Event is typically run in 4 Waves. Each Wave refers to specific time that participants get to enjoy the course. There are several age groups in each flight. Each specified age group will be awarded places 1 -8 based on finish time and furthest obstacle completed. Ribbon color of Medal determines place in which competitor finished in their Flight.
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