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The Most Good Obstacle Race

What You Need to Know

The Salvation Army presents Dallas’ first-ever urban obstacle race! The race features 125 two-person teams conquering unique urban challenges designed to test participants’ strength, agility, and strategic thinking. You need to be in good physical condition and able to walk/run 13 miles. There is a fundraising component, and

 

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.

FUNDRAISING:

Racers will pay an initial fee of $35 when registering. The fundraising goal for each team of two is $1,250. After you register, we will send you a team page allowing you to fundraise by sending emails, sharing out through social media and any other way you want to spread the message.

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
  • Teams of two have a fundraising goal of $1,250
  • 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