Plate Drag

Plate Drag

You must drag a tire or sled of plates to the opposite side, and use the rope to pull them back to you after running to the opposite side.

Multiple Attempt Obstacle
  • Skills
    Upper Body / Grip Strength
  • Race Types
    Sprint / Super / Beast

Grip and Upper Body Strength Training Equipment

Key Exercises


Tips for the obstacle

  • lay down while pulling the object

Ways to Train

    Official Rulebook Details

    • Pull the element out until the line is taut. The element cannot be picked up, it must be dragged. Return to the rope attachment point (stake) and pull the element back to the stake, using the rope.
    • Inability to complete task.
    • Not pulling the element out until the rope is taut.
    • Not pulling the element all the way back to the stake.
    • Lifting the element off the ground, unless build up has blocked the path.
    • Rolling the element. It must be dragged.
    • Removing the rope from the stake
    • In some events order may be reversed, (pulling first, followed by dragging).
    • Competitor may not carry plate, plate must be touching the ground at all times.
    • Competitor may redo the obstacle, including changing lanes, as long as the full “cycle” is completed.


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