Obstacles

The Tackle the Tar Race will be an action packed adventure as you face one obstacle after another.

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You can be sure that, by race day, there will be an intense variety of challenges.

We are currently working on our obstacles for 2019.  Here is a list of some past obstacles:

  • The Great Tar Wall – Climb over a 16 ft. wall
  • Mud Pit w/ Roadkill – Pull yourself through the mud and over the mountain of rubber tires that are placed above the mud pit, forcing runners to dunk.
  • Log Jump
  • Tic Tac Toe – Step through a tic tac board of ropes
  • HLXP Trailer Crawl – Crawl under the trailer of an actual 18-wheeler.
  • Culvert Tunnel – Walk under US-64
  • Tire Mountain – Climb over the mountain of tires.
  • Natural Logs – A little nature never hurt anyone.
  • Post Office Rock Hill – Climb down the Post Office Rock Hill
  • Rocks – Climb down the Tar River rocks.
  • Down by the Water – Scenic but dangerous tar river run.
  • Second Mud Put – Above ground mud pit.
  • Spider Climb – Climb over a rope net wall.
  • Spider web – Make your way through the spider’s web.
  • Culvert Tunnel – Return by going under US-64.
  • Chicken Crawl – Crawl on your belly under the chicken wire.
  • Roller Coaster Walls – Climb over and under a row of walls.
  • Dip in the Pond – Wade through the pond.
  • Slip up the Slide – Crawl out of the pond on our slip n slide.
  • Truck Crawl – Crawl under Davenport Auto Truck.
  • School Bus – Crawl over the seats.

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