Pick Your Battle: Warrior Dash

Choosing the right obstacle race for you

Aug 1, 2013
Outside Magazine
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   Photo: Courtesy of Red Frog Events

Tagline: The World’s Largest Obstacle Race Series

What It Is: An excuse to party. The 5K course is beginner-friendly, and the obstacles are appropriate for nearly all ages.

Defining Trait: Prizes, including the fuzzy warrior hats that every finisher receives. Engraved helmets and steins are awarded for the craziest costume, best beard, and top finish times.

Why You’ll Love It: You’ll swim through mud, slosh through water, and leap over fire, then celebrate the rest of the afternoon with live music and beer.

Timed: Yes

Similar: ROC Race (from $49); Hero Rush (from $69)

Price: From $50