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Lansing, MI Here We Come

LANSING, MI – JULY 30, 2016

The Insane Inflatable 5K is coming to your neck of the woods! Get ready to experience the most fun, wild and insane obstacle run in the world. Get “pumped up” for a course filled with the world’s largest and most extreme inflatable obstacles ever created. Here’s your chance to be a kid at heart, and insane by choice!



  • The Insane Inflatable 5K will run rain or shine. In the case of lightning or other “severe” weather, the event will either be delayed until the weather clears, postponed until the next day, rescheduled for another day or cancelled all together.
  • There are no standing scheduled “rain dates” for events owned and directed by the Insane Inflatable 5K. Events are held rain, shine or snow. In the case of significantly inclement weather (i.e. lightning in the area), we reserve the right to alter components of the event or course to address safety concerns, or potentially delay, postpone or cancel the event. In addition, it is possible that while we desire not to cancel the event, our facility and/or municipalities may force the cancellation of the event.
  • In such situations, there will be No Refunds of entry fees. Each athlete must accept any such risk of their entry fee. Monies collected have already been used to develop and produce the event. We promise to make every effort to produce a fair, safe and exciting event. Any decision made to go forth with the event is contingent on the overall event and course safety, and is made in collectively with local risk management, police, fire & rescue, and medical personnel as appropriate.
  • We reserve the right to withhold any obstacles to maintain a safe course for all runners.


  • Save time on Saturday by picking up your race bib on Friday, July 29th. Stop by any time between 4pm – 7pm.
  • Minors are not required to show ID in order to pick up their packet. The adult picking up for them will be asked to verify the participants full name and birthday.
  • You may pick up a packet for team members, friends or family – however they need to sign their waiver online prior to packet pickup and you will need a picture of the participant’s ID. This can be a photocopy, emailed scan or text. Packets will not be given without presenting this documentation first. NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • There will not be participant shirts available at packet pickup.

The location for Friday’s packet pickup is:

Tony M’s
3420 South Creyts Road
Lansing, MI, 48917 (MAP)

Tony Ms



$49 November 30, 2015
$54 May 20, 2016
$57 June 24, 2016
$60 July 15, 2016
$65 July 29, 2016
$75 Event Day Only
$100 ALL ACCESS PASS (Sign up for any wave time, even if it is full.)




  • 8:30 AM – WAVE #1
  • 9:00 AM – WAVE #2
  • 9:30 AM – WAVE #3
  • 10:00 AM – WAVE #4
  • 10:30 AM – WAVE #5
  • 11:00 AM – WAVE #6
  • DATE
  • Saturday, July 30, 2016
  • Hope Sports Soccer Complex
  • 5801 N Aurelius Rd
  • Lansing, MI 48911


Team registration is available and encouraged — get your friends, co-workers, gym buds and more to join you at this year’s most insane obstacle run! The largest team will be immortalized on our Facebook page and we encourage you to get insane with your team costumes. Team Captains get some really cool incentives!



Go Big or Go Home! The Insane Inflatable 5K offers individuals the chance to register for the “All Access Pass,” giving them the ability to run in any wave time, even if that wave is sold out. The All Access Pass comes with a special wristband color (handed out at packet pickup), which allows you to enter the starting line corral for any wave time you choose. In addition, it also gives you a $20 merchandise credit to get some sweet swag at our on-site merchandise tent.

Most of our events sell out and often times people do not get to run in the waves their friends are running in. The All Access Pass gets you into the wave with your friends even if it’s sold out. For all you procrastinators out there – you’re welcome!



Get the scoop on everything INSANE. Where should I park? When should I arrive? What should I bring? Is there bag check?

Here are a few key points:

  • All participant parking will be in dedicated lots around the area. Please follow event parking signs. Parking is $5, cash only.
  • Arrive one hour prior to your wave time to ensure you have enough time to: park, check in at the Registration Tent, get your bib and wave time wristband, check your bag at our complimentary Bag Check Tent and head to the Start Line.
  • Please note that you will be given a colored wristband that corresponds with your specific wave time. Wristbands must be worn and the correct color will only be allowed in the starting line corral. All others will be turned away. NO EXCEPTIONS!
  • Credit card purchases will be possible for merchandise, food and beverage at the event.
  • Bring your Driver’s License/State ID. You will not be allowed to pick up your bib and wave time wristband without it.
  • For a $5 military discount, please use the code: USA5 when checking out. If you register with a military discount, please bring your military ID when checking in on event day (or pre-event packet pick up when available).
  • Please wear appropriate clothing/footwear to get you through the race. Shoes are ok to be worn on all of the inflatables.
  • You may bring a lawn chair or blanket. You may not bring weapons, drugs, coolers or outside alcohol. You may bring your own water (including on the course).



All of our venues offer a different and unique running experience. For the most part, we run off-pavement and on grass as much as possible. Certain venues have more grass than others, but we promise to make our course all about the inflatables!

  • Approximate 5K (3.1 miles)
  • 1-2 water stops depending on the weather (feel free to bring your own water on course with you)
  • Start and Finish lines are located next to each other in the Insane Midway

Insane Inflatable 5K 2016 Obstacle Map


Want to go behind the scenes at the Insane Inflatable 5K? Here’s a chance to support our efforts to create a fantastic event! We are looking for energetic individuals and organizations to provide great customer service to our participants and spectators. All volunteers will receive:

  • Customized Insane Volunteer Crew t-shirt.
  • Lunch and snacks to keep you energized.
  • Access to the Insane Midway full of games, music and food.
  • More fun than anyone should have volunteering!

Click HERE to go to our volunteer sign up page.


Insane Inflatable 5K is proud to announce that we have partnered with the American Cancer Society to benefit their Relay For Life movement.

About The American Cancer Society

American_Cancer_Society_LogoThe American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.

The American Cancer Society is thrilled that the Insane Inflatable 5K has chosen the organization as their charity of choice for their 2016 events. A portion of the proceeds from each Insane Inflatable 5K will support the local Relay For Life event in each community in which an Insane Inflatable 5K event is held.

Make a donation to the American Cancer Society and enable the Society to help people facing the disease today, educate people about how to reduce their risk for cancer or detect it early when it’s the easiest to treat, and fund cancer research that will help protect future generations.

How Can You Help? Add a Few Bucks When You Register!

When you register for the Insane Inflatable 5K, why not add a donation to your checkout price? We promise, and are committed, to make sure that money directly funds the American Cancer Society Relay For Life movement in your city.

Make A Donation Now


Didn’t have a chance to read and sign the participant waiver during the registration process? Below is a link to download it:

Download the Participant Waiver HERE.

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