The Third Annual Tackle the Tar Race
T5k Obstacle Course Race and Family Fun Day.
Located at the Rocky Mount Sports Complex. Any and Everyone is Invited – Walk or Run and Complete It at Your Own Pace!
Play in the mud – Send a kid to college!
On Saturday, May 18, 2019, the Rocky Mount Rotary Club is hosting a mud run and fun day at the Sports Complex. The first heat begins at 9:00 A.M. and festivities will continue until noon.
There’s a 5K OBSTACLE COURSE RACE that starts at the Rocky Mount Sports complex and courses through historic Battle Park and the E.B. Grain Company property. It comes complete with a MUD PIT and 15+ OBSTACLES to overcome. All racers will receive: T-shirt, medal, one free beer (if over 21), and goodie bag. See FAQ for more information. Learn more about our Obstacles.
Countdown to Race Day
Highlights from a Past Scholarship Recipient
Scholarship grant recipient at Edgecombe Community College Student Kaila Boulden thanks Tackle the Tar for helping to further her education.
Resources for Racers
Thank you to our 2018 Sponsors for making Tackle the Tar a Success. TTT Event Sponsor Ceco Building Systems: cecobuildings.com Discover Downtown Rocky Mount: rockymounttravel.com City of Rocky Mount, North Carolina: rockymountnc.gov Discover Downtown Rocky Mount:...read more
Down East Technology Symposium at Nash Community College Join us on September 27th and 28th We have an all-star lineup of speakers this year and breakout educational sessions for every interest, including information technology, engineering and leadership. This...read more
Congratulations to everyone who crossed the finish line today at Tackle the Tar 2018. Download the pdf files below to see the complete results on times and positions for each of our races. Find your ranking and compare with your friends. Congratulations to the Overall...read more
Tackle the Tar is fun for the entire family. In addition to the 5k obstacle race for ages 14 and up, we will be offering a kids 1 mile obstacle race (TBA).
Register to Race!
May 18, 2019, Rocky Mount, NC The Third Annual Tackle the Tar – 5k Obstacle Course Race and Family Fun Day – Located at the Rocky Mount Sports Complex. Any and Everyone is Invited – Walk or Run and Complete It at Your Own Pace!