Rugged Coug Race

Race Date:  Saturday, April 20, 2019

The WSU Rugged Coug Race is an approximately 5k (3.1 mile) obstacle race on the WSU campus. Racers should expect to find physical elements on the course such as a wall scale, tire flips, off road running, sand bag carries, and more. Community members are welcome along with students, faculty, spouses, or partners. Eligibility: This event is open to anyone who is 12 years of age or older.

Check-in begins at 9:15 a.m. at the WSU Outdoor Recreation Center (across the road from the SRC) and race heats begin at 10:15 a.m.  

Snacks, aid stations, and restrooms are available on the course and at the finish.

Register Here


Early Bird Member/Non-member (Register by 4/3)  


Member/Non-member (Register by 4/17) 


Day of Registration Member/Non-Member*


 *walk-up race day registrations are taken until 9:45 a.m.

Divisions: Male or Female

  • 17 & under
  • 18-24
  • 25-34
  • 35-44
  • 45+

All participants receive a Rugged Coug Race t-shirt and a commemorative race bib. Top finishers in each division win rugged wood medals and free entry into the 2020 Rugged Coug Race.

Eligibility: This event is open to anyone  12 years of age or older on the day of the race. Community members are welcome along with students, faculty, spouses, or partners. 


Questions? Contact for more information.

Accessibility Info

University Recreation values providing programs and activities that are accessible. We are proud to provide equipment and programming that creates an inclusive environment and makes every reasonable effort to be accessible to everyone.  Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification.  Students with disabilities who may need accommodations to fully participate in activities at UREC must have accommodations approved through the Access Center (509.335.3417).  Contact Joanne Greene at 509.335.9669 for more information.



Check out our photos from previous races!