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9/6/14 - BENSON BEAR OBSTACLE CHALLENGE #4

Saturday, September 6, 2014 - 9:00 AM EDT

517 Lake Road, Benson, VT  Map   Website

Event Details

**  Entries for this event CLOSE on Saturday, August 30th at midnight **

>> RACE DAY ENTRIES ACCEPTED - SEE PRICING BELOW <<

THE OBSTACLE COURSE - 5k & 10k Options

5K Option (Beginners/Intermediate/Fun Run):  3.1 CHALLENGING MILES of x-country and wooded terrain with 30+ obstacles and challenges on the famous "BENSON BEAR" obstacle challenge course in Benson, Vermont.  This is an obstacle heavy course inspired, designed and built by Rob Butler.  See pictures at www.ShaleHillAdventure.com

10K Option (Elite/Pros must select this option):  6.2 CHALLENGING MILES of x-country and wooded terrain with 50+ obstacles and challenges on the famous "BENSON BEAR" obstacle challenge course in Benson, Vermont.  This is an obstacle heavy course inspired, designed and built by Rob Butler.  See pictures at www.ShaleHillAdventure.com

PRIZES

Top 3 finishers in all catagories will receive PRIZE BASKETS:  

10K - ELITE MEN'S & WOMEN'S DIVISIONS

10K - ELITE MASTERS* (age 50+) 

5K - MEN'S & WOMEN'S DIVISIONS

5K - MASTERS* (age 50+)

5K - YOUTH 14-18 BOY'S & GIRL'S DIVISIONS

10K - YOUTH 14-18 BOY'S & GIRL'S DIVISIONS

* Master's elgibility - Must be age 50+ as of race date

TEAMS:  SPECIAL RECOGNITION for the largest team in attendance and FASTEST team (times are averaged).

ALL FINISHERS RECEIVE A MEDAL, T-SHIRT, BANANAS & THOMAS DAIRY CHOCOLATE MILK!! )

3 WATER STATIONS ON COURSE!!

SPECTATORS - FREE!!!

PARKING - FREE!!

WE RACE RAIN OR SHINE....SNOW OR SLEET!!!  IN THE EVENT OF LIGHTNING, we will delay race until threat of danger has passed.  HURRICANE CANCELLATION CLAUSE - In the event of very severe weather conditions where a State of Emergency has been declared, the event will be rescheduled.

PENALTY SYSTEM FOR FAILING AN OBSTACLE

ELITE INDIVIDUAL (MEN & WOMEN) AND MASTER'S ELITE (MEN & WOMEN) - YOU MUST COMPLETE THE ENTIRE OBSTACLE "CORRECTLY." IF YOU FAIL ON THE 1ST ATTEMPT (beginning, middle or end of it), YOU MUST DO THE SPIDERMAN PUSHUP PENALTY DESIGNATED FOR THE OBSTACLE YOU FAILED....NO EXCEPTIONS OR YOU WILL BE DQ'ed.  PENALTY IS 30 SPIDERMAN PUSHUPS EXCEPT YOU WILL DO 50 FOR FAILING THE LOOM, MONKEY BARS OR TARZAN SWING.

ALL OTHER DIVISIONS -  YOU ARE GIVEN "3" ATTEMPTS TO COMPLETE AN OBSTACLE.  IF YOU FAIL ON THE 3RD TRY, YOU MUST DO THE PENALTY DESIGNATED FOR THAT OBSTACLE.  NO EXCEPTIONS OR YOU WILL BE DQ'ed.  PENALTY FOR A FAILED OBSTACLE IS 10 JUMPING JACKS.

FOOD VENDOR on site.

PORTO-POTTIES on site.

Camping is not available on-site, but we have several nearby State Parks, BnB's and hotels in the Rutland-Addison County areas.  Please see our website at the bottom of the page for lodging information.

TRANSFERS, REFUNDS, CANCELLATION POLICY

Entries are non-transferrable on the day of the event.  However, you may transfer your entry to another race date or person if you notify us in writing via email to ShaleHillAdventure@aol.com BY WEDNESDAY BEFORE THE EVENT DATE YOU WERE PLANNING TO ATTEND.

NO REFUNDS, but we will consider crediting you for a future race if you contact us by the WEDNESDAY BEFORE THE EVENT DATE.

Come see what GRASSROOTS obstacle racing is all about!!!  We are a YEAR-ROUND "fixed" OBSTACLE RACE TRAINING CENTER (ORTC) in the beautiful Champlain Valley of Southwestern Vermont.  Nearby guest houses, charming BnB's and hotels to make your stay more relaxing and enjoyable!

INFORMATION:  802-537-3561, ShaleHillAdventure@aol.com, www.shalehilladventure.com

Registration Fees (all values in USD) - 384 Spots Remaining

Event Options Past PricePast PricePrice Now
10K ELITE - MEN OR WOMEN 9:00AM - Men / 9:15am - Women

$80.00

Oct 09 - Aug 06

$90.00

Aug 07 - Aug 23

$100.00

Aug 24 - Aug 30

10K ELITE - MASTERS MEN OR WOMEN AGE 50+ 9:00AM - Men / 9:15am - Women

$80.00

Oct 09 - Aug 06

$90.00

Aug 07 - Aug 23

$100.00

Aug 24 - Aug 30

10K - YOUTH 14-18 BOYS OR GIRLS 9:00AM - Boys / 9:15am - Girls

$40.00

Oct 09 - Aug 30

5K - MEN OR WOMEN 9:30AM

$75.00

Oct 09 - Aug 06

$85.00

Aug 07 - Aug 23

$95.00

Aug 24 - Aug 30

5K - MASTERS MEN OR WOMEN AGE 50+ 9:30AM

$75.00

Oct 09 - Aug 06

$85.00

Aug 07 - Aug 23

$95.00

Aug 24 - Aug 30

5K - YOUTH 14-18 BOYS OR GIRLS 9:30AM

$35.00

Oct 09 - Aug 30

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Event Day Schedule

Sep 06 9:00 AM - 10K ELITE HEAT #1 (MENS - INDIVIDUAL, MASTERS, YOUTH BOYS)

Sep 06 9:15 AM - 10K ELITE HEAT #2 (WOMENS - INDIVIDUAL, MASTERS, YOUTH GIRLS)

Sep 06 9:30 AM - 5K HEAT #3 (ALL 5K PARTICIPANTS)

MILITARY DISCOUNTS:

We offer 15% discounts in all of our divisions for any active, retired, or reserves military members with a VALID ID only.  PLEASE CALL OR EMAIL US FOR YOUR UNIQUE CODE.  

CODE is only good for on-line registration and you must sign up on-line to receive the discount.  

PLEASE PRESENT YOUR VALID MILITARY ID at registration/packet pick-up.

RACE DAY REGISTRATION ACCEPTED!!!

If you miss our pre-registration cut, which is Saturday, August 30th at midnight, you can still sign up on race day for the following rates.  YOU MUST BRING CASH ON RACE DAY, NO CREDIT CARDS OR CHECKS ACCEPTED:

All entries include finisher medal, t-shirt, burger/beer/beverage at end of race, insurance, Thomas Dairy Chocolate Milk, bananas and 3 water stations on course.

$120 - ADULT 5K OR 10K DIVISIONS

$100 - ADULT MILITARY DISCOUNT FOR 5K OR 10K DIVISIONS & MUST PRESENT MILITARY ID TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR DISCOUNT.

$50 - YOUTH AGES 12-17 FOR 5K OR 10K DIVISIONS

Event Contact Information

Name: Shale Hill Adventure Farm, LLC

Phone: 802-537-3561

Email: shalehilladventure@aol.com

Website: https://www.shalehilladventure.com