Giant water slides, trampolines, adult bounce houses and mechanical bulls? All in one spot?
A new obstacle race coming to the Travis County Exposition Center on Sept. 5 promises all that, with a little running in between.
Competitors in the Rugged Maniac, held in 23 cities this year, will tackle a series of obstacles, including a 50-foot water slide, underground tunnels and fire jumps, spread over a 3-mile off-road course.
Afterward, they’ll celebrate at a day-long festival featuring live music, mechanical bulls, adult bounce houses, beer, food and exhibition booths. The festival is free to spectators.
Entry fee for the race is $89 at http://www.ruggedmaniac.com, or $100 at the event the day of the race ($10 discount for students and military personnel with valid identification).
“We’re excited to be bringing Rugged Maniac to Austin for the first time,” says Rob Dickens, chief operating officer of Rugged Maniac. “It’s a vibrant city with an adventurous and active
population that loves having fun outdoors.”
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