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Barber Beast on the Bay - Obstacle Course Race
Saturday, September 8th 2018
Erie, PA

10 miles, 30 obstacles, 1 goal: Beat the Beast! Whether you are an elite OCR addict or a new to the scene first timer, the Barber Beast on the Bay offers something for every level of competitor.  Tackle insane terrains – from sand to mud to lake to swamp!  The Barber Beast on the Bay combines natural and man-made obstacles with one of the best locations available -- the beach! 

While our venue is scenic, the Beast is definitely no walk in the park.  Participants will take on 10 miles of sand, water, and trails – it’s the nature of the Beast!  Be ready to run, jump, climb and crawl across more than 30 obstacles on the shores of Lake Erie. 

The Barber Beast on the Bay, Erie, PA's biggest obstacle course race, takes place Saturday, September 8, 2018 on the shores of Presque Isle State Park.  Participants are so hooked on the Beast they are returning for the 6th year in a row! 

Take it from our reviews: One person said "The Beast made the Warrior Dash seem like a kid’s playground." Another added, "Mud, sand, water AND obstacles- does it get any better? Try it once- you’ll be hooked!" Do you have what it takes to beat the Beast?

The Elite wave kicks off the Beast at 8:30am for competitive OCR addicts and extreme athletes.  Additional timed waves are at 8:40am and 8:50am.  Non timed waves begin at 9:00am, launching every fifteen minutes until 11:30am.  When registering, you may choose which category, Elite, Timed or Non Timed, and your specific wave time.  Team captains coordinate with team members to choose the team start time.  We recommend you show up an hour before your start time to check in and allow enough time to shuttle out the start line on Beach 11 of Presque Isle.

Registration Options:

  • Elite Wave for the intense 10 Mile Obstacle Course competitors who want to win!  8:30am ONLY
  • Timed Waves for 10 Mile Obstacle Course participants who want to know a time to beat for next year! 8:40am or 8:50am waves ONLY
  • Non Timed Waves for 10 Mile Obstacle Course participants who want to have fun!  9:15am - 11:15am
  • Join a Team to get through this tough course together for any of the waves!
    Click to RegisterPlease Note: 
    • Participants must be registered by August 1, 2018 to be guaranteed selected shirt size.  If participant registers after this date, we cannot guarantee we will have desired size available.  Please choose your size carefully; shirt sizes cannot be changed once selected.

    • We cannot offer refunds under any circumstances; participants can transfer their registration until 8/31/18. If a registrant cannot participate or transfer their registration, their fee is considered a charitable donation to the Barber Foundation.





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