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The Results Are In…

The Results Are In…


Posted By on May 20, 2017

The official ranking of our 2017 Tackle the Tar 5k Obstacle race is now available.   Download the pdf file below to find out where you came in: Tackle the Tar 2017 Overall Finish List  

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SALE – Race Weekend Only!

SALE – Race Weekend Only!


Posted By on May 17, 2017

Get Ready for Next Year! Buy Your Tackle the Tar 2018 Race Ticket Now and Save Tackle the Tar 2018 will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2018. Tickets are now on sale for the 9 A.M. Competitive Heat and the 10:00 A.M. Fun Fun.   Purchase next year’s race ticket during the 2017 Race Weekend for the lowest price offered: ONLY $25 Sale price valid 5-18-17 thru 5-21-17 for next year’s race. Race ticket prices will increase...

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Check out these videos of Edgecombe Community College scholarship recipients. Scholarship grant recipient atEdgecombe Community College Student Kaila Boulden thanks Tackle the Tar for helping to further her education.   Scholarship grant recipient at Edgecombe Community College Student Collin Lee thanks Tackle the Tar for helping to make his dreams possible.    ...

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A Voice from the Students

A Voice from the Students


Posted By on May 12, 2017

Take a look at our very own Pat Daniels telling all about Tackle The Tar and some of the students our scholarships impacted in 2016! We LOVE what this event stands for and the major impact it makes on this community.  ...

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CMT Artist Bryan Mayer

CMT Artist Bryan Mayer


Posted By on Feb 17, 2017

Tackle the Tar 2017 will Feature a Live Performance by Bryan Mayer     Bring a lawn chair and plan to enjoy live music for Tackle the Tar 2017. In addition to awesome local bands, our music line up will feature CMT Artist Bryan Mayer. This North Carolina native is taking country to new heights. His towering height of 6’7″ combined with his powerful voice is making a big impact on the country music scene. You...

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2017 Sneak Peak Video

2017 Sneak Peak Video


Posted By on Feb 15, 2017

On May 20, 2017, the Rocky Mount Rotary Club will host the 2nd Annual 5k Obstacle Course Race – Tackle the Tar! Proceeds will benefit Twin County educational scholarships. The Rocky Mount Rotary Club is a tax-exempt non-profit corporation formed to identify specific causes to maximize our local and global communities. Rotary focuses its service efforts on promoting peace, fighting diseases, providing clean water, advocating for...

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Prizes for 2017 Race

Prizes for 2017 Race


Posted By on Dec 28, 2016

The prizes for the 2017 Tackle the Tar timed heats has been determined. Register early and save money! Visit tacklethetar.com/register for details…   Cash Prizes We are offering cash prizes for the best performers in our timed heats. Top Male 1st $750 each 2nd $500 each 3rd $250 each Top Females 1st $750 each 2nd $500 each 3rd $250 each Our timed heats will be limited to the first two heats (9:00 A.M. and 9:15 A.M.)  You...

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Cyber Monday Sale

Cyber Monday Sale


Posted By on Nov 20, 2016

30% OFF FOR ONE WEEK ONLY! Register For The Tackle The Tar Obstacle Course Race By Cyber Monday & SAVE $15! Tickets only $35 With Promo Code : CYBERMONDAY30 Offer Valid Now Through 11:59pm, 11/28/16 Race Date: 05/20/2017 Enter the promo during checkout, or use the discount link below: https://tacklethetar2017.eventbrite.com?discount=CYBERMONDAY30...

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Planning to book a motel room in Rocky Mount to participate in Tackle the Tar 2017? Enjoy discounted room rates with Courtyard Mariott in Rocky Mount by using the link below: Book Your Tackle the Tar Discounted Room   Discount rates are available from May 19, 2017 through May 21, 2017. Rooms feature Free High Speed, Internet Fitness Center, and a Pool. Motel Location: Courtyard Rocky Mount 250 Gateway Boulevard Rocky Mount NC...

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Timed Heat Results

Timed Heat Results


Posted By on May 14, 2016

Thank you to all the participants and volunteers who helped make the first Tackle the Tar Obstacle Race a success! You can review the results for the timed heats below: Tackle the Tar 2016 Timed Heat Results Don’t forget to Register for next year’s race. Tackle the Tar...

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