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South Carolina Rugged Maniac 2018-03-17  


Rugged Maniac


Rugged Maniac
Saturday, March 17, 2018
Boone Hall Plantation
2340 Hwy 17 South
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466
United States

You could spend your Saturday running errands or binge-watching TV, but wouldn’t it be more fun to do something absolutely insane with your friends?!

Picture this:  You arrive at Boone Hall Plantation on March 17th with a carload of your most adventurous friends.  As you step out you notice the people around you admiring your group’s coordinated “Avengers-in-bathing-suits” costumes and your on-point Hulk-green body paint. In the festival, people are already riding the mechanical bull and playing beach volleyball (Rugged Maniac is definitely more than just a mud run), but you’re more interested in the stein-hoisting contest on the main stage.  You make a note to sign up for that and the pie-eating contest after you run.   You see obstacles in the distance – mud-covered people jumping over fire, bouncing on trampolines, rocketing down a huge water slide – and your surging excitement confirms what you already knew: Today is going to be awesome!

Stop daydreaming.  Grab your friends and get your tickets now!

Heat information: 

Waves of up to 350 participants will start at the following times. Starts at 9:00am, ends at 3:00pm

Aid Stations: 

We provide water at one station halfway through the course and again at the finish line. We don't provide water to spectators or in the festival area generally. Water and other beverages will be available for purchase from vendors, but you can also bring in your own non-alcoholic beverages (no glass bottles).

Free stuff: 
  • Rugged Maniac T-Shirt
  • Racer Medal
  • Free professional race photos
  • One free beer
  • Sponsor Swag
  • Fresh Fruit
  • Access to the festival
Award / Prizes: 

Awards are available for:

  • Top Overall Finisher
  • Top 3 female finishers
  • Top 3 male finishers
  • Top racer over 55
  • Top racer under 18
Post-race Party: 

A mechanical bull, adult bounce houses and live music! Beer will be flowing from our friends at local breweries so be sure to grab one while you listen to some of the area's coolest bands!

Team informations: 

Teams are allowed, but team times are not recorded. All racers are timed individually


$10 a person! A spectator ticket gives you access to the viewing areas on the course and the festival area, which features live music, beer, food, vendors and festival games!



Other informations: 

You won't get a private shower with hot water, but we'll have a public hose-off station with nice cold water for you after you run. Our system has been redesigned to accomodate our crowds, but with over 5,000 runners at each event, lines are unavoidable, especially if people decide to clean their shoes, wash their hair and give their dog a bath while others are waiting. Here's a tip: bring a gallon of water with you and skip the rinse-off station. You'll look like a genius to everyone else standing in line with mud in their eye!You are welcome to don any kind of footwear you want. However, you assume the risk of any injuries that result from your decision to do so. Rugged Races LLC does not guarantee that the course will be free of sharp objects, including rocks, splinters, pinecones, glass, nails, knives, swords, chainsaws or anything else whatsoever.Water obstacles are no more than 4 feet deepYou're free to go around any obstacles you can't get over or don't want to do, but you won't be eligible to win based on imeRunners can choose whether to get timed or not!  If you're in it to win it or you want your name, age and finish time to be preserved for eternity in the official results list, then select the timing option during registration and you'll get your very own electronic timing chip (yours to keep!) that'll record your time as you cross the finish line. But don't worry, you don't have to be officially timed to know your finish time.  We'll have a large digital clock at the finish line that'll be displaying the hour, minute and second as you cross.  Our timing system is pretty high-tech. We'll assign you a RFID timing chip that you'll attach securely to your shoe. Our computers will then record what time you cross the start and finish lines. Timing chips must be attached to the runner's shoes to ensure times are accurately recorded.Barefoot running is allowed, but you assume the risk of any injuriesRacers must be at least 14 years old.Please arrive at least 1.5 hours before your wave starts. This gives you enough time to park, stretch, hydrate, check-in, etc. If you miss your start time and the race is a sellout, you won't be able to run.

For the latest details on this race, always refer to the organizer official website by clicking on the official link at the top of this page. If you have questions related to this event, use the contact page of the organizer website.