The Wildest Race in the East.

The Wild Warrior Challenge

is an exciting fun-filled 5K mud crawling obstacle course designed to unleash your sense of adventure. The course is inspired by National Guard training courses and designed by the WVU Army ROTC. The race is open to individuals and teams. Proceeds from the race benefit Operation Welcome Home and the Military Family Readiness Groups of Monongalia and Preston counties in West Virginia.


2015 Event

Saturday April 18th, 2015
Mylan Park, Morgantown, West Virginia

(Directions)

Spectators are encouraged to come cheer on the athletes.

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Saturday April 18th, 2015

Mylan Park, Morgantown, West Virginia (Directions)
The first group of competitors are scheduled to begin at 9am.
Spectators are encouraged to come cheer on the athletes.
Free Parking

The Wild Warrior Challenge is held in Morgantown’s Mylan Park, a beautiful valley off of Interstate 79 that features rolling fields and plenty of water and mud to wade through.

The race includes:
• Chip timing by TriState Racer
• 100 ft. Water Slide
• Roped Pond Crossing
• 500 ft. Mud Bog
• The Human Gauntlet
• The Tube Crawl
• Bedrock Crossing
• The Mud Pit
• The Military 100 ft. Crawl
and a variety of climbing and crawling obstacles along the course.

Party/Social Follows the Competition
All competitors welcome.
Must be 21 to drink alcohol.

  • A Wild Warrior Challenge Plaque will be Awarded to the male and female overall winners.
  • Actual military vehicles, simulators, and equipment will be featured as interactive displays. A series of obstacles designed and built by the West Virginia University Army ROTC Cadets.
  • Organized heats that will feature Army ROTC and Military Units and the very first "Back-yard Brawl" between WVU and Pitt ROTC Squads.




Open to anyone over 18.
Competitors are organized into staggered heats to prevent over crowding on the course.
The first heat begins at 9am.
Subsequent heats begin at 15 minute intervals.

Teams
Participants in the Individual competition will be able to form teams of any size and compete against other teams in the area. The TOP TEN times of each team will be counted and scored.

Rules
You must present a valid photo ID to compete.
Arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your race time to check in at registration.
Fee is $30 per competitor, fee is non-refundable.
You can register the day of the race please bring $40.00 in cash and we will place in the next available heat.



Military Team competition is for military members only.
• Teams must have seven, eight, or nine members to be eligible.
• The team heats start once the individuals have finished. Team captains will be notified of official race times.

Rules
You must present a valid photo ID to compete.
Arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your race time to check in at registration.
Fee is $100 per team, fee is non-refundable

How to register for Military Teams
The Military Team Competition will be held after the individual competition is finished. It will feature a slightly different course with a couple different obstacles. The Military Team competition is open to anyone in the military. To register mail a list of your team members’ name, age, military branch and a check for $100 made out to the Greater Morgantown Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Attn: Wild Warrior Challenge
Greater Morgantown Convention and Visitors Bureau
68 Donley Street
Morgantown, WV 26501

Online registration will begin in January 2015 However you can Register the day of the race, Saturday April 18th at Mylan Park, and will be placed into the next available heat.
Cash only
$40.00 Entry Fee


Ramada Inn
The special rate for the Wild Warrior Challenge is $75

20 Scott Ave.

 Morgantown WV, 26508 (Directions)
304-296-3431

1-800-834-9766

 


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WOMEN
Results:
  • Overall Female Winner
    Melody Walkup (35:47.8)
  • 18-27 Female
    Melody Walkup (35:47.8)
  • 28-37 Female
    Brandi Hayhurst (42:27.0)
  • 38-49 Female
    Theresa Drake (42:50.2)
  • 50+ Female
    Judith wright (51:50.2)
MEN
Results:
  • Overall Male Winner  
     Brendan Jones (29:49.2)
  • 18-27 Male
    Brendan Jones (29:49.2)
  • 28-37 Male    
    Logan Allen (33:26.1)
  • 38-49 Male    
    David Chittum (34:45.8)
  • 50+ Male    
    Daniel Miller (41:42.9)
INDIVIDUAL TEAM COMPETITION
Results:
  • Overall Team Winner:
    Teach Me How to Muddy (9:01:41.0) (Top ten times were counted.)
MILITARY TEAM

Results:
  • Overall Team Winner:
    WVU Army ROTC Ranger Team (35:49.7)
Address

Address

68 Donley Street
Morgantown, WV 26501
Email

Email

e : wildwarriorchallenge@gmail.com
Telephone

Telephone

304.292.5081
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