ROC Race – Ridiculous Obstacle Challenge 5K

East Hartford

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In a Nutshell

Face down 12 obstacles—including waterslides, a giant wrecking ball, and a Tarzan swing—inspired by wacky game shows

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Aug 9, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Registration is required by the day before the event. Each voucher is good for 1 person. Must be 13 or older to participate; 21+ to drink alcohol. The deal is valid only for tickets on the date of the event as listed and may not be exchanged or redeemed for any other dates. Entire value must be used in a single visit. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Parking fee is not included and may be charged on site; cash only. Waves are not transferrable; must sign up for desired wave. Assigned time slots are not guaranteed; must be able to start at any point in the wave. Not valid for refunds. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose from Three Options

  • $65 for race entry for one, including a tech tee ($110 value)
  • $128 for two Groupons, each good for one race entry, including tech tees ($220 value)
  • $252 for four Groupons, each good for one race, including tech tees ($440 value)

Entry package includes:

  • Race registration
  • High-performance technical t-shirt ($20 value)
  • Processing and insurance fees waived
  • Access to post-race experience

On Saturday, August 9, participants convene at Rentschler Field to face about 3 miles worth of game-show-style obstacles. Start times are determined upon registration. Racers also get a bib with safety pins and complimentary bag check.

A portion of registration proceeds benefits Challenged Athletes Foundation.

ROC Race – Ridiculous Obstacle Challenge 5K

The ROC Race is a 5K fun run with a catch—a dozen of them, to be exact. Twelve giant obstacles stand in the way of victory, including a wrecking ball that threatens to knock runners off their path. The various challenges draw their inspiration from the world's most extreme game shows, where contestants have to run through tires, swing on ropes, and swoosh down giant slides. To make things even more exciting, ROC's organizers encourage participants to dress up in wacky costumes like tutus or outfits inspired by superheroes such as the Fantastic 5K Finisher.

This epic event descends on cities across the U.S., welcoming runners ages 13 and up to fend off water and foam before greeting crowds of spectators at the finish line. A post-race experience keeps things going with even more foam and festivities.

Customer Reviews

Get ready to get wet!
Alyssia A. · September 6, 2014
I had a great time but I would suggest going with a group to share all the fun your going to have!
Jeffery G. · August 9, 2014
Just have fun with it. It's impossible not to.
Gloria M. · November 29, 2014
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