New York, NY, April 27, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Out-Fit Challenge, (http://out-fitchallenge.com), announced today that they will be bringing a 5K cross-country trail Mud Run to New York this summer, as part of the official line up of events during NYC Pride. The event will take place on June 29th 2013 in Tuxedo Ridge, 581 Route 17A West, New York New York 10987 from 9am to 5pm with race waves beginning every 20 minutes. This mass regional sporting event was originally created as a graduate school project by Out-Fit Challenge CEO Tory Fitzgerald while at the Kellogg School of Management, and has grown to be a state to state national event open to all to bring awareness to LGBT Family equality. The Out-Fit Challenge has already made its fun and muddy footprint in Miami Beach during Gay Pride and offers an opportunity for both members and non-members of the LGBT community to connect on a friendly yet competitive level. The event features 15+ military style obstacles that may include mud, water, and ice throughout the 3.2 mile trail with entertaining obstacle names like Pipe Dreams, Vagitarian, Commando Crawl and Is that Mud in Your Pants. After racers cross the finish line, they take part in a festive and fun-filled post- party, which features a live DJ, muddy go-go boys, and a drag queen hostess. The Out-Fit Challenge will run shuttle buses from New York City to Tuxedo Ridge throughout the day. Tickets to participate in the event are $55 per person with group discounts provided. Spectator tickets are $10 per person. Registrants can sign up to participate at http://out-fitchallenge.com/events/tuxedo-ridge/ .
“I created this organization in the hope that it could bring together people from opposite ends of the spectrum for one cause,” states founder and CEO of Out-Fit Challenge, Tory Fitzgerald. “It has grown to extraordinary levels of participation and we can’t wait to see the turn out here in New York.”
Apart from putting on race events, the organization aims to aid national and local charities that are making a significant difference in the lives of LGBT individuals across the US. LGBT Charities that the event supports includes Family Equality Council, Care Resource of Miami, and for New York City the charity of choice is the Ali Forney Center.
“There is no doubt in my mind that our New York event will bring continued success to Out-Fit Challenge,” continues founder and CEO of Out-Fit Challenge, Tory Fitzgerald. “The people who support this organization and these events are the ones who are at the forefront of change in the community.. All we hope is that through these events, we can bring together the community to help those who desire to be a part of it.”
For more information or to register for The Out-Fit Challenge please visit http://out-fitchallenge.com/. For information on Sponsorship for the event, media access and media inquiries email email@example.com or call 877-841-7244.
About Out-Fit Challenge
Out-Fit Challenge is designed by and for members and friends of the LGBT community who aspire to compete, make new connections, and celebrate community via outdoor endurance sports. The company provides proceeds from every event to a national and local organization that strives to make a difference for LGBT individuals.