The 2017 Canadian obstacle course racing season starts today with Concrete Rush, a 2km short course with 17 obstacles going down at Nathan Phillips Square in Downtown Toronto. This is Adam Kwitko bring you a play-by-play of every obstacle.
XXXX participants took part in the first edition of Concrete Rush, which is organized by the mud run specialists at Mud Hero. Open waves kicked off the event on Friday afternoon but the big day was Saturday,
The elite qualifying rounds began the day at 8:30am on Saturday, followed by open heats, the elite final at XXXX and then more open heats.
I ran in my new Salomon Sonic 2 road shoes. That’s right, Salomon’s penetrating the road market with these shoes, which come in my favourite colour.
Obstacles at Concrete Rush included:
- Road Block
- Mail Man
- Wet Concrete
- Construction Zone
- Hole Punch
- Rush Hour
- Cargo Climb
- Traverse Walls
- Inverted Walls
- Rops & Slopes
- The Platinum Rig which featured
- The F5 Skyline
- Rope Climb
Concrete Rush proudly supports Special Olympics Canada
The course measured exactly 2.02km according to my Suunto Spartan Sport GPS and was totally flat with only 85 meters of vertical gain.
This has been Adam Kwitko signing off from Concrete Rush 2017 at Nathan Phillips Square in downtown Toronto. Let me know what you thought of this event in the comments, share this report with your friends and follow me on Facebook and Instagram. @AdamKwitko is my handle.