September 4, 2012
Hero Rush events include obstacle courses to simulate what firefighters face every time they answer a call. From extinguishing flames to hauling hoses and climbing ladders, participants put themselves through a sweaty and dirty endurance course. Submitted photo.
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National firefighter themed adventure race comes to Saratoga County
On Saturday, Sept. 8, the Ellms Family Farm at 448 Charlton Road in Ballston Spa will host Hero Rush, a 5K race with up to 20 obstacles simulating scenarios presented at emergencies. Gates open at 8 a.m. with the first run set for 9 a.m. Adult races ($74 entrance fee) and a Junior Hero’s Race ($15) are slated along with entertainment, food and a midway. Spectators can watch for free.