Tallahassee’s First Urban Obstacle Race Aims To Highlight City’s Revitalization Projects


Tallahassee’s First Urban Obstacle Race Aims to Highlight City’s Revitalization Projects

Tallahassee, Fla. – Urban Disturbance combines the fundamentals of running with the thrill and challenge of an obstacle course. Social Design Group, in partnership with Operation One Voice, will host Tallahassee’s second annual urban obstacle event. The Urban Disturbance obstacle race and festival will begin at 9am on Saturday, December 8, 2021 at Kleman Plaza in downtown Tallahassee. Interested racers can check out the course and register online at http://www.theUrbanDisturbance.com

The five mile course incorporates 15 obstacles that racers must jump over, crawl under, weave around, and climb through, all while at race-pace. The course is designed to incorporate and showcase a number of the revitalization projects across Tallahassee and will take runners through areas such as All Saints, Downtown, and Gaines Street. Race highlights include hurdling barricades in the streets, army crawling along the back side of All Saints Hop Yard and heroically leaping over the firewall. It is designed for provide an entertaining event for participants at all levels of fitness. And, volunteers will be stationed along the route to provide assistance to racers as necessary.

To accompany the race, a festival “Victory Park”, will be open to all throughout the race and until 2:00PM at Kleman Plaza. Victory Park is for racers and spectators alike and will feature live entertainment, interactive fitness zones and concessions, as well as a hospitality tent.ake on the Five Mile Battlefield of Insane Obstacles, Set Against a Backdrop of Iconic City Landscapes. It’s a Test of Physical Strength and Mental Resolve. Whatever your Level, This Race Will Push Your Limits and Your Sense of Humor. If You Think This Race Will Be Too Hard, It Probably Is – Do It Anyway”

Adventure Race on December 8, 9-2 pm Kleman Plaza’s Victory Park, followed by live music and entertainment, fitness challenges, spectator zones, food and fun! Register now to participate or volunteer AND spots open for non-profits to ‘adopt a challenge’!