Taylor's Heroes 5K Xtreme Boot Camp Challenge

This race is all about having fun while challenging yourself in a test of strength and endurance. The most important thing to do is HAVE FUN! Laugh incredibly hard, work your body hard and celebrate at the end of a tough but friendly competition filed with mud pits, fire hoses, spider webs of rope, tire walls, and surprise Boot Camp stations. Whether you want to have fun as a family or with a group of friends, or you are a serious athlete this course is for you. The course is like Taylor’s Heroes mission – have fun while being active and disregard any obstacles. We encourage families to run together and make this an annual family day. What a great way to show your kids that exercise can be fun!  Anyone can complete this course. If you think you can do it, or you think you can’t – you’re right!


Prizes for best team costumes – the crazier the better! 


Where: Saratoga Regional YMCA, 290 West Avenue, Saratoga Springs

When: Saturday, June 18, 2016 -- Registration opens at 8:00 a.m. and the race starts at 9:00 a.m.


5K Xtreme Boot Camp Challenge
$25/person before 5/1/16

$35/person until 5/2/16 - 6/17/16

$40/person race day 6/18/16

Prices include a tee shirt


1K Kids Course

$10 before 5/1/16

$15 until race day 6/18/16

Participation prize included


Take advantage of early registration and save!

Xtreme Boot Camp Waiver Download
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Xtreme Frequently Asked Questions

What the heck is an Xtrmeme Bootcamp Challange?

The Boot Camp Challenge is an extreme running event for all levels of athlete. There are obstacles such as mud, water, rope walls, planks, and tires that you will need to overcome.

What do I need for the Day of the Race?

A change of clothes and towel (or two) and lots of friends and family to participate with!

What should I Wear?

Our suggestion is to borrow someone else’s clothes, maybe the Lost and Found at your gym

Can I Wear a Ridiculous Costume?

Of Course! Simply ignore the fact that by Monday morning those pictures will be all over the Web and you may to explain to your (insert Boss, Co-workers, Family here)

I’m not a runner, or in shape, Can I Still Compete?

Whether you think you can do it or you think you can’t – you’re right. Now that we have that out of the Way, this Run is all about Your Desire to Finish. Fast or slow – finishing is an accomplishment

Can I get Hurt?

You Compete at your own Risk. We have a waiver that you must agree to as part of the registration.


How long is the course?

The course is under 3 miles

Can we compete with teams?

There will be prizes for the best team costumes! The crazier the better!

How can I volunteer?

Please email us at info@taylorsheroes.org

I Don’t Want To Do a Particular Obstacle. Can I still participate?

Yes, There Will be Things You will need to do as a Penalty….and Don’t Ask


How do I Become a Sponsor?

Contact us at info@taylorsheroes.org to discuss sponsorship opportunities.

How Old Do I have to be?

The 1K kids run is recommended for children in Kindergarden through second grade. Please remember that although your third grader may have run 5K's before, this course has obstacles PLUS running and may be more difficult. Please consider running the 5K course with your child if you're unsure of their ability to complete it. 


For any participant under 18 years old on race day, your parent or guardian must be present during packet pick-up to sign a waiver and release for you. If your parent is unable to be present at packet pick-up to sign the waiver, please download, print, and sign the waiver below.


"Whether you think you can, or think you can't--you're right." -Henry Ford