FAQS

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Q. What is the War-X race campaign?

A. The War-X race campign is a 3 race series completed within 1 calender year. Each race has different obstacles, challenges, and mission. Complete all 3 races and win a one of a kind badass campaign medal in addition to the individual race awards.


 

Q. Can I win the campaign medal if I miss a race?

A. Negative ghost rider.

 

Q. What should I wear for a WAR-X event?

A. Preferably clothes. You will be constantly exposed to outdoor elements, rough terrain, forests, wet, muddy, and dry conditions. Your attire should be based on comfort, and mobility.

 

Q. How should I prepare physically?

A. WAR-X events may be physically demanding but you don’t need to be an elite athlete or in the best shape of your life.  Determination and mental fortitude is just as, if not more important.

 

Q. Will I get attacked or captured during a race?

A. No, that is reserved for our survival events. Races are about the war atmosphere and chaos that surrounds you as you run.

 

Q. Is this event similar to the mud runs and obstacle course races like Tough Mudder and Spartan Run?

A. Yes in the sense that there is running, obstacles and mud to contend with. War-X in unique in the sense that ever race has a specific mission that dictates your interaction with the course and the fact that you you running the race through the middle of a war zone.

 

Q. Is War-x racing a competition?

A. Yes and no! Top finishers receive additional recognition and awards. All finishers receive swag! You can be competitive or run/walk for fun. War-X is a one-of-a-kind experience regardless of how you complete the course.

 

. Where can I buy WAR-X merchandise?

A. You can’t buy it. You earn it.

 

Q. What should I bring to the event?

A. For a race, just bring yourself, change of clothes, and some cash. For a survival event, a packing list detailing what you should and shouldn’t bring will be emailed to you prior to the event.

 

Q. What should I leave at home?

A. Your ego.

 

Q. Can I rest if needed?

A. Yes. You know your own limits.

 

Q. Can I show up and sign up the day of an event?

A. For races, Yes. For survival events, No. We recommend registering for all of our events ahead of time. It saves you money and guarantees t-shirt sizes, giveaways, etc. The survival events are extremely exclusive and allow limited participants.

 

Q. Will an event be cancelled due to weather conditions?

A. No. WAR-X events will operate in all weather conditions. In the case of short-term extreme weather, the event may briefly pause for safety.

 

Q. What if I am injured during the event?

A. If an injury occurs during the event, WAR-X staff is trained to make an initial assessment and provide first aid. Participants requiring advanced medical attention will be evacuated to closest medical facility.

 

Q. Will WAR-X refund my entry fee if unable to attend after purchase?

A. Participants will be given option to reschedule within a 12 month period or forfeit registration fee. Participant’s registration fee will not be refunded but can be gifted or transferred.

 

Q. What is the difference between a race and the survival weekend?

A. Isn’t that self explanatory?

 

Q. How old do I have to be to attend?

A. 18 years old on the start day of event, or a signed legal release from liability if you are under 18.

 

Q. Will I receive training for the survival event?

A. Yes. You will receive training on basic survival techniques, navigation, weapon usage, and some tactical training. The survival event is also meant to test your ability to adapt and overcome the unknown.

 

Q. What happens if I get captured during a survival event?

A. Only one way to find out…

 

Q. Can I quit if it’s too much or I just cant make it it through?

A. Anyone can quit at anything in life. Just know you will be judged, labeled and excommunicated.

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