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The Summit Survivor

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by Lorraine A (subscribe)
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36 exciting obstacles over 5 kilometers
Picture courtesy of The Summit Survivor


Are you up for the challenge of The Summit Survivor Obstacle race? This 5km course packs in 36 exciting obstacles into this action packed event that's perfect for anyone. Whether you're a first time obstacle racer or an elite racer you will find that this course is designed to push the limits of every competitor.

Participants are sent off in waves from the starting area to avoid congestion on the course and also to make it fun for everyone. Get a group of friends together, make a team and select your wave time or just register solo and meet a heap of new people who enjoy enjoy the challenges of obstacle racing.

Summit Survivor
Picture courtesy of The Summit Survivor


The Summit Survivor is not a timed event nor are there any time restrictions for the course to be completed in. Competitors usually finish the 5km course anywhere between 1-3 hours depending on your level of fitness. The Summit Survivor is aimed at challenging your agility, strength and determination with all competitors receiving a cool medal at the finish line that's perfect for show and tell.

The last Summit Survivor was a huge success as written about here by Robb Saunders.

Entries for the November 14th and 15th event are now open and the earlier you register the cheaper it is and with 100% of the profits going to 'The Impact Project' charity and you can be assured that having fun and challenging yourself will also result in helping youths aged 14-18 years old secure their place in development programs. Entries are open to all ages 12 years and over (under 18's must have a parent/guardian permission).



Other things you may need to know.
The event is located in Trafalgar, an easy 90 minute drive from Melbourne.
Spectators are welcome with no entry fee.
Car parking is available at $10 per vehicle.
Food and drinks are available to purchase on both days.
Entries can be transferred into another competitor's name if you should be unfortunate enough not to be able to make the event.
Wear clothes that are comfortable and be prepared for them to get muddy.
Volunteers are always needed and much appreciated, read more here.

Course Map


I for one can't wait to participate in The Summit Survivor as my very first obstacle race. It's sure to be an unforgettable experience that I'll talk about for a long time to come and I'm sure my kids will be very proud of. For more information or to enter click here.

Hope to see you out on the course.
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Why? To challenge your agility, strength and determination
When: 14th and 15th of November
Where: 21 Cemetery Road Trafalgar East
Cost: $90-$105
Your Comment
These obstacle races seem to be all the rage at the moment. Our own family has participated in some (not me, I;m past all that sort of thing now). I'm sure everybody will have an absolute whale of a time.
by Gayle Beveridge (score: 3|6964) 1408 days ago
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