Race Starting Location:
500 WEST ST., Barre, MA
The Savage Race - Boston is a Obstacle & Mud Runs race in Barre, Massachusetts consisting of a 3 Mile Obstacle Run and 5 Mile Obstacle Run.
The Savage Race is an intense 6-7 mile obstacle run with 25 world class obstacles, mud, fire, and barbed wire. Completion requires teamwork, courage, and the will to push your limits farther than you ever have before. Run individually or create a team
Savage Blitz is a 3-mile obstacle course race to complement Savage Race's original 5-7 mile format. Savage Blitz features many of the Savage Race signature obstacles participants have come to know and love over a shorter distance. There is a lot of interest from folks who aren't quite ready for a 5-7 mile Savage Race, so we created a race product that would be better for a beginning OCR athlete. Savage Blitz is also going to be a lot of fun for experienced athletes who want to run a faster course. Fifteen to twenty obstacles is a lot to pack into a 3-mile course.
Certain Savage Race obstacles like Colossus or Davy Jones' Locker will not be included in Savage Blitz. Savage Blitz will not feature obstacles with water depth over 6 feet.
All distances of Savage Race are challenging fun that will give you and your friends an adrenaline buzz that lasts for days. For the price of a bar tab, you will have a ""top five days of my life"" kind of experience. Savage Race is known for having the best obstacles, courses and venues in the mud and obstacle race business.
Savage Race is more than just a mud race or obstacle race. It's designed to be the experience of a lifetime. We feature some of the biggest and most badass mud obstacles in the business, and we never need more than 6 miles to completely kick your ass. If you want to conquer the best obstacles in the game, tightly packed within a 3-6 mile course, we're the race for you. There are longer obstacle courses & mud run races out there, but none with more obstacles per mile than Savage Race. At Savage Race, you spend more time on our extreme mud obstacles and less time jogging.
Each venue is different, of course, but in all cases you should expect an extreme dirty mud racing environment! Adding to the mayhem, we sprinkle 23 or more insane obstacles throughout the already-difficult course. Obstacles will vary by location, and you should always be prepared to face a surprise or two along the way.
Obstacles May Include:
Wheel World: The spinning action of each wheel as you attempt this obstacle will test your grip strength and body control. Try to find an even rhythm or else you will end up at the bottom of the pool below. Completion Rate: 55%
On the Fence: If you ever had to jump a fence to escape that neighbor's Rottweiler that always seemed to get loose, then your instincts will get you across this obstacle in no time. This is a challenge like no other, forcing you to clench your hands and feet as you traverse on a moving chainlink fence suspended over water. At least slipping off this fence is better than a nip in the ass from that Rottweiler. Completion Rate: 58%
Savage Rig: Beast mode? More like Savage mode! With every setup not quite like the one before, there is no telling what exactly to expect. One thing is for certain, however. You'll have to give it your all to muscle through this Savage Rig. Completion Rate: 50%
Twin Peaks: What goes up must come down. That is, unless you're tackling Twin Peaks. Propel yourself up the quarter pipe ramp, down the other side and up another. Momentum is key. Lose it and you're starting over from the first ramp. No skateboards allowed.
Big Cheese: One glimpse at this obstacle and you'll know why it's the Big Cheese. Strategize carefully as the holes are about as random as on a slice of Swiss. Completion Rate: 90%
Pole Cat: This is the ultimate test of core strength as you shimmy your way across parallel bars of different heights. Lose your grip or slip a foot and you'll pay the price with a solid belly flop into the muddy pool below. Completion Rate: 64%
Squeeze Play: What could make crawling through the mud even better? Well, forcing you further into it, of course. That's exactly what Squeeze Play does as you push your way through several lanes of giant swiveling barrels. Completion Rate: 95%
Pipe Dreams: Maneuvering across these poles will really test your grip strength. There is more than one way to complete Pipe Dreams, so pick your style and go for it. Hang on tight, because the steel poles will be swaying back and forth the full 24 feet. Find your rhythm and enjoy the ride. Completion Rate: 54%
Sawtooth: Sawtooth is one of Savage Race's signature obstacles. You can't miss this blue mammoth with it's unique design. The gnarly tooth in the center of the structure has diminished the hopes and dreams of many Savages as they drop 10 feet into the water below. You'll need to start working on those pull-ups to cross the entire 35 foot span. Completion Rate: 40%
Shriveled Richard: Jump into one of our mammoth ice water baths. This one is cold. It's certainly not an ideal situation for men in speedos. In fact, this obstacle is brutal.
Rubbers: Sprint through an uphill sea of tires. Don't fall on your face.
Thor's Grundle: Duck under the wooden baffles to get a face full of mud. It's disgusting, we know.
Back Scratcher: This is a disgustingly long series of wooden walls, hay bales, and barbed wire crawls. Most people would rather do 100 burpees if they had the choice (you don't).
Nutt Smasher: The nutt smasher is our version of the balance beam... on crack rock. It's long, wobbly, and most of you will end up falling off into the mud. Oh yeah, and the awesome people from Autism Speaks sell water balloons here, so don't be surprised if you get a balloon to the grill.
96"" Stiffie: An intense climb over an 8 foot wall. Most people can't make this climb unassisted, so don't be afraid to ask for help.
Swamp Trail (aka Shoezilla): Run through thick, shoe sucking mud. We collected over 1,000 shoes from this obstacle alone after our last race.
Lumberjack Lane: Carry a log or maybe a sand bag and march, soldier! Bad ass mofos grab two!
Big Ass Cargo Net: This obstacle is our big ass cargo net. Climb up, then climb down. We hope you aren't scared of heights.
Mach 7: Haul ass down this slippery mother. It's so high you will need an oxygen mask. Our new and improved design allows more Savages to safely slide at once.
Barn Doors: We took the doors off of Uncle Jed's barn and painted them Savage orange. Now you have to climb them.
Hay Stacks: We stack up the hay. High. Now climb!
Colon Blow 5000: Crawl up and down our large plastic colons. Okay, so they are actually plastic sewer pipes, but you can still pretend like you are a little gerbil. It's pitch black in there, and we've thrown in two barbed wire crawls to make it more interesting. Some people call this our ""scarriest"" obstacle.
Evil Bars: Evil bars are our twisted take on a childhood classic. Remember your play ground's monkey bars? Well these are longer, steeper, and more challenging than those were.
Swamp Ass: Tromp through the swamp. More mud. More sweet, sticky, lovely mud.
Incline Wall: By the time you get to the incline wall obstacle, your ass is pretty much already beat down. Your muscles are already fried, and now you have to try to make your way up a slippery incline wall. WTF Savage Race?
Tire Pendulum: We hang about 200 rubber tires from ropes and let them swing. Get a few dozen people running through at once and look out! These bad boys will be swinging everywhere, and believe me you won't want to catch one to the face.
Flaming Savages: Jump over rows of fire. Yes, real fire. Please take this one seriously. Jump over it. Do not touch it.
Mud N' Guts: Low-crawl through delicious mud under our signature Savage orange barbed wire.
Mystery Obstacles: We can't give everything away before the race. Expect a few surprises.