URBAN RAID OBSTACLE RACE RETURNS TO DOWNTOWN ALBANY ON AUGUST 9TH!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Press Contact – Lauren St. Clair, 207.699.2360 x 104; lstclair@360mediaventures.com  

URBAN RAID OBSTACLE RACE RETURNS TO DOWNTOWN ALBANY ON August 9TH!

5K OBSTACLE COURSE TAKES RACERS PAST THE CAPITOL BUILDING,LINCOLN PARK AND MORE BEFORE THE EPIC FINISH INSIDE THE TIMES UNION CENTER

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN, RACE CAPPED AT 1000 RACERS!

Albany, NY, March 17, 2014– RAID Events LLC, owners of the RAID Series of Obstacle Races, announced today that Urban RAID, the city based leg of the Series, will return to downtown Albany on August 9th.  In 2013 Urban RAID made history as the first ever obstacle race to take place on the streets of downtown Albany.

LOCATION

Starting and finishing inside the Times Union Center the 3.1 mile Urban RAID course will take racers past the Capitol, Lincoln Park and other Albany landmarks. Along the way runners will be asked to complete a series of 10-12 massive obstacles including a two-story high Cargo Climb, Marine Hurdles, Ropes and the signature RAID Series Wall.  Post-race, a consumer festival will be held right on the Times Union floor featuring music, a sponsor village, and the RAID Beer Garden!

THE RACE

Urban RAID Albany is open to men and women of all fitness levels over the age of 16 who desire a new challenge. In addition to open age divisions for both male and female racers, Urban RAID Albany also welcomes teams made up of a 3-10 racers .In 2014 The RAID Series will hold races in Portland, Maine, Boston, Massachusetts,  and Albany, New York

DETAILS

Urban RAID Albany will be capped at 1000 runners and registration will open on March 17th at www.raidevents.com with pricing as low as $30 during Opening Week from March 17th – March 24th. This year Urban RAID Albany has added a premium entry starting at $85.00 of which 50% of the fee will go directly to Charity.

Partners of Urban RAID Albany include Zico, Shipyard Brewing Company and Sports Authority.  The RAID Series is produced by 360 Media Ventures.   

If you would like more information about Urban RAID Albany, please contact Lauren St. Clair at 207.699.2360 x 104 or email at lstclair@360mediaventures.com.

 

 

About 360 Media Ventures 

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