Looking for a fun 5k run to participate in this year? The 5k Foam Fest on March 16th is where you need to be! An untimed 16 obstacle course complete with foam and mud, that focuses on the fun as opposed to speed, this is one race you don't want to miss.
From the 5K Foam Fest website:
"If we had to describe the 5k Foam Fest in a nutshell, here’s what you’d get. Take all the mud, the dirt, and the grime of a mud race, all the obstacles you’ve seen on TV shows like “Wipeout” and “Ninja Warrior,” and then throw that entire muddy obstacles mess inside the largest and foamiest carwash ever built, and you’d have the foundation for the good ole’ 5k Foam Fest. Whether you’re a seasoned mud runner or fresh to the obstacle racing scene, the 5k Foam Fest offers a unique and fun approach to obstacle racing never seen before in the running world! So lace up those muddy running shoes, pick out your racing wear, and get yourself registered for the most fun foam filled race of your life! Get Filthy Clean!"
When: March 16, 2013
Where: Atlanta Motor Speedway
Price: $65-$75, depending on registration date
DISCOUNT CODE ALERT --> Atlanta runners can use discount code GAFOAM13 to save $5 off registration!
This race is great for families, as children 10 and up can participate with a parent. Have kids that are younger? Don't worry, there are plenty of pre and post race activities for them as well, like a foam pit, bounce house, and limbo bar.
The 5k Foam Fest isn't just about fun, they have also teamed up with Special Olympics Georgia and will be donating a portion of their proceeds to this amazing organization. Not only will you be signing up for hours of fun, you'll be supporting a wonderful local charity in the process.
The Atlanta 5k Foam Fest is taking place on March 16th at Atlanta Motor Speedway, just south of Atlanta in Hampton. Race waves are available anytime from 8:20am to 1:20pm, and registration starts at just $65 if you sign up now. Registration fees do increase (up to $75) as the race date gets closer, so be sure to sign up right away to get the best deal. If you are coming from out of town, or just don't want to make the drive right before the race, the Comfort Inn in Griffin is offering a special rate just for 5k Foam Fest participants.