See a video of World-Herald videographer Kyle Benecke participating in the Warrior Dash.
Photo slideshow: The Warrior Dash
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Nebraska hosted its first Warrior Dash 5K this weekend. More than 20,000 people registered for the two-day event, making it one of the most popular races in the state.
Nebraska “warriors” crawled under barbed wire, scaled wooden barricades, balanced on tightropes, sloshed through mud pits and leapt over real flames. That particular obstacle is called the warrior roast.
The Mad Cow Paintball field in Louisville, 30 miles south of Omaha, hosted the event.
Every participant received a warrior helmet, T-shirt, finishers' medal and post-race snacks — and those of legal age could enjoy a beer.
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Omaha World-Herald videographer Kyle Benecke participates in the Warrior Dash today in Louisville, Neb.