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      Tackle the Tar 2018 - 5K Obstacle Course Race in Rocky Mount

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      May 19, 2018

      Saturday   9:00 AM

      600 Independence Drive
      Rocky Mount, North Carolina 27804

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      Tackle the Tar 2018 - 5K Obstacle Course Race

      Tackle the Tar 2018 - 5K Obstacle Course Race In the city of Rocky Mount, North Carolina. ONLINE REGISTRATION will not be available after Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 12:00 PM! Race Date: May 19, 2018Traverse the treacherous terrain located at the Rocky Mount Sports Complex. This 5K race is packed with obstacles; it's not for the faint of heart. More info available at Competitive Heats and Fun Runs 2018 Heat Schedule 9am – Competitive Heat  9:10am - Competitive Heat  9:20am - Competitive Heat  9:30am – College Heat  9:45am - Fun Run Heat  10am - Fun Run Heat  10:15am - NRMPS Heat  10:45am – Halifax County Schools Heat  11am - Fun Run Heat  11:15am - 1 Mile Kids Obstacle Race (Ages 8-13) 11:30am - K9 + Their Human 5K Obstacle Course *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 5/1/18. New 1 Mile Kids Obstacle Race Kids 8-13 years of age will be racing through a 1 mile obstacle course designed with them in mind. New K9 & Their Human Obstacle Course Our last heat of the day is a special heat at 11:30 A.M. for dogs and their owners. Proceeds will benefit Odin’s Orphan’s, here in Rocky Mount. (See for details). Runners will recieve the same medals and perks as our regular heats (shirt, beer & medal) Additional Rules Open to anyone 14+. 1 dog per runner Dogs are only allowed 1.5 hours before their heat (10AM). ALL dogs must have their rabies tag on their collar (name tag is preferred) Dog must be 6 months or older  Be sure to bring a towel for clean up after the race Kids must be at least 14 or old to run with a dog (18 and under must be with adult) We prefer the 4' leash but on this event, they could go up to 6' max Dogs attending should be well-behaved, non-aggressive and not be easily intimidated or stressed by large crowds or loud noises. Dogs will experience barking, loud speaking voices, clapping, cheering and unpredictability throughout the event. We ask owners to please be considerate of these factors before registering your dog to attend our event. No nose to nose contact with other dogs Keep about 4’- 5’ between each dog (allow ample space for any new dog. New and some existing dogs need extra space) Bring Poop Bags

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