Women’s Only 5K Obstacle Challenge To Be Held Saturday, August 1st

(Torrington, CT) – – Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH), the Northwest CT YMCA and Torrington Missfits Boot Camp are proud to present the 2nd Annual Stronger Women, Stronger World 5K Obstacle Challenge. The event run exclusively for women will be held on Saturday, August 1st at Northwestern Regional School District 7 (Winchester). All funds raised from the event will benefit the Susan B. Anthony Project, the Northwest CT YMCA Girls Sports Initiative, CHH’s Pink Rose Fund and The Women and Girls Fund.”

The 5K course, open to women of all abilities, ages 12 and up, that includes natural terrain, climbing walls and hills, a tire run, hay bale hurdles and other bodyweight challenges will surely challenge each participant. It is a fun event that any woman can participate in by running, walking and skipping obstacles or they can compete for the top prize.

The 5K Obstacle Challenge starts promptly at 10:00 a.m. Restrooms, water stations, digital timing, awards and t-shirts for all pre-registered participants (by July 17th ) will be offered the day of the event. Registration is currently open and there is a registration fee of $50 per participant for the competitive heat, $40 per participant for the individual heat and $30 per participant for teams of 5 or more before July 17th . Teams are strongly encouraged. After July 17th  the registration fee will be $55 for the competitive heat, $45 for individuals and $35 for each participant on a team of 5 or more. Registrations will be accepted the day of the event.

“This event for women seeks to raise awareness for issues that impact women of all ages in the northwest corner of Connecticut. Additionally, it is an opportunity for us to give back to local organizations that support young girls and women being the healthiest they can be.” says Mandy Hill, race organizer.

To obtain more information, a course map, and on-line registration for you or for your team, or visit active.com or contact Mandy Hill at (860-491-6911) or email at ahill@hungerford.org.

Follow the race with the hashtag #STRONGERWOMENSTRONGERWORLD on your social media sites.


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