The Survival Race

Southwest Columbus

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In a Nutshell

5K adventure race traverses muddy terrain and various obstacles, challenging runners aged 9 and older to complete the race

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Mar 1, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Registration required by 2/20/2014. Must sign waiver. Valid on 3/1/2014 only. Subject to weather conditions. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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The Deal

  • $39 for one 5K mud-run entry plus admission to the Arnold Fitness Expo ($84.34 value)

Racers run on Saturday, March 1, in waves that start every half-hour from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Runners should arrive one hour before their start time to stretch and collect their race packets. More details are listed on the FAQ and event page.

Each race participant will receive a pass to the Arnold Fitness Expo, located about 5 miles from the race location at the sprawling Greater Columbus Convention Center. An exposition of all things athletic sponsored by Arnold Schwarzenegger, who won his first body-building contest in Columbus, the expo hosts 700 vendors peddling everything from apparel to supplements to equipment. The pass can be used on Saturday, March 1, or Sunday, March 2.

The Survival Race

The Survival Race’s 5-kilometer track challenges racers to navigate a gauntlet of mud-laden terrain. Staggered waves of up to 300 runners each conquer military-style obstacles, wade through murky water, and slide through muddy trenches before reaching the finish line to celebrate at a shindig awash with delicious eats and smitten swamp monsters. Afterward, a Facebook album aids online nostalgia by showcasing dirt-caked athletes and their marshy feats.

Customer Reviews

Awesome time. Third year I've done the race and don't plan on stopping. The race is fun, wet and muddy. Then you can kick back and enjoy a few beers and grilled food.
Michael E. · May 17, 2016
The new location was not at challenging as the prior location but we had a week of rain before the event as well as rain the morning of the event--unsure if that affected what obstacles were put into place. Overall a very well organized, family oriented, fun event. will continue to run this race./
Jacqueline I. · May 10, 2016
Great time
Tim · May 9, 2016
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