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5K Foam Fest – Charlotte

Sat 6th Apr 2019
3900 Rocky River Rd, Charlotte, NC 28215, USA
Run 5km

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Take part in this Charlotte 5k event and you'll wonder if it's a race or a theme park. There are obstacles, waterslides, mud pits and, of course, loads of foam. This is a great race for the whole family. Come for the pumping music, great food and drink and the kids zone.

From the organizer

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The 5K Foam Fest is a one of kind obstacle course based fun run! Join us for 22+ obstacles including the world's largest inflatable waterslide, mud pits and 2.5 MILLION cubic feet of foam! Rock out all day to 12,000 watts of awesome music, enjoy a FREE kids zone for kids 7 and under, delicious food, great vendors and beer gardens. With a variety obstacles and a ton of foam the run is an exciting challenge for experienced and beginner runners alike. The 5K Foam Fest is not a hardcore run it is a FUNCORE run. GET FILTHY CLEAN!

Distances in this event

  1. 5K Foam Fest

    Run 5km
    Sat 6th Apr 2019
    $39.99–$200
    Event passed
What’s Included
  • Finishers Medal
  • Beach Towel (30″ x 60″)
  • Race Bib
  • Over 22 Obstacles
  • Tattoo
  • Water Stations
  • Showers
  • Photographers Onsite
  • Free Photos
  • Gear Check ($5 donation)
  • 2.5 Million Cubic Feet of Foam
  • Giving to a Good Cause
  • Live DJ
  • Fun with Family
  • Festival and Vendor Village
Course Details

Course Obstacles:

(1) Foamy Start (2) Hurdles (3) Push Drunk Love (4) Lily Pads (5) DD Mega Slide (6) Chamber of Foam (7) Cargo Climb (8) Body Washer (9) Spider Web Forest – x2 (10) Walls -x2 (11) Foam Zone (12) Mud Crawl – x2 (13) Slip n Slide – x3 (14) Log Roll (15) Tube Town – Tube Crawl (16) Mud Pit – x3 (17) Rope Climb (18) Foamy Finish (19) Tire Hop and more…

FAQs
  • Ages 8 and up. All children must be physically, mentally, and emotionally capable to complete the course with proper course etiquette. Kids aged 8 to 12 years must run with a Registered Adult.
  • Parents must use proper judgement and help the youngsters decide on what obstacles to do or not based on their ability, size and confidence level.
  • 7 years and under cannot run the 5k Foam Fest, but they can join us for FREE in our Kids FUN Zone, where they can try out our mini Inflatable Obstacle Course and Bounce House (adult supervision required).
  • Most water obstacles are only a few feet deep except the ‘Lily Pads’ obstacle where the depth can be greater and will vary based on the venue. Lifeguards are on site however we recommend skipping any obstacles you are not comfortable with.
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