This Warrior Dash, a three mile obstacle course through hilly wooded terrain, was held near Crawfordsville, Indiana on August 13, 2011. The newspaper reported 8,500 contestants took the challenge and were launched in half hour starts with computer chips to record elapsed time. Spectators were limited to viewing only the start and the fire and mud pit obstacles at the finish. Son Andrew is from Lafayette. Niece Judy came from eastern Pennsylvania with her daughters. Her brother David from NY City had registered and attended but could not compete due to 4 broken bones in his foot from a slap-shot playing ice hockey. Conrad said he backed out due to the drop in temperature.