Obstacle Races in North East

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JUL20
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Rough Runner – North East
Chester le Street, North East, United Kingdom

Rough Runner returns to the North East for the second time after a hugely successful event in 2018, with overwhelming feedback and requests to return! We're back at the stunnning Lambton Estate, so youll be treated to a beautiful run while our obstacles complete the Rough Runner experience!

Inspired by TV game shows like Total Wipeout, Gladiators, Takeshis Castle and Ninja Warrior, this is the only event that will give you the chance to take on a load of epic obstacles that youve only ever seen on screen and always wanted to try.

Well have a 5km route with around 10 obstacles, a 10km route with 15, and all 20 obstacles on our 15km route if youre up for the toughest challenge. We never do laps at Rough Runner, but everyone who joins us for the game show-inspired journey will cross the Travelator at the finish line. So you can consider that particular childhood dream fulfilled!

£51 - £72
Rough Runner – North East
SEP14
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Gung-Ho! – North East
New Herrington, North East, United Kingdom

Gung-Ho! is coming to the North East on 14th september 2019 with 5km of HUGE inflatable obstacles and a whole heap of FUN! Whether you're a veteran athlete or a first-time 5k runner, you'll find plenty of opportunities to show just how Gung-Ho! you really are.

£32 - £60
Gung-Ho! – North East
OCT5
Muddy Dog Challenge - Newcastle
Newcastle upon Tyne, North East, United Kingdom

Join us in Newcastle for for the Muddy Dog Challenge 2019, a 2.5km or 5km obstacle run that you can tackle with your dog. The first ever Muddy Dog Challenge in the North East is taking place just north of the city of Newcastle Upon Tyne, at the fabulous Newcastle Racecourse in High Gosforth Park. Whether youre a fitness fanatic or just looking for a fun day out, we welcome humans and their dogs to take part and raise money to help care for the dogs and cats at Battersea.

£35 - £50
Muddy Dog Challenge - Newcastle

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What you need to know about Obstacle Races

Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) involves a competitor travelling on foot overcoming various physical challenges or obstacles. The most common form of these are a combination of mud and trail runs, and the big players in the space are Tough Mudder, Spartan Race & Born Survivor.

Different obstacle event types

The obstacles used are often similar to those used in military training and tend to include climbing over walls, carrying heavy objects, traversing bodies of water, crawling under barbed wire and jumping through fire. They’re epic when done with friends, and these events are big on the social side so get a team together, get the war paint on and get ready for big celebrations and post-race beers.

Find the right obstacle race for you

These obstacle races are happening all over the world, with varying style and difficulty, so it’s time to jump on that bandwagon! Here are some of our most popular events, if you haven’t done one before, you absolutely must.

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