Test your hero status when this assault course comes to Preston

Posted on - 28th June, 2019 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Avenham, City Centre, Kid's stuff, Parks, Preston City Centre, Preston News, What's On in Preston
Heroes taking on the assault course in 2017 Pic: Alf Myers
Heroes taking on the assault course in 2017 Pic: Alf Myers

Prestonians will be given the chance to test their hero status once again when the Hero Assault Course returns to Avenham Park.


The course, which is designed by Royal Marine Commandos, aims to be a “fun yet challenging” experience.

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There will be more than 25 obstacles over 5 miles (2.5 miles for the junior version), including a 50m water slide, Spidey’s 40m mega net, The Legendary Bog of Doom and 8ft high walls.

New obstacles for 2019 include The Hero Hang Over, The Hero Mincer and The Swamp Of Hope.

Read more: Spot yourself at super hero assault course in Avenham Park


There will be military motivation and assistance from Captain Ozone and his Hero Ex-Military Team. On completing the course entrants will receive a medal and free finish line photographs. 

Refreshments will be available in the Hero Beer and Gin Tent which is being run by Beer Brothers. The Mill Café from St Catherine’s Hospice will provide the food, with all profits going to the charity.

The Hero Assault Course will take place at Avenham Park on Saturday 6 July from 10am to 3pm. Tickets are available from Race Space.

To find out more visit the Hero Assault Course Preston Facebook event.

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Will you be taking on the Hero Assault Course? Let us know in the comments below.

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