Countryman Challenge 5K Obstacle Race

UPDATE: Unfortunately, the Countryman Challenge 5K Obstacle Race 2020 due to NY State guidelines regarding the Coronavirus, has been cancelled. We hope to see you all next year. All those registered will be refunded. 

When: Saturday April 18, 2020 at 1:00pm for the Main Event (ages 7 and over) pricing below/Fun Mini Obstacle Race (ages 6-11) starts at noon.

Where: West Mountain, 59 West Mountain Rd., Queensbury, NY 12804

WHAT: You do not want to miss this unique and fun 5K Obstacle Race that uses mountain and ski equipment (such as the b-net crawl that uses bnet fencing and the SL forest that uses race poles), and natural elements making this a one-of-a-kind event!

Individuals and Teams of 4 to 6 People (ages 7 and over) are Welcome to Participate. Partial proceeds benefit Double H Ranch and West Mountain School — two non-profits supporting children and their families. The Fun Race (for children ages 7-11) will begin before the main event at noon.

Registration/Check-In will take place in the Main Lodge from 11:15-11:30 for the Fun Race and 11:15-12:30pm for the Main Race.

Additional Information: This course is fun and challenging for everyone and competitors can walk it, hike it, run it or do a combination. You do not need skis for this competition. It is all on foot. What to bring: Water bottle, change of clothes and shoes for the after party.

Included in Main Race Fees: Take home bag with a Kind Bar, bottled water, West Mountain Neck Gaiter, a BBQ meal ticket (one per registrant), and one beer ticket for competitors 21 and over.

Included in Fun Race Fees: Take home bag with a Kind Bar, and a bottled water. BBQ tickets are not included with Fun Race and are sold separately for $10 per person.

Main Race Fees: Youth Individual (7-17 years old): $30 by 10am on March 15, $35 by 10am on April 1, $40 by 10am on April 13, $45 after 10am April 13. Adult Individual (18 and over): $35 by 10am on March 15, $40 by 10am on April 1, $45 by 10am on April 13, $50 after 10am April 13. Teams of 4-6 people: $130 by 10am on March 15, $150 by 10am on April 1, $170 by 10am April 13, $190 after 10am on April 13.

Fun Race Fees: Fun Race Fee: $10 for children (ages 6-11). Register online or at race registration. BBQ tickets are available for $10 online or at race registration. 

Prizes for the Fun Race Ages: 6-8 (girls and boys) 9-11 (girls and boys) Top three overall girls and boys in each age group: 1st place wins a youth/teen full privilege season pass, 2nd place wins A six pack of anytime lift tickets, and 3rd place wins a six pack of anytime 2-hour tubing tickets.

Prizes for the Main Race: 7-11 1st place wins a full privilege youth season pass, 2nd place wins a 6 pack of anytime lift tickets, and 3rd place wins a six pack of anytime 2-hour tubing tickets. Age Group: 12-18 Age Group Individual Male and Female: 1st place wins a full privilege teen season pass, 2nd place wins a 6 pack of anytime lift tickets, and 3rd place wins a six pack of anytime 2-hour tubing tickets. 19-30 Age Group Individual Male And Female: 1st place wins one adult full privilege season pass, 2nd place wins a six pack of anytime lift tickets, and 3rd place wins a six pack of anytime 2-hour tubing tickets. 31-45 Age Group Individual Male and Female: 1st place wins one adult full privilege season pass, 2nd place wins a six pack of anytime lift tickets, and 3rd place wins a six pack of anytime 2-hour tubing tickets. 46 + Age Group Individual Male and Female: 1st place wins one adult full privilege season pass, 2nd place wins a six pack of of anytime lift tickets, and 3rd place wins a six pack of anytime 2-hour tubing tickets. Top Three overall Teams: 1st place (each member) wins 12 4-hour anytime lift tickets. 2nd Place (each member) wins 8 4-hour anytime lift tickets. 3rd place (each member) wins 4 4-hour anytime lift tickets.

Additional Information: This course is fun for everyone and competitors can walk it, hike it, run it or do a combination. You do not need skis for this competition. It is all on foot:)

What to bring: Water bottle, change of clothes and shoes for the after party

We welcome children ages 7 and over to participate in the main event. Younger children are welcome to register at the discretion of a parent. Please email sara@westmtn.net if this pertains to your child.

Sponsors include: Price Chopper, West Mountain Racing, Driscoll Foods, Kind Bar, and Northway Brewing Co.

Event Benefits: Double H Ranch and West Mountain School.