Frequently Asked Questions
There’s no need for specialized training. If your dog is socialized, can climb stairs, can jump and run on a leash with you, everything will be just fine as far as the dog is concerned.
Be present at least an hour before your race starts! Of course, it’s best if you arrive earlier because preparation takes some time. If you bring a mobile kennel, it takes time to set it up, as well as getting from the parking place to the registration point. If you want to dress up for the race on location, you may need to queue for a while until it’s your turn at the cloakroom. If you happen to miss your race, it’s possible that you need to wait until the end of the day for the extra race.
Certainly. Don’t expect hot closed showering facilities, however! We provide outdoor showers you can see at other obstacle races and beaches. You can also clean up your dog before you leave.
Nothing special. You can pick up your dog at any of your obstacles, thereby helping it. If you really can’t manage, you can go around the obstacle if you do 30 squats.
Of course. We think each and every dog is precious, regardless of its breed.
Yes, you can. The size of the dog doesn’t count. However, keep in mind that you’ll be in a difficult situation if you compete with a St. Bernard’s dog and you end up having to pick it up. In such a case, you’ll have better luck with a dachshund.
Unfortunately, no. Do we really have to explain why?
We believe you. However, the leash is necessary to guarantee the safety of every racer, including yourself.
We also like clickers and use them regularly. On the other hand, have you ever seen a hundred flamenco dancers clicking their castanets at the same time? Because that’s what it would be like if we allowed clickers. Instead of Spanish dancers, however, you’d only have a bunch of confused dogs.
Yes, but we don’t recommend it. If you don’t know a dog very well, it will be harder to predict its reactions.
No problem. You go in your own pace. The point is that you finish the whole race, because you can only get the medal – and feel the pride – if you cross the finish line. There is no time limit though.