$35 – $75

Tackle the Tar 2019 - 5K Obstacle Course Race

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Rocky Mount Sports Complex

600 Independence Drive, 27803

Rocky Mount, NC 27803

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Tackle the Tar 2019 - 5K Obstacle Course Race

In the city of Rocky Mount, North Carolina.

ONLINE REGISTRATION will not be available after
Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 12:00 PM!

Race Date: May 18, 2019
Traverse 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 www.tacklethetar.com

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
  • 10:00am - Fun Run Heat
  • 10:15am - Local College Heat
  • TBA - NRMPS 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 Heats
We 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 tacklethetar.com/info 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.

Coming Soon: 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.

Tickets are not yet available for the kids race. Please check back later.


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