Sunday River to hold mountain race

Posted July 18, 2010, at 10:41 a.m.

NEWRY, Maine — Athletes will have a chance to test their physical and mental endurance in a new race at Maine’s Sunday River resort that will take them over a course featuring snow guns blowing water and wind, a mud crawl and a ring of fire.

Sunday River in Newry is holding the Tough Mountain Challenge on Aug. 28.

The 5-kilometer course includes obstacles with names such as Hurricane Alley, Trench of Terror, Suicide Sprint and the Gates from Hell.

The race is open to the first 200 entrants.


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