocky Mount North Carolina Tackle the Tar 2016

May 14, 2016

Rocky Mount Sports Complex

600 Independence Drive, Rocky Mount, NC, United States


May 14, 2016

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Rocky Mount Sports Complex
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Race Start Time:

The first heat begins at 10am. The last heat will be at 1pm or longer if additional heats are needed. There will be a 30 minute break between each heat. Each heat will contain 50-75 people.


Rocky Mount Sports Complex
600 Independence Drive
Rocky Mount, NC, United States - View Map

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Cost & Pricing:

General CostUntil
$50December 31, 2015
$55February 29, 2016
$65May 13, 2016
$75Race Day Registration
Military Personnel can save 10% off the ticket purchase (CODE: USASAVE10). If you register using this military discount, you must produce a valid military ID when you pick up your race packet. Save 10% for block purchases of 10 or more (CODE: GROUP10).

What You Get / What's Included:

  • T-Shirt
  • Medal
  • Chip timing
  • Free beer
  • Swag bag


Course Description:

It is a 5K OBSTACLE COURSE RACE that courses through the Rocky Mount Sports complex and the E.B. Grain Company property. It comes complete with a MUD PIT and 10+ OBSTACLES to overcome. The course will range from asphalt, to grass, to mud, to climbing rocks, to running through the woods.

Aid Stations:

There will be paramedics at the site on standby. We will also have a first aid tent set up at the festival area.


Tackle the Tar is a 5k obstacle course race and family fun day. There will be live entertainment throughout the day, food trucks and beer/wine sales. The spectators are free!


$5 per vehicle. The parking lot is within walking distance to the course area.

Post Party:

There will be live entertainment and DJs throughout the entire day. We will have a food truck rodeo and beer/wine sales.


RUN FOR A GOOD CAUSE since proceeds from Tackle the Tar will be used to fund scholarships for youth in our area. Run with the idea that you’re sending kids to camp and other kids to college. TTT is hosted by the Rocky Mount Rotary Club.


Tackle the Tar welcomes teams. However, this is not a team event.

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