Marion Made Challenge

Saturday, March 2nd, 2019

Do you have what it takes to be MARION MADE?

  • 5 K Race Course
  • Over 30 Military-Grade Obstacles
  • 1 Amazing Non-Profit MUD RUN

Obstacle Course + Community + Military + Mud + Charity = FUN!

Do you accept the Challenge? Register NOW.

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The distance of a sprint, but the obstacle endurance needed to complete an ultra, this isn’t your normal 5K OCR. It’s a challenge. And, it’s making people go beyond their limits every year.  Get Marion Made.

Welcome to the 3nd installation of the Marion Made Challenge! This military mud run will be a benefit race in support of several cadet organizations that need funding for everything from climbing ropes, musical instruments to study-abroad trips.  Registration includes an awesome race t-shirt and a medal.  All proceeds benefit the MMI Corps of Cadets.

RACE: Run, crawl, climb, push, pull and zig-zag across the beautiful 175-year-old MMI campus on a course that weaves throughout historical landmarks and leaves you tested and muddy!  Grab a friend and measure your strength, endurance and technique on our military-grade obstacle course, inspired by Navy SEALs training, while raising funds for a great cause! 

Don’t come alone!

Bring the whole family to climb and rappel down our 45-foot rock climbing wall and tower after you race or while you wait for your heat! Kids of all ages are welcome and encouraged to come, climb, rappel and RACE! Yes, race. We will even have a KIDS RACE (please register your child ahead of time. Ages 4-10 on the kids course). 

100% of the proceeds go to the MMI cadet clubs that assists in the construction, promotion and execution of this race!  What a wonderful learning experience for these kids.

  • Opening Ceremony will begin at 8:30

  • First Heat Starts at 0900

  • Arrive at 0730 to pick up your race packages with a valid ID at Registration located in the Excess House (cadet attendant’s will direct you.) Your registration includes a t-shirt and a finisher medal.
  • Bag Check will be provided at Registration.
  • Parking is $5. Attendants will direct you once on campus. But, don’t forget to bring CASH! We have an ATM on campus, in case of emergency.
  • Bring the whole family! We will have the rappel and rock climbing tower open to the public!
  • Bring your Tents and Lawn Chairs to watch the race right in the middle of the action! But, come hungry! We will have the grill fired up all day. All proceeds from concessions benefit the Corps of Cadets.

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