Decatur Park District, United Way hosting Big Obstacle 3K race

DECATUR - The Decatur Park District and United Way of Decatur are inviting central Illinois residents 16 years of age and older to take part in an extreme obstacle race on July 25.

Officials say the Big Obstacle 3K is a race made up of military and inflatable obstacles.  The event will be held at Fairview Park from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.  Participants will have to navigate a three kilometer self-timed course consisting of climbing walls, tube tunnels, strength endurance, and inflatable obstacles.

Awards will be given to the top male and female competitors of each competitive heat and ultra heat.  Individuals who wish to participate must be at least 16 years old.  All proceeds for this event will benefit United Way of Decatur and Decatur Park District Youth Sports programs.

For more information, call (217) 422-8537.

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