From the woods behind the ShadowGlen golf course, I can’t see what awaits. But in the next 3.3 miles, I’ll scamper over wooden walls, crawl through a 60-foot tunnel and slosh through muddy creeks at a new permanent obstacle course in Manor.
“This is not a course that is built for speed; it’s built for endurance,” says James Russell, who works with A Veteran’s Voice, the nonprofit veteran’s advocacy organization that built the facility. “So don’t tear out of here when we start.”
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To schedule use of The Crucible obstacle course, email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about A Veteran’s Voice Foundation go to www.aveteransvoice.org.