Arrowhead Obstacle Trail Run is a 5k (3.1 mile) event on the scenic trails of Arrowhead Park near Neola, Iowa featuring 15+ obstacles. There is also a 1 Mile Kid's Obstacle Trail Run with 10+ obstacles! All proceeds benefit the Pottawattamie County Trails Association. The event will be held on Saturday, September 16th, 2023 beginning at 10:30 AM with the 1 Mile Kids Run.
This is NOT a "mud run" and there are no mud pits to crawl through (and therefore no cold post-race hose showers are necessary). All obstacles in the 1 Mile and 5k Open Wave are optional (except the hills, those are fixed in place). You may choose to run it as a 5k Trail Run, unimpeded by the "fun" of obstacles. Competitive Wave runners must complete all obstacles to be eligible for a top 10 finisher medal.
The 1 Mile Kid's Run is recommended for ages 6-12 and adult chaperones, but is open to anyone. (If you are an adult who wishes to run the 1 Mile as a parent/guardian AND the full 5k course, please sign up for the 5k and run the 1 Mile course at no additional charge. If you wish to run ONLY the 1 Mile as a parent/guardian, please sign up for the 1 Mile Kid's Run.) Chaperones are NOT required, there will be volunteers along the course. Registration and signed waiver are required for anyone on the course, for insurance purposes.
Registration includes entrance to the park, free parking and free event photos available on Facebook and RunSignUp following the run. Pricing is $35 for the 5k and $10 for the 1 Mile during the months of July and August. 5k pricing will increase to $40 in September. On-site, day-of event registration will be $45 for the 5K, $15 for 1 Mile. CASH ONLY, please.
An event T-shirt can be purchased for only $10 during registration! If you would like a T-shirt to commemorate your conquest of the course, please pre-order during checkout. Only a limited number will be available for sale on the day of the run. The deadline to order a T-shirt is Wednesday, September 6th.
Thank you for your interest, and we hope to see you at Arrowhead Park!
If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at email@example.com
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