Bucking good obstacle course
IF YOU are looking for as much fun as a physical challenge can be — and don’t mind getting dirty along the way — then the Brumby Run is for you.
The six, eight or 12 kilometre event is at Echuca’s Billabong Ranch on Sunday, November 4.
The 30-plus obstacles are designed to test those involved, both mentally and physically.
It doesn’t matter if you have to run, walk or scramble your way around the course, as long as you make it over the finish line in the end.
People can nominate for any of the three events and can change course mid-race.
The first wave kicks off at 11am and participants must be 13 years or older by November 4.
Organiser Kerry Aquisto said she was expecting more than 350 people to take part in the event, which is affiliated with the Obstacle Course Racing League of Victoria.
‘‘The Brumby Run is gaining in popularity each year and it is a fantastic fun day,’’ Kerry said.
Registration is $95 subject to availability.
It includes a straw cowboy hat, medallion, stubby holder and a can of beer or soft drink, along with a sausage sizzle.
Team entries are a chance to win a lucky group prize and the largest group entry also receives a prize.
A bar will operate all weekend and there is no BYO alcohol.
Entertainment includes music and drinks around the campfire Saturday night.
Rooms are available, from double through to team rooms of 12, from $30 per person at the Ranch but you must bring your own bedding.
A $10 parking fee applies with all proceeds going to the local CFA.
For information, visit www.facebook.com/ billabongranchbrumbyrun
HAVING FUN: Katherine McIntosh from Colbinabbin and Scott Young from Echuca take part in the Brumby Run in 2014.