obstacle race

(redirected from obstacle races)
Also found in: Thesaurus.

obstacle race

n
(Athletics (Track & Field)) a race in which competitors have to negotiate various obstacles
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.obstacle race - a race in which competitors must negotiate obstaclesobstacle race - a race in which competitors must negotiate obstacles
foot race, footrace, run - a race run on foot; "she broke the record for the half-mile run"
Translations
سِباق الحَواجِز
forhindringsløb
akadályverseny
hindrunarhlaup
prekážkový beh
engelli koşu

obstacle race

n (Sport, fig) → Hindernisrennen nt

obstacle race

n (Sport) → corsa ad ostacoli

obstacle

(ˈobstəkl) noun
something which prevents progress. His inability to learn foreign languages was an obstacle to his career.
obstacle race
a race in which runners have to climb over, crawl through etc obstacles such as tyres, nets etc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Adventure and obstacle races take place in a wide variety of settings so it's important to prepare yourself for the terrain.
I am very interested in fitness and sports and often run obstacle races and love a challenge.
He tackled 50 races, from iconic half-marathons and obstacle races to prestigious marathons and brutal mountain contests.
Well, you're in luck because there's a whole series of obstacle races coming to Wales this year.
People have seen Wipeout, It's A Knockout and some of the other obstacle races on TV - this captures the essence of that.
Ring race, flag race and obstacle races by KG wing were a treat.
According to the study by Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network researchers, organisers, participants and local emergency services need to be prepared for a large number of diverse injuries at Tough Mudder and other similar obstacle races given that in the past few years, obstacle racing has experienced a rate of growth that may be unprecedented in the history of participatory sports.
Both competed in the weekend's long jump, 50 metres and obstacle races and had been looking forward to competing in the games for months.
Like many of his Wall Street brethren, Jones has participated in a number of obstacle races like Tough Mudder, the military-inspired GoRuck, and shorter Spartan Races over the past three years.
The drowning death is the first fatality in Tough Mudder's three years of race organizing, but other obstacle races have had deaths occur as well.
Around 60 boys and girls, aged eight to 14, competed in the various events - including New Age Curling, Obstacle Races, Welly-Throwing and Egg and Spoon Relays.