Log Carry

Log Carry

Pick your log wisely, because you will need to carry it for a very long time!

Mandatory Obstacle
  • Skills
    Core / Upper Body
  • Race Types
    Sprint / Super / Beast
  • Weight Estimates
    Logs can vary in size.
    Men's Weight: 30+ pounds
    Women's Weight: 20+ pounds

Grip and Upper Body Strength Training Equipment

Key Exercises


Tips for the obstacle

  • Chest out always
  • Choose the right log

Ways to Train

  • Get a log and practice carrying it around a quarter mile

Official Rulebook Details

  • Carry the element on the designated route.
  • Inability to complete the designated route with the weight
  • Rolling the log
  • Cutting any part of the designated route
  • Dragging the weight
  • Intentionally damaging or destroying the weight will result in disqualification.
  • If multiple weights are required they must be carried at the same time. Competitor cannot make significant forward progress with a single weight.
  • Weights may be placed down as needed. This is not considered a failure.
  • Weights must be carried and cannot be dragged, rolled, pushed, etc.
  • If a weight is dropped or placed down and moves forward, Competitor must return back to where it was dropped and restart carry from that spot.


Videos and documents for reference