Tuesday, March 29, 2011

i might be crazy

Have you all heard of the event: Warrior Dash?  Maybe they have one in your city?

I may regret this decision later...but I'm participating and I also joined a running club at my gym to help prep us for the Warrior Dash. 

Have I mentioned how much I hate running? 


I do. 

I'm really not sure why I do...my dad and my sister are big runners, but I'd rather take a class or do something a little more exciting than running on a treadmill for an hour.

Granted, this club that I signed up for will have classes outside, but still...it will be during the months of June and July--which equals sweaty and hot.

Anyway, Warrior Dash is "3.1 hellish miles" and has obstacles throughout the course such as:
  • hurdling over barricades and under barbed wire
  • rappelling down a steep ravine
  • dashing down a stream
  • crawling through a swamp
  • leaping over fires
  • scrambling under barbed wire through mud
just to name a few...

The race concludes with an after party and beer, so it can't be too bad, right?


  1. I am doing this as well! What am I thinking? I am hoping since there are obstacles, it will much more exciting than just running the 3.1 miles straight...Hopefully...

  2. That sounds like a shit ton of fun, and this sentence may have been influenced by your picture.

  3. Good for you! I need major motivation like that too. It will be way more fun than training on your own. Plus beer party after? Is there any question?

  4. Or you could join my future sister-in-law in an equally as fun race, the Hillbilly Pork Chop Run, in Arkansas on May 14! That's right, it's a hillbilly run through mud and an obstacle course for a porkchop! HA!! http://www.active.com/running/van-buren-ar/hillbilly-porkchop-roundup-5k-mudrun-2011

  5. I'm doing the KC Warrior Dash, too! I'm in the 1:30 wave (I think)...clearly, I've completely lost my mind. I'm not a big fan of running, either, but couldn't pass this up for whatever reason. This is either going to be awesome or I'm going to end up having a heat stroke, breaking an ankle and ending the race about halfway while sobbing to myself ;)