To the Max Obstacle Challenge

Sun September 12, 2021 Normal, IL 61761 US Directions

1:00PM: 11-12 year olds (COMPETITIVE)

$35 $22 1:00PM CDT
18 spots left. Price increases after August 21, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT

9-10 year olds (COMPETITIVE)

$22.00 1:15PM - 1:30PM CDT
Events: 1:15PM: 9-10 year olds (COMPETITIVE) 1:30PM: 9-10 year olds (COMPETITIVE)

7-8 year olds (COMPETITIVE)

$22.00 1:45PM - 2:00PM CDT
Events: 1:45PM: 7-8 year olds (COMPETITIVE) 2:00PM: 7-8 year olds (COMPETITIVE)

5+ year olds for Individuals & Families (RECREATIONAL)

$22.00 2:15PM - 3:15PM CDT
Events: 2:15PM: 5+ year olds for Individuals & Families (RECREATIONAL) 2:30PM: 5+ year olds for Individuals & Families (RECREATIONAL) 2:45PM: 5+ year olds for Individuals & Families (RECREATIONAL) 3:00PM: 5+ year olds for Individuals & Families (RECREATIONAL) 3:15PM: 5+ year olds for Individuals & Families (RECREATIONAL)
Maxwell Park
507 North Parkside Road
Normal, IL US 61761

The “To the Max” Obstacle Challenge is a youth and family 2K course, highlighted by approximately 15 obstacles! It is managed by the Town of Normal Parks and Recreation Department. For ages 5+, we provide a large spectator area. All race participants will receive a t-shirt, participation medal and will be timed. Trophies to top-3 competitors in each competitive age group only. Sign up no later than August 21 to receive the discounted race fee and a guaranteed shirt size!

Race Day Experience & Safety Protocols

Safety Protocols

  • Stay Home if you are Feeling Sick or Experiencing Symptoms! 
  • Maintain 6' Social Distance
  • Face Coverings are Recommended and Encouraged
  • Please show up NO EARLIER than 15 minutes prior to your scheduled race time!
  • Participants should not congregate together at any time. Social distanced starting line will be implemented with markers for racer positioning.
  • Contact-less water and hand sanitizer stations will be located throughout the course route.
  • No on-site trophy presentation (winners will be contacted post-race) for competitive heats will be offered.
  • Post-race hospitality will be limited to bottled water.
  •  Online registration is required and closes on Wednesday, 9/9 at 12pm OR upon reaching max capacity. No on-site registration will be available for any reason.
  • Participant maximums in each race wave have been reduced, plus an overall cap on the total number of registrants.
  • Runners are strongly encouraged to pick up their race bags PRIOR TO the race day. Pick up will occur at the Normal Parks and Recreation Office - 100 E. Phoenix Avenue. Pick up times will be Thursday, 9/10 from 3-6pm and Friday, 9/11 from 11am-2pm.
Race Results
  • Race results will be available online only and not posted on-site.
  • Questions about race results? Contact OCR Race Coordinator Hanna at
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