Forget hibernating and embrace winter with the passion of Norsemen. North Liberty’s Beat the Bitter is back with a week full of activities to get you out of the house for some outdoor winter games and good cheer. Join us on the tundra of North Liberty January 28 through February 3, 2018, for fun on the bleakest days of the year. Some events do require registration, snag your spot here.

All events subject to change pending weather.

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5K-ish Obstacle Run

February 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Obstacle Run

The 5K-ish Obstacle Run is a fun run with obstacles! Runners will complete the course around the tundra of Penn Meadows Park, executing the obstacle challenges on loops one and three and only running on the second loop. This run isn’t officially timed, but it does promise to be a good time.

Registration includes a finisher medal and is only $15 through Jan. 1, 2018. Registration will then increase to $20 through Feb. 1, and again to $25 day-of (only cash accepted).

The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place male and female finishers will each receive a $50, $25, and $15 gift cards, respectively, to the North Liberty Recreation Center.

The race begins at 9 a.m. and is restricted to ages 14 and up. A signed waiver is required day-of to compete. Check-in begins at 8:00 a.m. at the pavilion in Penn Meadows Park. Full race day details available here.


February 3
9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Penn Meadows Park
170 N Dubuque Street
North Liberty, 52317 United States
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