The obstacle course event visits the
Pittsburgh suburb on Saturday
PHOENIX (Oct. 10, 2019) – Terrain Race, the nation’s fastest
growing obstacle course race, returns to Western Pennsylvania this Saturday,
October 12th. This weekend will be the
first time this event has been hosted in Monroeville, a suburb east of Downtown
Pittsburgh. Terrain Race is produced by
CoolEvents, the nation’s largest experiential event company, in association
with VM Sports, Monroeville Pennsylvania’s tourism bureau for athletic events. Over 7,500 participants and spectators are
expected at Monroeville Community Park.
“Thanks to Visit Monroeville and VM Sports for
allowing us the opportunity to engage their community and get people from all
over Western Pennsylvania to enjoy what Monroeville has to offer,” said
CoolEvents CEO Bill Spata. “We welcome
the opportunity to work with communities around the country.”
Terrain Race is an obstacle course race that is
approximately five kilometers long where participants can expect mud pits,
walls, ropes, monkey bars, and a variety of additional obstacles that will be
placed around the unique terrain of the venue. The first wave of participants
launches at 8:15 a.m. and subsequent waves launch every 15 minutes until 2:00
p.m. The Mini Monkey kids race goes off
at 10:05 a.m. and 11:05 a.m.
“We are super excited to be hosting the Terrain Race
this weekend,” said Amy Capcara, Sales and Marketing Manager for VM Sports and
Visit Monroeville. “We are always looking for new events to bring to the area,
and this was an especially big win for Monroeville.”
Packet Pick Up will take place on Friday October 11th
from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at JCPenney at the Monroeville Mall, located at
500 Mall Cir Dr, Monroeville, PA 15146.
Located just east of Pittsburgh, PA at the junction of the Pennsylvania Turnpike and Interstate 376, Monroeville is just a short drive to both the City of Pittsburgh and the mountains of the Laurel Highlands. Monroeville Community Park is located at 2399 Tilbrook Rd, Monroeville, PA 15146.
Forbes Hospital is generously donating all medical aid for this event.
Terrain Race was recently voted Best International
Obstacle Race at the Challenge Awards Presented by Runner’s World.
About CoolEvents, LLC
CoolEvents, LLC offers a variety of unique,
experiential running and obstacle events that attract thousands of participants
who share a passion for running and helping others. The Company is in the middle of the 2019
event season that will see in excess of 150 events over six national
tours. These include: Terrain Race, the country’s fastest-growing
obstacle course race; Bubble Run, the largest daytime 5K run
in the country; Blacklight Run, and Foam Glow, the largest night-time glow runs in the country; and
Blacklight Slide, the world’s only
five-story-high waterslide with neon glowing water. The Company recently added Muddy Dash, a new muddy fun run tour, to its
schedule. Cool Events supports childhood
cancer awareness and has donated more than $5 million since inception to
children’s charities including Phoenix Children’s Hospital/Children’s Miracle
Network. 2019 saw one dollar from each
registration going to the Company’s official charity partner, 1Wish, whose vision is “to assist as many families and communities
in delivering that 1Wish for a child with a life-altering illness.”