Badass Dash® Makes its Minnesota Debut at U.S. Bank Stadium

Registration Opens on Feb 9 at the most Affordable Registration Prices Ever!

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (February 7, 2017) – Making its debut in Minneapolis in 2017 will be the ultimate obstacle course challenge and endurance race for your everyday competitors — Badass Dash! U.S. Bank Stadium will host the world class obstacle course challenge this June. Competitors will compete on a 7k course using the entire stadium space, inside and out, including the football field.

What to expect at U.S. Bank Stadium on June 3:

  • Participants will compete inside and outside of U.S. Bank Stadium!
  • Over 40 obstacles!
  • A brand new, easy to use, registration platform —!
  • A unique distance, 7K (4.4 miles), provides a fun and challenging distance for your every-day recreational and elite competitors!
  • Four classes of competition:
    • Elite Division – the premier division for the well trained and most physically fit athletes
    • Recreational Division – the most popular division, intended for the every-day competitors and athletes, especially catering to first time competitors
    • Zuke’s K-9 Companion Division – the best way to spend a day with man’s best friend…compete on the course WITH your dog
    • Kids Dash – two levels of competition for the kids, 4-6 years old (400 yard dash), and 7-13 years old (1-1.5mile course)

Since its Las Vegas debut in 2012, hundreds of thousands of adventure enthusiasts have raced across a Badass Dash finish line in North America after conquering the largest variety of obstacles in any obstacle course challenge, crowning themselves a #Badass4Life.

“We’re excited for the Minneapolis debut on June 3, and even more excited to be competing inside the gorgeous U.S. Bank Stadium on the football field with the most obstacles ever offered in the obstacle course racing category. We pride ourselves on how unique the Badass Dash courses are and all of the new elements we have added to this race will continue to separate Badass Dash from the other races” stated Brian Sharenow, Badass Dash Race Director.

All Badass Dash participants who complete the challenging, yet attainable, 7K obstacle course will receive newly designed finisher medals, and the top three finishers from each division will receive unique Badass awards. Additionally, each participant will receive a Badass race packet along with a branded Badass Dash athletic arm-sleeve, and access to the festival village and post-race party.

The Minneapolis Badass Dash goes on-sale Thursday, February 9 through or the new registration platform Prices start as low as $50 for the Recreational Division and the Zuke’s K-9 Companion Division, $20 for the Kids Dash, and $20 for spectators. The Elite Division starts at $60. Teams, ranging in size from 5-50 members, receive 10% discounts in the Elite and Recreational Divisions.

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About Badass Dash® 

Badass Dash® is the premier obstacle course challenge and endurance race with the most obstacles, at the most affordable prices, in the most elite venues. For more information, visit Find Badass Dash on Facebook and follow on Twitter. 

About U.S. Bank Stadium

U.S. Bank Stadium, owned and operated by the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority, is a multi-purpose stadium and home to the Minnesota Vikings. The 66,200 seat stadium is located in the heart of Minneapolis, Minnesota. With 137,000 square feet on the stadium floor and six club spaces throughout the building, this state-of-the-art facility will host prominent national and international programming including the Minnesota Vikings, concerts, family shows, college and high school sporting events, conventions, trade/consumer shows, and corporate or private meetings and other community events. U.S. Bank Stadium opened on July 22, 2016 and has been chosen as the site of the Summer X Games (2017 and 2018), Super Bowl LII (2018) and the NCAA Men’s Final Four (2019)

U.S. Bank Stadium is an SMG managed facility. M Hospitality is the official food and beverage provider for U.S. Bank Stadium.

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About SMG

Founded in 1977, SMG provides management services to more than 240 public assembly facilities including convention and exhibition centers, arenas, stadiums, theatres, performing arts centers, equestrian facilities, science centers and a variety of other venues. With facilities across the globe, SMG manages more than 15 million square feet of exhibition space and more than 1.5 million sports and entertainment seats. As the recognized global industry leader, SMG provides venue management, sales, marketing, event booking and programming, construction and design consulting, and pre-opening services for such landmark facilities as McCormick Place & Soldier Field in Chicago, Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, Houston’s NRG Park and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. SMG also offers food and beverage operations through its concessions and catering company SAVOR, currently serving more than 140 accounts worldwide. For more information visit