Run, carry, climb, push and crawl your way though 5 Kilometers of obstacles. Bring grit, determination and perseverance as your team battles the challenges and races against the competition. Course will start and finish at the Houghton Beach. The course route will utilize the Houghton Waterfront and surrounding features. Successful teams of three to five people ages 13 and up will need to be able to work together efficiently, be competent in all fitness domains – plus be willing to have some fun.
2017 SISU Challenge Long Course Obstacles
1. Scale the Half Pike
Scaling the Half Pike involves running up a curved wall and pulling yourself onto a platform. The goal is to get each member of your team onto the platform. You are free to help each other.
2. Rope Bridge
The Rope Bridge is a single length of rope secured to two posts over water. You need to get yourself across the bridge without touching the water. Long socks are recommended for this obstacle as rope burn is a serious possibility.
3. Mud Pit
The Mud Pit is as messy as it sounds. Teams do various exercises in the Pit, including (but not limited to!) Burpees, Push Ups, Sit Ups and Summersaults.
4. Low Crawl
The Low Crawl sends teams on their stomachs, under a mesh through shallow water.
5. Chutes and Ladders
Flash back to your childhood by climbing up a wooden jungle gym and going down slide at the end
6. Tire Flip
Teams will flip a tire for a set distance/number of times
7. Yoke Carry
Each team will carry a weighted yoke down and back five times
8. Sled Push
Each team will push a weighted sled down and back five times
9. Medicine Ball Throw
Teams will toss a medicine ball over the bar twenty times before moving on
10. Rope Climb
Each team member will need to climb to the top of the rope
11. High & Low Walls
Teams will navigate over a two low and one high wall
12. Cargo Net
Teams will use a cargo net to get up and over a bar
13. Farmer’s Carry Sand Bags
Each team will carry five sand bags down and back. After this obstacle, teams will need to carry a sandbag with them for the rest of the course.
14. Pull Up
Oldie but a Goodie. How could you test your strength without some good old-fashioned pull ups?
Can’t be stopped.