Stories tagged with: Wilderness Challenge

May 18, 2013 - 5:10pm
1 year 9 weeks ago

Mud pits, barb wire, and running sounds a lot like boot camp but today people paid to participate in those outdoor activities.

After competing in other races over the years, the Zemba brothers created a 5 k Wilderness Challenge. They say they wanted theirs to be the best and added different obstacles to make that happen.

"There's some barb wire, deep water a lot of muck that makes it harder because the more weight your clothes takes on the harder to race in," said Chris...

July 28, 2012 - 5:37pm
1 year 51 weeks ago

Mud, barbed wire and shock therapy are expected during this 5K

Zanesville's first Wilderness Challenge took place at Zemba Brothers outside of Dresden. This race is not for the faint of heart or for those who wish to stay clean.

"Lots of man-made obstacles. Cargo nets, mud pits, trench warfare, barbed wire, substantial natural obstacles. Hill climbs with ropes, sand pits. It's three-plus miles with twenty-plus obstacles," said Brent Kemble, Wilderness Challenge promoter...

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