NEW for 2016! If you ever had to jump a fence to escape that neighbor’s Rottweiler that always seemed to get loose, then your instincts will get you across this obstacle in no time. This is a challenge like no other, forcing you to clench your hands and feet as you traverse on a moving chainlink fence suspended over water. At least slipping off this fence is better than a nip in the ass from that Rottweiler. Completion Rate: 58%
With 60,000 pounds of ice, Shriveled Richard is no joke. The bone chilling experience will take your breath away as soon as you dive in. It's no time to be timid. To add to the experience, you have to completely submerge yourself halfway through the obstacle. It's time to start taking cold showers. Completion Rate: 70%
Once you've scaled the front side of Colossus, there's only one way down. The Colossus Slide is a near vertical drop at the top of the 24 foot tall structure. Feel gravity take over as you hit lightning speed while being flung into the water below. No training needed for this one. Just enjoy the adrenaline rush! Completion Rate: 88%
NEW for 2016!
It’s not the right time to let the sentimental, nature-loving side of you get in the way of that Savage finish line. But if you want to make it across this new obstacle, you’ll need to hug these wooden posts like Chuck Norris headlocks a tiger.
Completion Rate: 58%
Maneuvering across these poles will really test your grip strength. There is more than one way to complete Pipe Dreams, so pick your style and go for it. Hang on tight, because the steel poles will be swaying back and forth the full 24 feet. Find your rhythm and enjoy the ride.
Completion Rate: 54%
Sawtooth is one of Savage Race’s signature obstacles. You can’t miss this blue mammoth with it’s unique design. The gnarly tooth in the center of the structure has diminished the hopes and dreams of many Savages as they drop 10 feet into the water below. You’ll need to start working on those pull-ups to cross the entire 35 foot span.
Completion Rate: 40%
Nutt Smasher may look easy, but don’t let it fool you. Traversing 40 feet across a 3 inch wooden beam is no simple task. There’s a nice cold pool of water waiting for those who can’t make it across this beast. There are no hand holds on this one, so make sure you practice your balancing act before race day. Completing Nutt Smasher will leave you feeling pumped!
Completion Rate: 65%
Teeter Tuber is a modern take on the seesaw, where you must maneuver up an incline through a 24 inch diameter tube, until you reach the pivot point and then ride the tube down and out the other side. This 20 foot tube is a slippery, tight space that will require technique, upper body strength, and a bit of persistence to conquer.
Completion Rate: 70%
We’re having a party! Block Party is a heavy cinder block filled with cement that you have to pull up to a designated station on the side of a hill. That’s 70 pounds of dead weight you need to start training for. While gasping for air after the 60 foot rope pull and running the block back to it’s original position, you won’t even notice the minor rope burn on your hands.
Completion Rate: 70%
The tastiest obstacle in the game, Thor’s Grundle will leave you covered in mud. Who knew a 50 foot trench filled with mud could be so intense. Take a deep breath before you are completely submerged in the muck going under one of the baffles. You’ll thank us later!
Completion Rate: 90%
Slippery Incline Wall can be intimidating when you first come up to it on the course. Get a running start on this 16 foot long, 12 foot high incline or else you’ll be out of luck getting the conveniently placed rope. Occasionally, we’ll throw some water onto the ascent to make it more of a challenge. With a firm footing, you’ll have no problem getting up this bad boy.
Completion Rate: 65%
A little twist on the classic up and over, this five foot high obstacle will get your heart pumping and your lower body covered in mud. From the thick clay in Georgia to the sticky peat in Florida, you’re going to battle through this obstacle. Good luck running at your normal pace after this one.
Completion Rate: 85%
This isn’t your average heavy object carry. Savages lug over a combined 2000 pounds of lumber throughout a race. Depending on the venue, you’ll be sloshing through swamps, trudging through mud, or laboring up mountain sides for 1000 feet. Don’t forget, badasses grab two!
Completion Rate: 80%
It will take 96 inches of determination, grit, and strength to conquer The Great Wall. A running start always helps, but if you prefer a boost from your friends, that works just as well. Get yourself over this obstacle and you’re on your way to completing Savage Race.
Completion Rate: 55%