Obstacle Relay Race

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Teams compete against each other in this obstacle relay race. Jumping rope, hopscotch, and more make this race fun!

Number of participants: 5+
For: For kids and youths under 16
Intensity level: High
Preparations: Set up obstacles such as jump ropes, hopscotch pattern, etc...
Equipment: Obstacles

Divide players into teams of 3 or 4 players.  Each team must have the same amount of players.  Set up the starting line, finish line, and obstacles. There should be one obstacle for each player on the team.  For obstacles such as jumping rope, be sure to supply at least one item (jump rope) per each team.  Obstacles should be 5 to 10 feet apart, and each member of the team should be waiting at the end of one obstacle so they can move on to the next.  On the word “Go!” the first players race to the first obstacle. Once they complete the first task, the first players must high five the second players. The second players in the relay then race to the second obstacle. Play continues with each player high five-ing the next until the last player in the relay crosses the finish line.  The first team to complete all obstacles and run across the finish line wins the race.

Obstacles can include: hula hoops, jump ropes, climb a rope, and more.

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