The Hartford Yard Goats will host its first ever “GOAT Gauntlet” fitness challenge at the team’s ballpark on Saturday, Nov. 9, the team announced Wednesday. The challenge consists of an obstacle course time trial race throughout the ballpark.
Participants of the fitness challenge will be able to explore areas of the park typically reserved for Yard Goats players. During the event, participants will explore fitness stations including running, stair climbing, box jumping, and plyometric exercises. Participants can be from all ability levels.
Local gym owner David Tripp created the course layout and will be helping organize the time trial.
GOAT Gauntlet heats are available for $75 per participant for Premium Heat times and $65 per participant for Regular Heat times. There is a $10 early bird savings for booking now until September 1st. All participants will receive a commemorative GOAT Gauntlet participation medal.
The course route includes access to areas of the ballpark normally reserved for player or VIP access, including the dugout, team clubhouse, field access weather permitting, though this is a rain/shine/snow event.
Heat times start at 8:00 AM and run every 5 minutes. Premium Heat times at 8:00 AM to noon and Regular Heat times are noon to 3:00 PM.
Reservations are available by calling 860-246-GOAT (4628), by visiting online at www.yardgoatsbaseball.com, or in person at the Click It or Ticket Box Office at Dunkin’ Donuts Park.