obstacle race


chiefly British
: a race through a series of objects that participants have to jump or climb over, go around, go under, etc.

Examples of obstacle race in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web During an obstacle race that was part of the car show, another Tesla driver beat all 40 cars. Jack Ewing, New York Times, 17 Aug. 2023 This obstacle race series tests endurance, strength, agility and mental toughness. Luann Gibbs, The Enquirer, 4 June 2023 But then things started to unfold for her family; her son fell in one event and came in third in an obstacle race, while her husband finished in fourth in the dad's sprint. Jordan Mendoza, USA TODAY, 9 May 2023

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“Obstacle race.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/obstacle%20race. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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