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3rd Annual C2 Survival Race
2014) The Steele Creek YMCA will hold its 3rd Annual C2 Survival
Race at Camp Thunderbird in Lake Wylie, SC on Saturday, September
13th. Adventure enthusiasts are invited to sign up at
Steele Creek C2 Survival Race.
C2 Survival Race challenges adventure seekers, combining
extreme terrain trail running with obstacle-bounding adventure, and
raises money for camp and after school program scholarships.
With three competitions – one for adult
“survivors”, one for teams, and one for kids - roughly 500 athletes
will participate in a trail run packed with obstacles and physical
ages 14 and up, will complete a 3.2 mile extreme terrain trail run
through Camp Thunderbird with obstacles that will include climbing
walls, water carries, saw horse hurdles, and many more. The C2
Survival Race for kids ages 8-14 is similarly structured with
ability tiered adventure challenges including agility tire drills,
army crawls, and hay bale jumps.
The race begins at
8:00 A.M. for adults and 9:30 A.M. for kids.
In addition to
the race, a variety of family fun activities, like paddle-boarding,
zip-lining, pony rides, and kayaking, will be available on Saturday,
September 13th. The family activities do not require registration. A
$10 all inclusive wristband will be available for purchase that will
allow access to all of these activities.
proceeds from the race and wristbands will fund scholarships for local kids in need to
participate in enrichment programs like the Y’s Summer Camp and
After School Programs.
The Y is expecting a sold-out event so early
registration is encouraged. To register online for the C2 Survival
Race or for more information about the Steele Creek Y and its
programs, visit the
Steele Creek YMCA web site. For general event information, contact Ashley
Collie at 704-716-4631 or
Creek YMCA is located at 2135-A Ayrsley Town Boulevard and offers a
wide variety of programs for youth and adults. Its mission is to put
Christian principles into practice through programs that build
healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
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