MEDIA: Press Releases

BADASS Dash™ Obstacle Course Challenge Set to Transform Sam Boyd Stadium Into a 7k Gauntlet WITH OVER 40 OBSTACLES! May 28, 2016

February 1, 2016

LAS VEGAS –For the first time ever, Sam Boyd Stadium will be transformed into a 7K gauntlet during the annual Star 107.9 Badass Dash™ Obstacle Course Challenge on Saturday, May 28 at 8 AM.After challenging more than 12,000 adventure enthusiasts during the past 3 years at the South Point Arena, Badass Dash™ - one of the world’s leading producers of Obstacle Course Challenges & Adventure Races - is “upping the ante” by increasing both the difficulty level and number of obst...

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OCR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS SEES LARGEST INFLUX OF QUALIFYING EVENTS SINCE INCEPTION

May 20, 2015

The OCR World Championships (OCRWC), the premier independent world championship for in the sport of Obstacle Course Racing, announced the addition of qualifying races spanning three continents. This is the largest influx of qualifying events since the inception of the OCRWC, further indicating the racing community’s desire for a unified sport.“Obstacle Course Racing continues to grow at an unprecedented rate,” said OCRWC Chief Operating Officer Brad Kloha. “By strengthening ou...

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South Point Hotel & Arena Transforms into one BADASS 7K Obstacle Course Challenge and Adventure Race, Benefitting Autism Speaks Saturday May 23rd

May 15, 2015

Tweet it: [email protected] transforms into 7K obstacle course challenge w/ 45+ challenges during @thebadassdash on 5/23: http://bit.ly/1KRCISlLAS VEGAS – For the third consecutive year, South Point Arena and Equestrian Center transforms into a 7K gauntlet during the annual BADASS Dash™ Obstacle Course Challenge and Adventure Run on Saturday, May 23 at 8 a.m.BADASS Dash™ is one of the world’s leading producers of obstacle course challenges.  After more than 3,000 adventure enth...

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Victory Brewing Company Announces Sponsorship of the BADASS Dash™ Obstacle Course Challenge & Adventure Race at Kiwanis Park on March 28, To Benefit Autism Speaks

September 17, 2014

Victory Beer Awaits Runners at the Finish LineTempe, Ariz. - September 15, 2014 - Hundreds of participants will run through more than 25 obstacles in a 5 or 7K race at Kiwanis Park in Tempe on March 28, 2015 during the inaugural Arizona BADASS Dash™. After an exhilarating race, all runners can join in the fun at the Post Race Festival. For those 21+, a complimentary beer awaits them at the finish line provided by Victory Brewing Company.Victory Brewing Company is the newest BADASS ...

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FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER THE ROC WILL PLAY HOST TO A WORLDWIDE OBSTACLE COURSE CHALLENGE & ADVENTURE RACE BENEFITTING AUTISM SPEAKS AUGUST 2nd, 2014

July 29, 2014

BADASS Dash™, one of the world’s leading producers of Obstacle Course Challenges & Adventure Races and whose events benefit Autism Speaks, is making its second Canadian tour stop of the 2014 season when it comes to The ROC on August 2nd. The race is the first of its kind in the Town of Georgina and will feature 40 unique, challenging, fun and badass obstacles sprawled across a 7K (4.4 mile) course.Grant Reeves, CEO for the BADASS Dash™ series states, “We are very excited to bring...

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BADASS DASH™ RETURNS TO THE BALLPARK AT ROSEMONT BIGGER, BADDER & WITH OVER 30 OBSTACLES TO HELP PROVIDE THOSE WITH AUTISM THEIR FINISH LINE ON AUGUST 30th, 2014

June 24, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brett Pegler Phone: 330-441-4255 Email: socialmedia[at]badassdash[dot.]comMedina, OH – BADASS Dash™, one of the world’s leading producers of Obstacle Course Challenges & Adventure Races and whose events benefit Autism Speaks, is returning to Rosemont to raise public awareness and funding for Autism and its effects on individuals, families, and society while bringing hope to all who deal with the hardships of this disorder. This year’s race will...

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BADASS Dash™ OBSTACLE COURSE CHALLENGE TO TAKE PLACE AT WESLEY CLOVER PARKS

May 17, 2014

Course Will Feature 7 Kilometers with More than 30 Obstacles Ottawa, Ontario – May. 17, 14The BADASS Dash™ Obstacle Challenge, one of the world’s leading producers of obstacle course challenges and adventure races, and whose events benefit Autism Speaks is kicking off its Canadian 2014 series on July 19th at the new Wesley Clover Parks located at 401 Corkstown Road. The course will feature over 30+ unique, challenging, fun and BADASS obstacles sprawled across a 7K (4.4 mile) course ...

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SPORTS AUTHORITY SIGNS ON TO BECOME THE OFFICIAL PACKET PICK UP LOCATION FOR THE 2014 BADASS DASH™ OBSTACLE COURSE & ADVENTURE RACE SERIES

May 7, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brett Pegler Phone: 330-441-4255 Email: [email protected], OH – BADASS Dash™, one of the world’s leading producers of Obstacle Course Challenges & Adventure Racing and whose events benefit Autism Speaks, is proud to welcome Sports Authority, one of the largest full-line sporting goods retailers in the United States and Puerto Rico, as a marketing partner for the series. One component of this partnership will i...

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MOUNTAIN KHAKIS® SOUL STATEMENT FOSTERS PARTNERSHIP WITH BADASS DASH™ OBSTACLE SERIES

May 5, 2014

 (Jackson Hole, WY, May 1, 2014) Mountain Khakis®, a leading mountain-inspired lifestyle apparel brand known for its “Best Damn Khakis,” is teaming up with BADASS Dash™, the Ultimate Adventure Race and Obstacle Course Challenge benefiting Autism Speaks, as both a marketing partner and outfitter of the live event crew.“When searching for a both a marketing partner and authority on outfitting our staff & event crew for this year, our CEO came across the MK S...

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BADASS DASH™ TEAMS UP WITH THE DAVE RICE FOUNDATION TO PROVIDE THOSE WITH AUTISM THEIR FINISH LINE ON MAY 24th, 2014 AT THE SOUTHPOINT ARENA

April 28, 2014

  Medina, OH –   BADASS Dash™, one of the world’s leading producers of Obstacle Course Challenges & Adventure Races and whose events benefit Autism Speaks, is teaming up with Las Vegas based Dave Rice Foundation in a joint effort to raise public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families, and society while bringing hope to all who deal with the hardships of this disorder. This year’s race will once again be held at the SouthPoint Are...

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FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER THE VILLAGE OF HOFFMAN ESTATES WILL PLAY HOST TO A WORDLWIDE OBSTACLE COURSE CHALLENGE & ADVENTURE RACE BENEFITTING AUTISM SPEAKS MAY 10th, 2014

April 14, 2014

Medina, OH – BADASS Dash™, one of the world’s leading producers of Obstacle Course Challenges & Adventure Races and whose events benefit Autism Speaks, is making its second tour stop of the 2014 season when it comes to Hoffman Estates on May 10th. The race is the first of its kind in Hoffman Estates and will feature over 30 unique, challenging, fun and badass obstacles sprawled across a 7K (4.4 mile) course that begins and ends at the Sears Centre. To learn more please visit badassdas...

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BADASS Dash™ & Snap Fitness Partnership Gives New Meaning to Good Health and Active Lifestyles

March 20, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Brett Pegler 330-441-4255[cryptex][email protected][/cryptex]Medina, OH –BADASS Dash™, one of the world’s leading producers of Obstacle Course Challenges & Adventure Racing and whose events benefit Autism Speaks, is teaming up with Snap Fitness, a global leader in fitness franchises with nearly 2,000 clubs worldwide, to officially announce their Good Health and Active Lifestyle Partnership.“The Synergies from both our philo...

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BEST OF THE BEST INVITED TO COMPETE IN THE 2014 GOPRO MOUNTAIN GAMES INAUGURAL EDDIE BAUER BADASS DASH™

March 5, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Brian King 330.441.4255 x 25 [cryptex][email protected][/cryptex] Medina, OH – BADASS Dash™, one of the world’s leading producers of Obstacle Course Challenges & Adventure Races and whose events benefit Autism Speaks, is pleased to announce they will be inviting the top 5 Men’s and Women’s place finishers from its coveted ELITE Division for each of the past races dating back to 2012 to the Inaugural Eddie Bauer BADASS Dash™™. The ...

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OVERCOMING OBSTACLES & ADVERSITY TO ANCHOR A REVOLUTIONARY CORPORATE TEAM BUILDING PROGRAM

March 2, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brian King Phone: 330-441-4255 Email: [cryptex][email protected][/cryptex] Medina, OH – BADASS Dash™, one of the world’s leading producers of Obstacle Course Challenges & Adventure Races and whose events benefit Autism Speaks, is introducing a revolutionary way for corporations to develop and engage in true team building exercises. The CORPORATE TEAM BUILDING CHALLENGE will be offered at each and every BADASS Dash™ race throughout North Am...

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StartLine Racing Partners with BADASS Dash™ To Offer Exciting New Race Experiences Throughout North America

February 24, 2014

For immediate release: Contact: Scott Kelly 480-206-3435 [email protected], Ariz.—Feb. 11, 2014 — StartLine Racing,  whose mission is to give every runner the best possible Race Day experience each and every time they lace up their shoes, has entered into a mutual partnership with the BADASS Dash™ Obstacle Course Race Series for 2014. This partnership will add a completely new genre to an already large schedule of events StartLine Racing is managing results for ...

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B.A.D. Obstacle Challenge™ Returns to Stone Mountain Park BIGGER, BADDER & WITH OVER 30 OBSTACLES!

February 5, 2014

Contact: Brian King Phone: 330-441-4255 Email: [cryptex][email protected][/cryptex]Medina, OH – THE B.A.D. Obstacle Challenge™, one of the world’s leading producers of Obstacle Course Challenges & Adventure Races and whose events benefit Autism Speaks, is kicking off its 2014 series when it returns to the Atlanta market on March 15, 2014. This year’s race will be held on March 15 and feature over 30 unique, challenging, fun and badass obstacles sprawled across a 7K...

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BADASS DASH™ TAKES IT’S CAMPAIGN OF RAISING AWARENESS & FUNDING FOR AUTISM SPEAKS TO A WHOLE NEW LEVEL

January 21, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brian King Phone: 330-441-4255 Email: [email protected] Medina, OH – BADASS Dash™, one of the world’s leading producers of Obstacle Course Racing and Adventure runs, whose events benefit Autism Speaks, an organization dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and possible cure for Autism; to raising public awareness about Autism and its effects on individuals, families, and society; and to bring hope...

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Men, Women and Children Are Not the Only Ones At BADASS Dash™ Obstacle Course Challenges! Now there will be K9 Companions as well!

January 6, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Brian King Phone: 330.441.4255 Email: [email protected], OH -BADASS Dash™, one of the world’s leading producers of Obstacle Course Challenges & Adventure Racing and whose events benefit Autism Speaks, is pleased to announce the addition of the K9 Companion division for their 2014 series. This new division will bring men, women, children and their “best friend” together as a team to conquer 8-10 unique, challenging, fun an...

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2014 GoPro Mountain Games Evolves The Family Friendly Mud Run and Adds BADASS Dash Obstacle Course Race to Competition Line-Up

December 20, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Brian King Phone: 330.441.4255 Email: [email protected](Vail, Colo.) December 20, 2013 – Featuring over two dozen competitions in eight different sports, the GoPro Mountain Games is already one of the world’s most diverse sports festivals. In 2014, the event continues to grow with the addition of the Eddie Bauer BADASS Dash™ Obstacle Challenge, a seven-kilometer race featuring over 30 obstacles.“Obstacle course racing (OCR) has quickly b...

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“OBSTACLES” ARE NOT THE ONLY CHALLENGES TAKEN ON BY AUTISM SPEAKS ON OCTOBER 26th IN DOWNTOWN ZOAR

October 10, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Brian King Phone: 330.441.4255 Email: [email protected], OH -  Autism Speaks, an organization dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and possible cure for autism; to raising public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families, and society; and to bringing hope to all who deal with the hardships of this disorder, is proud to announce that they have been chosen as the charita...

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BADASS Dash™ Obstacle Course Challenge & Adventure Race Secures a New and Improved Home for the 2013 Chicago Tour Stop August 31, 2013

August 2, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Brian King Phone: 330.441.4255 Email: [email protected], OH - Four weeks after having the Village of Brookfield unexpectedly decide they no longer wanted to host the 2013 Chicago tour stop for the BADASS Dash™ Obstacle Course Challenge & Adventure Run Series, a new and improved home for the race has been secured. Earlier today an agreement was reached between BADASS Dash™ management and the Village of Rosemont to host the ra...

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April Sparkles “BLUE” For Autism Awareness and The BADASS Dash Continues To Make The Rest of 2013 Shine Equally as Bright for Autism Speaks

April 10, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Brian King Phone: 330.441.4255 Email: [email protected], OH – The 2013 BADASS Dash™ Obstacle Challenge & Adventure Race Series, which is currently taking place at select cities throughout North America in support of Autism Speaks, will “Light it up BLUE” by changing its logo from Yellow to BLUE to signify Autism Awareness Month.Autism Speaks, an organization dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the cause...

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BADASS Dash™ Adventure Race & Obstacle Course Challenge Set to Transform New Jersey Motorsports Park on June 22nd To Benefit Autism Speaks

April 2, 2013

Medina, OHAutism Speaks, an organization dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and cure for autism; to raising public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families, and society; and to bringing hope to all who deal with the hardships of this disorder, is proud to announce that they have been chosen as the charitable partner for the inaugural New Jersey BADASS Dash™ Obstacle Challenge taking place June 22nd at the New...

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THERE IS A NEW DASH IN TOWN… AND IT’S BADASS!

March 18, 2013

Medina, OHThe Rabun County Convention & Visitors Bureau in cooperation with the Owners of Blue Ridge Camp are please to announce that the BadAss Dash™ is making a stop in Mountain City, Georgia on September 28th, 2013.So…. whether you are a weekend warrior or a full on adrenaline junky, get ready for the most BADASS Obstacle Course Challenge and Adventure Run this side of insanity. Mountain City Georgia, will host one of 10 stops for the BADASS Dash™, a 7k (4.4 miles) c...

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BADASS Dash™ Adventure Race and Obstacle Challenge Comes To South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa In Las Vegas on Saturday, May 25

February 26, 2013

Fun-For-All Fundraiser Benefits The Lili Claire FoundationLas Vegas, NV - BADASS Dash™ Adventure Race and Obstacle Challenge Comes To South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa In Las Vegas on Saturday, May 25 Fun-For-All Fundraiser Benefits The Lili Claire Foundation  Tweet it: Experience @thebadassdash at @southpointlv on May 25 in support of the Lili Claire Foundation http://j.mp/10Yaq2L.Las Vegas, NV ­– Whether you are an avid adventure race competitor or a weekend part...

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“OBSTACLES” WILL NOT BE THE ONLY CHALLENGES TAKEN ON BY AUTISM SPEAKS ON MARCH 30, 2013 AT STONE MOUNTAIN PARK

February 22, 2013

Medina, OHAutism Speaks, an organization dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and cure for autism; to raising public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families, and society; and to bringing hope to all who deal with the hardships of this disorder, is proud to announce that they have been chosen as the charitable partner for the inaugural Georgia BadAss Dash™ Obstacle Challenge taking place March 30, 2013 at St...

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THE MOST BADASS OBSTACLE COURSE CHALLENGE AND ADVENTURE RUN IS COMING TO DALLAS MARCH 2nd, 2013

February 4, 2013

Team Up with Autism Speaks! Medina, OHAdrenaline junkies... get ready for the most BADASS Obstacle Course Challenge and Adventure Run this side of insanity. BADASS Dash™ is coming to the Dallas Market for the first time to kick off the 2013 race series on March 2nd, 2013 at the Underground Motorsports Park. The race will consist of a 7k (4.4 miles) course that will boast unconventional, but achievable obstacles that are truly “BADASS”.Grant Reeves, CEO for BADASS Dash, LLC. stat...

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BADASS Dash™ Names Autism Speaks Official Charity

August 15, 2012

TORONTO, ON (August 15, 2012) – Autism Speaks Canada is proud to announce that they have been chosen as the charitable partner for the inaugural BADASS Dash™ taking place October 6 at Chicopee Ski Resort in Kitchener, ON.  This is the first event in a series that will expand in 2013 to the United States in support of Autism Speaks.  The partnership is a two year deal developed through the Autism Speaks Team Up Program.BADASS Dash™ is the ultimate adventure race and obstacle course ...

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CSRA SPONSORS THE “OKTOBERFEST BADASS Dash” ADVENTURE CHALLENGE EVENT

August 3, 2012

CSRA is pleased to announce our partnership with the “Oktoberfest BADASS Dash™” Adventure Challenge event, which will take place at the Chicopee Ski & Summer Resort in Kitchener Ontario. CSRA will support the event with management staff, and equipment, and will engage specific CSRA sponsors to assist in promoting the new event.Oktoberfest is Canada’s second largest Festival and attracts over 800,000 attendees each year to the Kitchener Waterloo area. By supporting ...

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BADASS Dash™ ADVENTURE RACE AND OBSTACLE CHALLENGE SERIES SET TO LAUNCH OCTOBER 6TH, 2012

August 1, 2012

Adrenaline junkies... get ready for the wildest, most fun race this side of insanity. BADASS Dash™  is the ultimate adventure race and obstacle course challenge. The race series was created by three of the most unique individuals in the live event business, with a combined resume of over 75 years, specializing in sporting events and live action.The series is set to kick off the inaugural race on October 6, 2012 in Kitchener, ON, Canada at the Chicopee Ski Resort. Each race will consist of...

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