Unusual participants in Warrior Dash in Conroe

March 20, 2011 8:10:41 AM PDT
Thousands of people battled fire and mud Saturday to prove they can be warriors. They competed in the Warrior Dash in Conroe. The 5K obstacle course includes jumping over burning logs, crawling through mud pits and climbing over haystacks. This unusual race attracts some unusual participants.

Runners were encouraged to dress in costumes to get into the warrior spirit. There's another race Sunday if you want to see the muddy fun first hand. There's live music, turkey legs and beer for the fans.