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Battle on Buffett Beach


Sat November 17, 2018
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Location: Pascagoula, MS US 39567 Directions
Type: Obstacle Course
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Events
Event Time Price Details
Elite Division
Time
8:45AM CST
Price
$40.00
Events: 8:45 AM Wave - Elites Only
Individual Division
Time
9:20AM - 11:00AM CST
Price
$40.00
Events: 9:20 AM Wave - 14 & Older 9:40 AM Wave - 14 & Older 10:00 AM Wave - 14 & Older 10:20 AM Wave - 14 & Older 10:40 AM Wave - 14 & Older 11:00 AM Wave - 14 & Older
Teams of 5 - All Male Division
Time
9:20AM - 11:00AM CST
Price
$40.00
Events: 9:20 AM Wave - 14 & Older 9:40 AM Wave - 14 & Older 10:00 AM Wave - 14 & Older 10:20 AM Wave - 14 & Older 10:40 AM Wave - 14 & Older 11:00 AM Wave - 14 & Older
Teams of 5 - All Female Division
Time
9:20AM - 11:00AM CST
Price
$40.00
Events: 9:20 AM Wave - 14 & Older 9:40 AM Wave - 14 & Older 10:00 AM Wave - 14 & Older 10:20 AM Wave - 14 & Older 10:40 AM Wave - 14 & Older 11:00 AM Wave - 14 & Older
Teams of 5 - Coed Division
Time
9:20AM - 11:00AM CST
Price
$40.00
Events: 9:20 AM Wave - 14 & Older 9:40 AM Wave - 14 & Older 10:00 AM Wave - 14 & Older 10:20 AM Wave - 14 & Older 10:40 AM Wave - 14 & Older 11:00 AM Wave - 14 & Older
Kids Obstacle Course 6-13
Time
12:00PM - 12:40PM CST
Price
$20.00
Events: Kids Obstacle Course 6-13 Yr. Olds @ 12:00 PM Wave Kids Obstacle Course 6-13 years @ 12:20 PM Wave Kids Obstacle Course 6-13 years @ 12:40 PM Wave
Place
Beach Park
600 City Park Street
Pascagoula, MS US 39567
Description

Battle on Buffett Beach

 

Race Date & Time:  Saturday, November 17, 2018.  Elites begin at 8:45 AM, Open Waves begin at 9:20 am

Race Start Address:  The point at 500 Beach Blvd, Pascagoula, MS 39567.  Elite racers will start and end at Beach Park. Open Waves will ride a shuttle to The Point for the start.  Kids race begins and ends at Beach Park.

Race Finish Address: Beach Park, 600 City Park St., Pascagoula, MS 39567.  All Racers will check-in at Beach Park.

Spectator viewing will be allowed along Beach Blvd. 

 

Event Description: 

Battle on Buffett Beach is a 5k obstacle race in the sand in Pascagoula, MS.  There will be at least 20 obstacles including a vertical wall, hurdles, over/under trench, balance over water, rope climb, tire run, culvert crawl, monkey bars, sand hill challenges, and much more. There will be a youth obstacle course for kids ages 6-13 years and the main race course is available for youths ages 14-17 and adults ages 18 and up.  There is an elite race division, individual division and team division registration available. 

Event includes a welcome reception meal voucher on Friday, November 16, 2018 (need to RSVP) and a t-shirt, participation medal and mesh back pack for all registered participants.  Active registration also includes refreshments on the day of the race. **We will order extra t-shirts but we are only guaranteeing you will get a shirt if you register by Oct. 1, 2018.  

Children will get a t-shirt, participation medal, mesh back pack and a beverage. **We will order extra t-shirts but we are only guaranteeing you will get a shirt if you register by Oct. 1, 2018.  

Race Organizers will send bi-weekly emails to race participants starting September 1, 2018 with more information regarding general information, hotels, training tips, shuttle service, what to wear and bring, and more. 

Elite registrants will ONLY participate during the first heat at 8:45 am.  Individuals and teams can register in any heat throughout the day.  Open waves of no more than 75 people will leave the start every 20 minutes starting at 9:20 am.

 

Registration Fees (Early & Late Fees & dates):

  • Kids competition for ages 6-13 years:
  • July 16-Aug. 31:  $20
  • Sept. 1-30:  $25
  • Oct. 1-Nov. 16:  $30
  • Adults competition for ages 14 and up (no discount for groups):
  • July 16-Aug. 31:  $40
  • Sept. 1-30:  $50
  • Oct. 1-Nov. 16: $60

There is no on-site registration the day of the race.

Registration Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.  

Packet Pickup (Location, Date & Time):

         a.    Brady’s Steaks and Seafood – 3801 Magnolia Street, Pascagoula, MS from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday, November 16th.

         b.    Packet pick-up will also be available at Beach Park, 600 City Park Street, Pascagoula, MS on Saturday starting at 7:30 AM.  Racers should arrive at Beach Park on Saturday a minimum of one hour ahead of their heat to check-in and catch the shuttle to the race start which is located at 500 Beach Boulevard.  The finish line will be on the beach near Beach Park Pier.  Shuttle service will be available from designated areas in Pascagoula to Beach Park and to the race start.  Keep in mind that Elite racers will start and finish at Beach Park.  

Age Groups:

           a.    Elite: Male and Female, ages 14-29, 30-49, and 50+.

           b.   Teams: All teams of 5 compete against other teams.  No age division.

           c.    Open Racers: Male and Female, kids ages 6-9 and 10-13 years. Male and Female, ages 14-17, 18-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70+.

 

Awards:  

           a.    Elite:

                       1.    Overall Male and Overall Female: 

                        2.    Male and Female 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in each age group:  Ages 14-29, 30-49 & 50+

           b.     Individual:

                       1.     Overall Male and Overall Female:

                        2.    Male and Female 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in each age group:  Ages 14-17, 18-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 & 70+

            c.     Teams:

                        1.      Male Teams: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd

                         2.     Female Teams: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd

                         3.      Coed Teams: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd

             d.     Kids:

                         1.     Overall Male and Overall Female:

                          2.    Male and Female 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in each age group:  Ages 6-9 & 10-13

Rules of the Course:

Elite racers will be required to complete ALL of the obstacles to be considered for an award.  The only burpee's that will be allowed are at the burpee station near the end of the race.  There will be a chute marked by shark fins at the sand dunes and all racers must enter the obstacles between the shark fins. Any avoidance of obstacles will result in a DNF (did not finish).

Open racers will be required to make a valid attempt at all obstacles.  If an attempt is made but the obstacle is not successfully completed, a designated set of burpees will be allowed for a racer to be considered for 1st, 2nd or 3rd place in their category.  There will be a chute marked by shark fins at the sand dunes and all racers must enter the obstacles between the shark fins. Any avoidance of obstacles will result in a DNF (did not finish), meaning the racer cannot be considered for an award.  

 

PROMOTIONAL RACE VIDEO

ARE YOU BATTLE READY? 

THE COUNTDOWN TO BATTLE ON BUFFETT BEACH CONTINUES ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2018.  CHECK OUT THE VIDEO TO SEE SOME OF THE OBSTACLES WAITING TO BE CONQUERED BY YOU!

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