The Green Beret Challenge will host its first independent championship caliber race. The championship takes place in the wild & wonderful West Virginia mountains with cash prizes awarded
The Green Beret Challenge will host its first independent championship caliber race. The championship takes place in the wild & wonderful West Virginia mountains with cash prizes awarded to the top male/female, completing the most laps in the 12-hour enduro as well as the pro 16k race.
The course will be 16 kilometers (10-miles) in length for the pro division & age group competitors and a 16k loop for the enduro athletes. The race route will have a taste of adventure racing, obstacle course racing and our signature endurance challenges. Registration for 2018 is open to everyone. There will not be a mandatory qualification process for this race. The enduro athletes will attack the course at daybreak followed by the pros and the age group competitors.
There will be CASH awards for the top male & female overall finisher for both the enduro and pro athletes. There will also be custom awards for the top 3 male/female finishers in the following age group categories:
GBC will be hosting a bad ass post event party, so plan to hang around with us all evening. LIVE MUSIC & DJ Jambo will be playing your favorites while we all enjoy cold adult beverages & catered food throughout the day.
Rules & Regulations for Competition
The GBC Championship course will be comprised of obstacles to conquer as well as several endurance challenges. You must attempt every obstacle. Furthermore, you must complete the obstacle on your own accord without any assistance from a volunteer, fellow competitor or spectator. If you are unable to complete the obstacle, there will be penalty lanes built into the course at specific obstacles. This will allow participants to retain their competitve bands; however, failure to complete an obstacle will affect their time.
For the enduro competitors, there will be a minimum course completion time per loop; however, the lap times may fluctuate throughout the event.
For all athletes, any violation of the course rules will result in your immediate removal from the course and disqualification for podium awards. Always strive to do your best, and your safety is paramount. Enjoy the race course within your ability and comfort level. Race with integrity! Due to the difficulty of this event, all participants must be at least 16 years old to participate, no exceptions.
What to Bring With You at Check-In
Please bring your registration ticket and valid ID to the event check in. Your waiver acceptance is annotated on your registration ticket, so there is no need to print out your waiver for the event.
Athlete Check-In will take place on Friday, July 20th from 10:00am through 5:00pm. ALL participants are required to check in Friday.
Saturday morning, please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your wave time. A participant PIT area will be established to conduct your race day business. $10 cash only for parking. GBC accepts both cash and credit cards for merchandise & SWAG. There is an ATM on site for your convenience.
Lodging & Parking
The venue and surrounding area offers numerous lodging and camping options. Please call the venue directly to book your lodging. On-site lodging reservations can be made at 304-683-9240.
- General Parking: $10
- Camping will be $20 per tent set up
- RV’s will be $40 per vehicle
- Platform Tents: small $60, large $80
- Glamp: $125 (sleeps 3)
- Rustic Cabins: $140 (sleeps 5)
- The Landing Cabin: $140 (sleeps 4)
- Possums Nest Cottage: $189 (sleeps 8)
- Bunkhouse (coming soon – sleeps 12)
(Saturday) 6:00 am - 6:00 pm EST
Burning Rock Adventure Park
171 Burning Rock Drive