Extreme Stater 2014 is Coming!

Extreme Stater is coming!

Do you have what it takes? This fall, get ready for an outdoor adrenaline rush.  Penn State’s Extreme Stater is ready to meet your adventure-seeking needs.Extreme Stater logo

On Sunday, October 12, twenty-five teams will compete by racing on an outdoor obstacle course to win prizes and glory. The race will start and finish at the Snider Agricultural Arena on campus. With course features including running, team obstacles and other extreme encounters, be prepared to challenge your mind and body in ways the classroom can’t!


The event registration is closed.  The event is full.

Building Your Team

Each Extreme Stater team must consist of four competitors (two males and two females).  Two event waiver forms are required per participant and will be available at the time of registration and must be completed prior to race day. Students 17 or younger will be required to have guardian signature on the waiver.

Who Can Participate?

Participation is open to University Park undergraduate or graduate students. Registration will end when twenty five teams have registered or by September 29.


The race will start and finish at the Snider Agricultural Arena on East Park Avenue (located diagonally across from Beaver Stadium).  See the map below.   Participants are required to check-in by 9:30 am in the parking lot off of East Park Avenue.  The parking lot is on the east side of the Ag Arena.

How Much Running Is Involved?

About 5 miles.

Do We Get Swag?

The registration fee includes an event t-shirt and a chance to win a variety of prizes.

Who’s Sponsoring This?

Current sponsors of this event include the Association of Residence Hall Students (A R H S), the Kinesiology Club, University Park Undergraduate Association (U P U A), Residence Life, Student Activities, Adventure Recreation, Campus Recreation, and University Health Services.

Prizes donated by*:

Adventure Recreation

Appalachian Outdoors

Residence Life

University Health Services

Penn State Bookstore

Campus Recreation

Housing and Food Services

Webster’s Bookstore

Rita’s Italian Ice

*This list is subject to change as additional donations come in.

When Do We Check In?

Check in at the Extreme Stater registration table (see map below). Please note: All teams must check in by 9:30 a.m. at the latest to compete.

Extreme Stater race course

 Race start time:  10:00 a.m.
What if it rains?  The race will be held rain or shine.


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