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The Most Good Obstacle Race

What You Need to Know

 
The Salvation Army presents Dallas’ first-ever urban obstacle race! 125 teams of two will compete against each other, to complete 6 challenges around uptown/downtown Dallas. Some of the locations include Reunion Tower, The Rustic, Klyde Warren Park and a Dallas Cowboys challenge. These challenges will test you mental and physical abilities while supporting a great cause. Think The Amazing Race meets Dallas. Camp Gladiator has designed all of the challenges, so you KNOW they'll be creative, fun, and adventurous.

 

DATE:

Saturday, May 3 in Trinity Groves. Race time: 2 p.m.-6 p.m. (registration: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.).

PACKET PICKUP:

Luke’s Locker (3046 Mockingbird Lane Dallas, TX) 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 1 and Friday, May 2. Participants who have paid or pledged in full online are encouraged to pick up bibs in advance.

PARKING:

Parking is free. Please allow 10 minutes, minimum, to walk from parking to registration.

REGISTRATION:

12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Warm-up and race briefing at 1:30 p.m. Race starts at 2 p.m. Obstacle runners receive complimentary entry into the 5K (begins at 7 p.m. Obstacle racers receive an event tech shirt).

BIBS:

Racers must wear their assigned bib on the front of their bodies so it’s visible while they’re participating on the race course. Emergency contact information should be filled in completely prior to beginning the race.

PRICE:

Racers will pay an initial fee of $40 each when registering.

PRIZES:

Olympic-style medals and exciting prize packages will be awarded to the following:
  • First Place Team
  • Second Place Team
  • Third Place Team
  • Top 5 Fundraising Teams 
OBSTACLE RACE GUIDELINES
  • Only 125 teams of two persons each are allowed to participate
  • Participants must be 18 years or older
  • Participants must be physically fit (able to walk/run 13 miles)
  • Teams may only be on foot or use DART — no other form of transportation is allowed unless specified in obstacle details
  • If an obstacle cannot be completed in the specified time, a time penalty will be assessed per obstacle
  • A “completion token” will be given after the completion of each obstacle. These tokens will be used to verify completion of each obstacle and designate the race winner
  • Each team is required to carry a cell phone – smartphones are encouraged but not required. Race organizers will have each team's phone number in case there is a need to contact you while on the race course
  • Race takes place rain or shine
 
OBSTACLE RACE START & FINISH
 
  • Start and finish at Trinity Groves (parking lot at northwest corner of Singleton Blvd. and Herbert Street)
  • General race course information will be available five business days before the race. This information will include the final distance of the course and aids, care stations, etc. available to all obstacle racers
  • Specific obstacle information will not be released until registration opens on race day
  • The top five fundraising teams will receive a fast-forward pass that allows them to skip one challenge during the race (determined by race organizers)
  • Snacks and water will be provided for teams throughout the day
  • Actual course map will not be revealed until race day

All activities will be subject to video, photography, and media coverage. Your image may be displayed on our website and social media or used in future race promotions, so bring your winning smile!

In Case of Emergency

  • If you see a runner emergency on the course, dial 911 from any available phone
  • Non-emergency runner assistance can also be reported at each obstacle


Volunteers are needed to ensure the success of the Most Good 5K and Obstacle Race - from set-up to registration and parking to water stations. We Need You


Participant Guide