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Event Description

R.O.M.E. is a cultural experience that incorporates modern day Mud Running Obstacle Adventures.

R.O.M.E . is for the whole family!  Whether you're running or watching, R.O.M.E. has everything for the first timer or the most advanced athlete.  Remember, this event experience is like no other!

At this event we will be introducing the world's first Tethered Team Run Obstacle Event.

Besides our 5K Adult Course (more equals better in this case), we have designed a course for children 8 years old and under (separate equals safer).  This course is free to run and will entertain children while providing them  their own R.O.M.E. adventures.

R.O.M.E. will take you back in time, watch as Gladiators compete in the arena against Barbarians and immerse yourself in the Roman history.  See all R.O.M.E. has to offer from the vantage point of a 60 foot boom that can lift you over the track, what memories R.O.M.E. will create for you, your family, and friends!

We will be serving food and drinks and holding a costume contest, so don't forget to come dressed as a Roman, Barbarian, Mongol or any other culture existing during the 1000 year reign of the Roman empire.

 

Event details and schedule

EVENT SCHEDULE:

(Please arrive one hour prior to your scheduled wave time)

WAVE ONE "SPARTACUS"  -  10:00 am

WAVE TWO "BARBARIAN VANDALS"  -  10:15 am

WAVE THREE "ODOACER"  -  10:30 am

WAVE FOUR "MONGOLS"  -  10:45 am

WAVE FIVE "HANNIBAL"  -  11:00 am

WAVE SIX "CARTHAGINIAN"  -  11:15 am

*Three Person Tethered Team - 50 Teams competing*

WAVE SEVEN "ARCHIMEDES"  -  11:45 am

WAVE EIGHT "VERCINGE TORIX"  -  12:00 pm

WAVE NINE "GAULS"  -  12:15 pm

WAVE TEN "GERMANIC"  -  12:30 pm

WAVE ELEVEN "ATTILA THE HUN"  -  1:00 pm

Two Person Tethered Team - 50 Teams competing

Thethered Team Races - History in the MAKING

Introducing the worlds first tethered team run obstacle mud event. You and your partner/ partners will be connected using a 3 point safety climbing system harness, a 4 foot tethered safety line and O-rings to attach or detach each persons. The goal is to race as a team through the mud obstacle course and be the first across the finish line all while being harnessed and tethered together . You must remain connected together to win . If you are disconnected at any point you can finish the race without scoring for you or your teammates.

Parking Information:

There is a $10 state recreation parking fee of $10.00 per vehicle. This fee is payable at the entry gate.

Not Running in ROME?

Spectators can pay $10.00 per person and children 5 and under are free!  You are invited to join in on the fun and cultural event party even if you do not want to run the event!

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