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Caveman Challenge

Jervey Gantt,
2390 SE 36th Ave, Ocala, FL, USA, Ocala, FL 34471 | Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 08:00 AM
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A little about the Event

Come and support the 4TH annual event, CAVEMAN CHALLENGE! This event was founded to support The Wil-Power Foundation, Inc, that was formed to honor the life of William Mintner, a former friend, son, teammate of the Ocala Aquatics swim team, and the Florida Southern swim team. Wil is very missed, but with the help of his loving friends and family, we feel like we are able to capture some of the heart of Wil during this event! This race includes a 5K run followed by a 400 yard swim broken up by CrossFit type movements in between each 50. The event finishes with a 25 yard Jeep Wrangler push!

Some more about the Event

Event Description

It will be located in sunny, Ocala, FL at Jervey Gantt Park and consists of a 5k; followed by a 400 yard swim in the short course pool with fun and challenging strength and plyometric movements in between each lap; all followed by a Jeep wrangler push 25 meters.  Wil loved CrossFit, Swimming, running, and his Neon Green Jeep Wrangler.  We hope for all of the athletes to have a fun time during this event; and have opened it up to competitive, non competitive, and relay categories,so anyone can participate!  We have also added a 5K only for those wanting to come out for a competitive 5K or just to support by walking the 5K. 

General Information

The swim portion of the race will begin with 50 yard swim, and end with 50 yard swim. So you can better prepare for the race, the movements in between consist of: 10 burpees 25 sit-ups 15 air squats 10 push-ups 25 seconds flutter kick (on back) 15 air squats 10 burpees Event details and schedule Caveman challenge competitive and team categories will begin at 8:30am, followed by non-competitive wave, and 5K at 8:35.

All events will be Professionally timed by Epic Sports Marketing.

Need to Know

Packet pick-up is on the morning of the event in front of aquatic center from 6:30am-8:00am. Parking will be available on site, but may be limited, so carpool if you can! Bring your ID for check in, and if you have not signed waiver, be prepared to sign for yourself, or parents will sign for children under 18.

Wear running attire, bring swimming attire and a GREAT attitude!

(The non competitive division allows individual participant to do the race with assistive device ie noodle, kick board.. and team division is 2 participants (1 does the run, 1 does the swim with Xfit moves, and they both push Jeep)


Awards will begin at approximately 10:45am. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards to male and female for caveman challenge competitive division in multiple divisions (including "senior division by popular demand!"). Award to winning Team division for competitive caveman challenge. Award for fastest male and female Jeep push will additionally be awarded!

Dale Girardin will be our Professional DJ for the event!