The 2019 Date is August 3! Mark your calendars today!
Run, jump, climb, crawl and race through the streets and parks of downtown Worcester and compete in the fourth annual Woo Challenge! New this year, Woo Challenge is partnering with Rugged Races on a new 5K course that includes 20 obstacles. The race will start and end on the Worcester Common...stay tuned for the new 5K route and obstacle placement around downtown Worcester. The Woo Challenge OCR welcomes racers and runners at every level. Groups, teams, families and individual runners are encouraged! There's something for everyone in the family - a Kids Woo Challenge for 5-10 year olds featuring 10 obstacles right on the Common and a full course family heat. Not racing? Enjoy the games and activities on the Common including music, food trucks, drinks, games and activities and of course, cheer on the racers at the finish line!
How much is the race?
Take advantage of the EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT and sign up by May 31, 2019, and save $15.00! The normal price is $65, day of registrations are $75. Family heat is $35.00 for adults and $15.00 per child. Kids Woo Challenge ($15, includes t-shirt and medal and unlimited use to the course.
I joined a team but the heat time is closed. Can I still run with my team?
Yes you can still run with your team. Make sure to select the team you would like to join when you register and we will make sure the entire team runs in one heat. In the event that the team is too large for one heat the team will be divided into two or more heats.
How old do I have to be to run?
You must be 10 years of age on race day to run the Woo Challenge. Participants between 10 years or older are also welcome to run the family heat but must be accompanied by a responsible adult over the age of 18.
Can I get a refund if I cannot run?
Sorry but refunds will not available.
What time should I arrive and what should I bring?
Please arrive one hour before your heat time. This will give you enough time to park, pick up your bib, warm up and get to the starting line. You will need your ID to check in and receive your bib.
The Woo Challenge Starts & Ends on the Worcester Common
Admission to the Common is FREE!
All spectators are welcome 9am - 1pm.
Just some of the fun!
Food Trucks - Beer Garden - Music - Games
Can spectators come to watch me run?
Spectators are free and encouraged to enjoy the festival. The best locations for spectators are the start/finish at Worcester Common.
Where can I find the Woo Challenge on social media?
Visit the Woo Challenge on Facebook for the most updated information, training tips, healthy eating ideas and much more. Facebook.com/TheWooChallenge
Is there parking?
There is limited street parking and parking garages within walking distance.
How do I find out more about the race?
More about the Woo Challenge on Facebook,
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