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Rocky Mount Sports Complex

600 Independence Drive, 27803, Rocky Mount, NC 27803

Community: Rocky Mount


ONLINE REGISTRATION will not be available after Thursday, May 16, 2018 at 12:00 PM! Race Date: May 18, 2019Traverse the treacherous terrain located at the Rocky Mount Sports Complex. 

Event Details

Tackle the Tar 2019 - 5K Obstacle Course Race
In the city of Rocky Mount, North Carolina.
This 5K race is packed with obstacles; it's not for the faint of heart.
More info available at
Competitive Heats and Fun Runs
2019 Heat Schedule

9am – Competitive Heat 
9:10am - Competitive Heat 
9:20am - Competitive Heat 
9:30am – Fun Run Heat 
9:45am - Fun Run Heat 
10am - Local College Heat 
TBA - 1 Mile Kids Obstacle Race (Ages 8-13)

*Note - All Heats Will Be Timed, with the exception of the 1 mile kids run. 
Cash Prizes for Competitive HeatsWe are offering cash prizes for the best performers in our competitive heats only. (You must be 18+ to enter competitive heats.)
Top Male

1st $750 
2nd $500 
3rd $250 

Top Females

1st $750 
2nd $500 
3rd $250 

In addition to Cash Prizes, there will be prizes and trophies for other achievements, such as Best Costume. 
Visit for more details.
How old do you need to be to run?A: You must be at least 14 years old on the day of the race to run Tackle the Tar 5K Obstacle Race. However, kids ages 8-13 are encouraged to race at 11:15 a.m. in our 1 Mile Kids Obstacle Race.
Participants ages 14-15 must run with a parent or guardian over 18, and are excluded from the competitive heats.
Participants 16-17 may run in the fun run only, but must have completed a Parental Consent form (Download Here)All other participants 18+ are free to run in any race with the completion of the Participant Waiver form (Download Here)
If you or your child do not have a photo ID, you must still provide proof of your identity and verification of your age.  (We need to know you’re old enough to run and that you are who you claim to be).  You may consider bringing a combination of the options listed below:
For identity we will accept photocopies of you:-Passport-Membership Card-Student ID-License
For more information about rules, regulations, and what to expect, read our FAQ.
T-shirt, medal, and goodie bags are not guaranteed for anyone that registers after 5/1/19.

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