Rough Runners Games
The Rough Runners Games is an event challenging your overall general fitness through exercises including: 1 mile sprint and 3 minute blocks per exercise where you will max out on the following exercises: push ups, mountain climbers, lunges, squats, inch worms, burpees and planks.
Local time: 1:57 PM
Awards given out to everyone that finishes the games along with those that have the highest reps per exercises.
The Rough Runners games happen twice a year, June 18, 2017 and November 19, 2017. The games are comprised of typical Rough Runners challenge workouts. Doing these games is a great way to gauge your overall fitness twice a year and to motivate you to keep working hard and pushing limits.
The Rough Runners games are part of the Rough Runners Trail Race Series worth a maximum of 21 points.
Participants will have to run a 1 mile sprint and, have 1 minute of maxing out on reps for the exercises listed below. Plank challenge is 5 minutes.
push up max out
mountain climbers max out
lunges max out
squats max out
inch worm max out
burpees max out
plank blaster 5 minute challenge
1 mile sprint
Participants will break down into groups of 2 to 3. The Games Director (GD) will call everyone to prepare for the first 1 minute challenge. The GD will announce the start of each challenge. One participant in each group, at a time, will take turns doing their challenge while the other(s) participant(s) keep count. When the one minute is up the GD will announce it and the participants will then switch until everyone in each group gets a chance to do their 1 minute challenge of each exercise.
There will be a five minute rest while transitioning from one exercise challenge to the next.
The second to last challenge is the 5 minute plank blast. Everyone goes as long as they can until the 5 minutes are past.
The last challenge is the mile sprint.
Who ever has the most reps of each category and also has the fastest mile wins the games. The top three males and females of the Games will each get a trophy award. Top male/female of each age group category also gets awarded with additional ribbons.
The awards ceremony will take place right after the last mile runner finishes.
Points system breakdown
complete the games: 5 pts
fastest mile: 5 pts
5 minute plank challenge: 5 pts (whoever makes it to 5 minutes gets the 5 points)
2nd place mile: 2.5 pts
3rd place mile: 1.25 pts
overall male/female winner of games: 6 pts
2nd place overall games: 3 pts
3rd place overall games: 1.5 pts
1st place age group overall games: 0.75 pts
overall male/female games winners: trophy with a certificate with totals
complete the games: finisher's medal & certificate with totals
specific exercise/mile winners: ribbons