I did the Rugged Maniac race in Dade City, FL on Saturday… and I had a freaking awesome time!! It’s a 25 obstacle 3.5 mile race that you can do individually or with a team. I partnered up with a team of friends and went for it!
Here are some of the obstacles from the race! (Pictures are from the site since I didn’t have a camera on me.)
Let me just say that this was my first obstacle race and I rocked it! I ran, jumped, climbed, grunted, swung, swam, crawled or pushed through each of the obstacles! It was incredibly fun to do with my team and I am soooo amped to do another one in the near future! (I was a complete wet and dirty mess after the race!)
Here are some random shots before and after the race!
Overall, the race was fun, it was a great bonding experience with friends and I was really proud of my accomplishment. I felt strong physically and mentally. I am currently searching for the next one I can participate in.
Please share your experience with any obstacle/mud races you have done! I’m curious as to the other ones out there (Spartan, Tough Mudder, etc.) so let me know your thoughts!
Saturday’s Mantra: They don’t call me Athena for nothing! 😉