- Free camping in the group camping site (not RV area)
- All finishers receive a commemorative dog tag
- A post race salmon bake for participants and volunteers
- Beer (for those 21 and older) "Not one of those foo foo adventure races that offer one beer per ticket crap"
The field of participants is limited to 250 with no exceptions, so sign up quick as it is sure to sell out! Despite many of the natural and some of the created obstacles, no special equipment or training is needed. The fastest finisher will likely complete the course in approximately 1.5 hours with the average being about 2 to 2.5 hours. No distance is listed, but it looks like past events ranged from 6 to 8 miles in length. There will be a lot of surprises and not a lot of info is available in order to keep the surprises and not spoil the adventure, but there will be no less than 10 challenges created specifically for this event. Xdog promises that most of the course will be well marked and navigation simple… however it won’t simply be a running event. You will use your two feet and “some other portion” of your body for this race, and you WILL finish a filthy mess.
Awards are available in 5 year increments with a special award for the top Clydesdale and top Athena (determined upon registration). In addition to these awards, a special award will be presented to the top Guard Dog. This is presented to the top finisher in the armed forces (Army, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard), fire or police TEAM that finishes first. (To qualify, you must be active, retired or in reserve.)
When: Sept. 13, 2015
8:30 am- check in and day of race registration
10am- race starts
Where: Klaskanine RV & Campground (88590 HWY 202 Astoria, OR 97103)
Registration: Registration is $35 until Aug 30th and $40 after. Checkout the registration page for more details.
A discount is available for students and public servants, but registration for this must be mailed in.
Website: XDOG Events