Barber Beast on the Bay Deadline Approaching!

Friday Sep 2nd, 2016

Registration Deadline Approaching: Barber Beast on the Bay Returns Saturday, September 10

The deadline for online registration for this year’s Barber Beast on the Bay is Thursday, September 8 at Late registration will be accepted with cash or credit card the morning of the event, Saturday, September 10, beginning at 6:30 a.m. at the Waldameer picnic groves.

More than 1040 participants from 17 states and Canada have already registered for this year’s event, which is supported by more than 30 sponsors from the region.

The 10-mile obstacle course challenge begins at Beach 11 on Presque Isle State Park and ends at Waldameer Park on Peninsula Drive.   Participants will face more than 25 natural and man-made obstacles that include sand moguls, vertical walls, inverted monkey bars and netting.  The final obstacle will take place in the Wave Pool at Waldameer Park.

Spectators are encouraged to visit any area on the course.  Four Cheer Zones will also be set up with volunteers from several local organizations including the Gannon University Ultimate Frisbee Club at Beach 8, the Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity at Gannon at Beach 6, Wegmans employees at Sawmill Beach and the Phi Sigma Sigma sorority from Gannon at Barracks Beach.

In addition, an adapted course for adults with intellectual or physical disabilities will be held at Waldameer Park beginning at 10 a.m.

More information, including a map with the obstacles and activities, is available at

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