Last year Warrior Dash attracted some 20,000 participants to run through fire, jump into mud pits and hop, crawl and maneuver through various obstacles on the three mile plus course at Genesee County Parks' E.A. Cummings Center in Mt. Morris.
Despite the paralysis of a Hope College student at the inaugural Warrior Dash in Flint, and the death of two participants the same weekend at a Warrior Dash in Kansas City, the obstacle course race will return to Genesee County next year. The Parks & Recreation Commission took just moments to approve a new contract on Thursday.
It was a blast doing the Warrior Dash on Saturday and they just announced the event will be returning next year. They encouraged everyone to dress in costume so I took a few pictures of some of my favorites and thought I would share them.
Hurley Health and Fitness offered some really good tips to get ready for the Warrior Dash which included running, strength training and more running. I've come up with ways I've been getting ready in which I decided to take a more alternative approach to prepare for Saturday.
Are you ready for the Warrior Dash this weekend in Mt. Morris? Last week, Hurley Health and Fitness offered some tips for those who are participating but even if you're not doing the race, you can still come out and support the event. To get ready for it, Red Frog Events and the Genesee County Parks are hosting a press conference on Friday at 6am at the E.A. Cummings Center to kick off the event.
By Dusty Meyers | Fitness Program Specialist | Certified Personal Trainer | Hurley Health and Fitness Center
So that Crazy Warrior Dash is coming to town -- are you taking the challenge? A 3.1 mile run may not sound like too much of a challenge, but what about conquering extreme obstacles along the way, such crawling through mud and under barbed wire, trudging through unknown murky waters, and lea
So you've probably heard about the Warrior Dash by now, which is a three mile obstacle course taking place in Mt. Morris at the end of the month. Originally it was only supposed to be held on Saturday, but since it was so popular they added an extra day on Sunday. A recent press release says they expect 25,000 participants to compete with wave times every half hour, starting at 9am.