Max King & Bridget Franek Take 2015 Warrior Dash World Champion Titles

PULASKI, TN (Oct. 10) – The Warrior Dash World Championship concluded this morning with over 500 athletes competing for the title of Warrior Dash World Champion and their share of $100,000. The top five men and women were announced during an awards ceremony at 11am this morning among hundreds of spectators.

Men’s Division Time Women’s Division Time
1st Place: $30,000 Max King 27:52.45 Bridget Franek 32:22.50
2nd Place: $10,000 Joshua McAdams 28:21.75 Kimber Mattox 32:48.60
3rd Place: $5,000 Brett Hales 28:35.90 K. K. Paul 35:10.00
4th Place: $3,000 Hobie Call 28:41.70 Allison Morgan 36:03.35
5th Place: $2,000 Tripp Hurt 28:41.95 Mary Ballinger 36:46.50

WDWC-champs-275x258Warrior Dash has had over 2.5 million participants cross the finish line since the event’s conception in 2009. The first Warrior Dash World Championship took place last October in Esparta, CA. Both World Championships have provided a $100,000 purse prize, the largest prize purse in non-track 5K history.

This is Max King’s second year as Men’s Division winner at the Warrior Dash World Championship. Bridget Franek beat out last year’s Women’s Division champion, Kimber Mattox, by 26 seconds after Mattox was slowed down in the final mud pit of the course.

The 2016 season will kick off with Warrior Dash Florida on February 6, 2016. To register for a 2016 event, see For more information, athlete sound bites or photos from the event, email


About Warrior Dash: Warrior Dash is the obstacle course race that anyone can start and everyone can finish. With more than 50 international locations and over two million participants since 2009, Warrior Dash has reinvented the concept of a 5K run and created a revolution: Warrior Nation. Elite athletes and novice runners alike will conquer 12 world-class obstacles like Goliath and Great Warrior Wall, wade across wooded lakes, and venture through mud-caked backroads to cross the finish line. Participants are rewarded with a finisher medal (that doubles as a bottle opener and magnet), a sweet t-shirt, fuzzy Warrior helmet, and ice cold beer. At the post-race party, Warriors relive the course with friends, dance to live music, and celebrate the decision to leave their normal weekend in the mud.


RaceCenter is your resource for events and training advice.