Chicago, Ill. – September 12, 2018 –Warrior Dash, the obstacle course race that more than 3 million people have completed since 2009, today announced additional race distance options beginning in 2019.
Participants looking for mud without the miles, can hit an obstacle-loaded 1 mile course, and for those wanting to kick it up a notch, a 10k option will be available. The signature 5k course featuring 12 unique obstacles will continue to be a staple at each Warrior Dash location.
“Warrior Dash will celebrate its 10 year anniversary in 2019, and for many of the 3 million participants over the years, Warrior Dash was their first glimpse into the obstacle racing industry,” said Ryan Kunkel, co-CEO of Red Frog Events, the producers of Warrior Dash. “Starting in 2019, whether you’re a first-time participant looking to complete your first organized race, or you’re an avid fitness enthusiast looking for a mud-filled challenge, Warrior Dash has distances for all Warriors looking to do something different during their weekends.”
Warrior Dash registration is now open for select 2019 locations. The complete 2019 schedule will be released in the coming months. To learn more, or to register, visit WarriorDash.com.
About Warrior Dash: Warrior Dash is the multi-distance obstacle course race that anyone can start and everyone can finish. Since 2009, over 3 million participants have celebrated their decision to leave their normal weekend in the mud - and the running industry hasn’t been the same since. Warrior Dash and its parent company, Red Frog Events, with the help of participants and a variety of initiatives, have donated over $14.5 million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Visit www.WarriorDash.com to learn more or find a location near you.
About Red Frog Events: Red Frog Events is an event production company and a pioneer of the experiential entertainment industry, recognized for its award-winning company culture. Since 2007, the company has developed innovative brands including the Warrior Dash obstacle race series, Firefly Music Festival, and Chicago Beer Classic. Red Frog also provides event services ranging from food and beverage to its ticketing platform, EventSprout. Red Frog has been named one of Forbes' "Most Promising Companies in America", has appeared consecutively on Inc. Magazine’s "Fastest Growing Companies" list, and was recognized on Chicago Tribune's "Top Workplaces" from 2011-2014, among other honors. In recognition of its philanthropic efforts, the company was selected as St. Jude Children's Research Hospital's "Corporate Partner of the Year". To date, Red Frog has raised over $14.5 million of a $25 million dollar fundraising commitment to St. Jude and in 2016, announced a one percent profit donation to the organization. Visit RedFrogEvents.com for more information.