An Epic Obstacle Course Is Coming To London This September

Rough Runner London

Ever watched Total Wipeout, Ninja Warriors or Gladiators… and fancied giving it a go yourself?

Well, this summer you can, as the TV game show-inspired obstacle event Rough Runner heads to Finsbury Park on September 8–9! They promise no ice baths, no electricity, and no barbed wire – just big, epic challenges that offer the opportunity for glorious victory or hilarious mishaps.

Obstacle Course London

The epic event combines distance running – with a choice of a 5km or 10km course –with up to twenty obstacles along the way, including a giant ball pool, ‘hang rough’ rings, Big Balls and a 40-metre water slide. In true 90s TV fashion, the challenge ultimately finishes on the fearsome Travelator from Gladiators.

It’s your chance to see if you really would be a contender.

RR: Rough Runner Oxford 2016
Photo: Thomas Lovelock /SilverHub Media

The are discounts for teams, who are also able to set off as a group, regardless of whether team members have opted for the 5km or 10km challenge. Over 15,000 Londoners have taken on the Rough Runner obstacle course over the last three years – check out the scenes from last year’s Clapham event below – but 2018’s edition promises to be bigger, better and slidier than ever.

With over 5,000 participants expected, you can count on atmosphere like no other. Sign up now!

Dates: Saturday, September 8, and Sunday, September 9, with sessions from 9am – 2pm.
Location: Finsbury Park. Nearest stations: Finsbury Park or Manor House. See it on Google Maps.
Price: from £57 for one 5k runner; team discounts available. Spectators can attend for free! Book tickets via Fever.

OCR Runners at Rough Runner

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