X-Race Challenge Details Page


PHYSICAL

#100: Take a video of your entire team running up 15 consecutive steps without a gap or landing in the staircas.

- 1 video, all team members visible

- team is running up at least 15 consecutive steps (aka...without a gap, turn, or landing) within one continuous video

- at least one racer should count the steps out loud while the team is running up

#101: Take a picture of your entire team all completing any variation of the "Tree Pose" in front of any Yoga Studio.  If the studio doesn't have yoga in their name they should at least have signage out front promoting that their main business is yoga.

- 1 picture, all team members visible

- team members are each doing some variation of the Tree Yoga Pose

- a yoga studio, or business specializing in yoga (advertised in their signage) is visible and identifiable in the background

#102: Take a video of your entire team all doing the "wheelbarrow" in pairs (one person holding someone's legs up while they walk on their hands) and each person being held up completes 5 "steps" forward on their hands. If you have an uneven number of racers on your team you can have one group with two racers holding up another racer's legs.  

- 1 video, all team members visible

- team is in pairs (or one group has an additional racer holding legs if the team has an uneven number of racers)

- Racers are doing the "wheelbarrow" and the racer on their hands takes 5 "steps" forward within a 9-second continuous video

 
 

#103: Take a video of your entire team all "crab walking" past the seafood section inside of any food store. 

- 1 video, all team members visible

- team must all be attempting to crab walk as seen below

- the seafood section of any food store is visible and identifiable in the background

#104: Take a video of your entire team and as many strangers as you need to complete a synchronized lap sit circle where each racer sits on the knees of the person behind them in the circle and the circle is completely self supported (no one is on a chair and everyone's weight is supported by another person in the circle) 

- 1 video, all team members visible and as many strangers as needed to complete the challenge

- team completes the lap sit circle as demonstrated in the video below (click play to view)

- team begins by standing and ends as a fully supported circle where each racer is sitting on another racer or strangers lap/knees

 
 

#105: Take a picture of your team all doing "wall sits" against any wall with a hand painted mural. 

- 1 picture, all team members visible

- all teammates are doing wall sits as seen below

- a hand-painted indoor or exterior mural is visible in the background

#106: Take a video of half the racers on your team sitting on a blanket or towel (or each on separate blankets/towels) and they're being pulled across any smooth surface (aka...tile, hard wood floor) by the other half of the racers on your team for a full 9-second video. They should be getting pulled almost consistently throughout the video so make sure you find a large enough space, or pull them in large circles. If you have an uneven number of racers, add the extra racer to the pulling team. 

- 1 video, all team members visible

- half of team is on blankets or towels and being pulled by the other half of the team. Racers can be on one big blanket/towel or each racer can be getting pulled on a separate towel blanket. 

- all racers should be pulling and no one should be pushing the racers on the blanket

- team should be pulling the rest of their team almost consistently for a full 9 second video so be sure to find a large area to do it in. IT is recommended that you complete the challenge on a hard smooth surface such as a tile or hardwood floor but its not required. It can be done on grass but it will likely be slightly more difficult. 

 
 

#107: Take a picture of at least two racers on your team each planking across a separate set of roller chairs while on a hard surface. Their feet should be on one roller chair and their torso should be above the second chair with their arms fully extended and locked below them (as if you're about to begin push-ups) as they hold onto the second roller chair. Chairs should be on a hard surface and HQ should be able to verify they are chairs with wheels on them.

- 1 picture, all team members visible and at least two racers completing the challenge

- each of the two racers is planking (as seen below) across two chairs with wheels

- the chairs are on a hard surface and they are not touching anything else (wall, another racer, etc) 

 
 

#108: Take a picture of your entire team all hanging from playground monkey bars at the same time.  Each racer's feet must be off the ground. If the monkey bars are too small for your entire team to do the challenge at the same time you can submit multiple pictures. 

- 1 picture, or multiple pictures if needed  

- each racer is hanging from any standard playground monkey bars and their feet are not touching the ground during the picture

 

#109:  Take a picture of your entire team while each racer has at least 5 books stacked on each hand and their arms are fully extended and locked either to the side or out in front of their body.  

- 1 picture, all team members visible 

- each racer has at least 5 books stacked on each of their hands (10 total books per racer)

- each racers arms are fully extended and stretched away from their body to the side or out in front


SKILL

#200: Take a video of any two teammates completing the "Quarter Spin Challenge" while any ATM is visible in the background. 

- 1 video, all team members visible if possible 

- only 2 teammates need to complete the challenge but all can attempt if desired

- one racer flicks an upright quarter to make it spin on a hard surface. The second racer places their finger on top of the spinning quarter and gets it to stop in place while the quarter is still upright (watch video example below)

-any ATM machine is visible and identifiable in the background

 
 

#201: Take a video of any racer from your team successfully bouncing a quarter off of a hard surface and into a standard drinking glass (aka...the bar game "Quarters" but without needing to drink). 

- 1 video, all team members visible if possible

- only 1 teammate needs to complete the challenge but all can attempt if desired

- a regulation quarter is bounced off of a surface and lands directly into any standard drinking glass without anything else influencing it's path

 
 

#202: Take a video of any racer from your team bouncing an empty Starbucks coffee cup without a lid on it's side and get it to land upright. The cup must be from Starbucks.

(watch the video below as an example, except you won't need to do anything with ping pong balls, just bounce the cup upright)

- 1 video, all team members visible if possible

- only 1 teammate needs to complete the challenge but all can attempt if desired

- team member must bounce an empty Starbucks coffee cup without a lid on it's side and get it to land upright

 
 

#203: Take a video of any racer from your team making a putt on any mini golf or regulation golf course green from the distance of another racer on your team lying down.  The racer putting the ball must use an actual putter and golf ball. There should be one racer lying down on the green next to the hole so the racer who is putting can putt from approximately the distance of their body height. 

- 1 video, all team members visible if possible

- only 1 teammate needs to complete the challenge but all can attempt if desired

- team member must putt a regulation golf ball using an actual putter and make a putt from the distance of any other racer on their team

- team must be on an actual mini golf or regulation course putting green

- one racer is laying down with the top of their head near the hole and the racer putting is putting from that racers feet.  Aka...if you use a racer who is 6 feet tall as your measurement than the racer putting will make a 6 foot putt. 

#204: Take a video of any racer on your team, or a stranger, throwing a football from the goal line of a football field through the uprights of the goal post and any racer from your team catches it on the other side.  The racer or stranger should throw it from the zero yard line on any regulation football field, or if the field is not marked they can throw it from approximately 10 yards (30 feet) away. The football can be any size or style and a racer must catch it before it hits the ground after it successfully goes through the uprights of a goal post.

- 1 video, all team members visible if possible

- a racer or stranger throws any size or style football from the goaline, through the uprights of a goal post, and any racer from your team catches it on the other side before it hits the ground

#205: Take a picture of your entire team while each racer is holding one chopstick vertically between two other chopsticks.  Basically, each racer should have a of pair of chopsticks in one hand and holding a third chopstick vertically between the two they're holding. The third chopstick should only be held by the two chopsticks in their hand and not by their other hand or another person. 

- 1 picture, all team members visible 

- each team member has 3 total chopsticks in one hand and one of them is being held vertically between the other two they're holding (see image below as an example).

- must be actual chopsticks used for eating and not just any random sticks

#206: Take a picture of your entire team with a 3-tiered house of cards that your team built using standard playing cards.  

- 1 picture, all team members visible

- a 3-tiered (level) free standing house of cards is visible

- cards must be standard playing cards and are not bent or folded in any way

#207: Take a video of any two racers from your team completing the "Pen Snatch Challenge" at the same time.  Basically each racer lays 4 pens or pencils across the back of their hand while their palm is facing down.  They both slide their hand away quickly and then catch all 4 pens or pencils before any of them hit the ground.  Both racers need to complete this at the same time. 

(watch the video below as an example. She uses 14 pencils, but you only have to use 4. Although yours will take teamwork since 2 racers will need to do it at the same time)

- 1 video, all team members visible if possible

- two team members complete the challenge at the same time

- racers lay 4 pens or pencils across the back of their hand and then slide their hand away and catch all 4 writing instruments without them hitting the ground or using your body to support your catch

 
 

#208: Take a video of your team completing the "Frisbee Field Challenge".  Basically one racer throws a frisbee while standing on home plate of any regulation baseball or softball field.  The rest of the racers on the team can start from any of the other 3 bases and have to catch the frisbee before it hits the ground.  They must start on the bases but can leave them once the frisbee is thrown from home plate.  

- 1 video, all team members visible if possible

- one racer is standing on home plate of any regulation baseball or softball field and throws an actual frisbee towards the outfield

- rest of team must start on any of the other 3 bases but can leave the base once the frisbee is thrown. A racer that started on the bases must catch the frisbee before it hits the ground

#209: Take a video of your team all volleying any size or style ball 5 times between any combination of racers on your team without it hitting the ground. Each racer must use the volleyball "bump" method to hit the ball (as seen below), meaning your arms are together and extended out in front of your body, or use one arm and a fist, striking the ball up into the air.  Racers should be at least 5 feet away from each other.

- 1 video, all team members visible if possible

- any combination of team members volleys any size ball back and forth using the "bump" technique"

- ball volleys betwen players 5 times without it hitting the ground

- racers are at least 5 feet away from each other while volleying

 
 

FIND

#300: Take a video of your team donating clothing to any designated clothing drop box, Salvation Army, Thrift Store, or similar organization (KIND CHALLENGE).  

- 1 video, all team members visible if possible

- team is at any regulation clothing or shoe donation bin, Salvation Army, Thrift Store, or similar organization

- team is actively donating clothes to the designated organization either at a counter with a staff person visible or dropping the clothes into the bin

#301: Take a video of your team completing "Stop, Drop, and Roll" in front of any working fire station. Be sure to yell each step of the fire safety technique as you do it and make sure the Fire Station is clearly visible and identifiable in the background.

- 1 video, all team members visible if possible

- team is at any working fire station and it is visible and identifiable

- racers perform the Stop, Drop, and Roll safety technique

#302: Take a picture of your entire team with any coin or bill-operated washer or dryer machine.  Make sure HQ can clearly identify that it is a coin or bill-operated machine if the picture is from far away.

- 1 picture, all team members visible 

- a coin or bill-operated washing machine is visible and identifiable  

#303: Take a picture of your team with any vinyl record that could be played on a standard record player. 

- 1 picture, all team members visible 

- any vinyl record capable of being played on a standard record player is visible and identifiable

#304: Take a picture of your team and as many strangers as needed to create a connected human chain between any 2 parked red cars.  The cars can be any shade of red as long as they are clearly in the red spectrum.  

- 1 picture, all team members visible and as many strangers as needed

- team forms a connected human chain between any two parked red cars using their entire team and as many strangers as needed

#305: Take a picture of your entire team all reading a copy of 50 Shades of Grey.  It must be an actual book and not the digital format.

- 1 picture, all team members visible 

- team is reading an actual copy of 50 Shades of Grey

- book is not the digital kind

#306: Take a picture of any two people with Driver's Licences from two different states.  The ID's can be racers on your team or strangers, or both.  You or the strangers can cover the personal information on the ID with your fingers if you'd like, as long as HQ can verify they are from two different states.  Your picture can be a close up of the two ID's but HQ may ask you to take a second picture with your entire team and the two people from different states as well to make sure your team is all together. 

- 1 picture, or multiple pictures if needed, team members visible if possible

- any two state regulated driver's licences (ID's) are visible and identifiable. The licences are from two different people

- the two licenses are from two different states

#307: Take a picture of your team with any sign for a business that includes the letter "X" in the name of the business.  The sign needs to be an actual sign on an actual business and not just a print-out.  The letter "X" needs to be in the name of the business and not just in some random word on a sign that's on or in the business.  

- 1 picture, all team members visible 

- the sign for a business is visible in the background and the letter "X" is in the name of the business

- the sign needs to be on or in the actual place of business and the letter X needs to be in the business name, not just other signage at that location

#308: Take a picture of your team with any white picket fence.  It must be an actual fence and not just a print-out or sign, it must be white, and it must be the picket style.

- 1 picture, all team members visible 

- any white picket fence is visible in the background

- must be an actual fence, must be white, and must be picket styled

 
 

#309: Take a picture of your team with any yellow cab or yellow school bus in the background. Must be an actual vehicle capable of driving humans. 

- 1 picture, all team members visible 

- any yellow taxi cab or school bus are visible and identifiable

-must be an actual vehicle and not a toy, model, or picture


FUN

#400: Take a video of your entire team as each racer slides down a playground slide head first one after the other within a 9-second continuous video.   

- 1 video, or multiple videos if needed, all team members visible 

- each team member slides down the slide head first one after the other

- team is using an actual playground slide and not just a smooth surface on a hillside or some other slope

#401: Take a video of your team all dancing like crazy while any racer from your team plays the tune "Chopsticks" on a piano or keyboard.

- 1 video, all team members visible if possible

- team is dancing while one racer is playing any standard piano or keyboard that actually plays music

- one racer is playing at least a portion of the well known tune "Chopsticks" on the piano or keyboardIf no one on your team knows how to play the tune you can research how to play it online and teach yourself before attempting the challenge

#402: Take a picture of your entire team while each racer is wearing an adult diaper on the outside of their clothing. 

- 1 picture, all team members visible 

- each racer on the team is wearing an actual adult (or any sized if it is able to be worn ) diaper on the exterior of their clothing

- diaper needs to be an actual diaper that would be found in stores and not just a homemade version made out of cloth.  

#403: Take a video of your entire team on any sloping grass surface doing 5 log rolls with one racer directly behind the next, shoulder to shoulder. Timing will be important in order for everyone to do 5 full rotations before piling on top of one another.  

- 1 video, all team members visible 

- each team member is lying on the ground shoulder to shoulder and completes 5 full log roll rotations within one 9-second continuous video

- challenge is done on a soft grass surface with a slope if possible, but can be done on a flat grassy area if no hills are accessible

#404: Take a picture of your entire team while each racer is on a separate bike with their feet and legs outstretched away from the pedals. You do not have to be riding the bikes, but you need to be sitting on the seat while the bike is upright and each person's feet and legs need to be outstretched away from the floor and bike.  So getting your team, and the photographer, to time it perfectly could be challenging.  

- 1 picture, all team members visible and completing the challenge 

- each racer is sitting on a separate upright bike and their feet are off the ground and pedals and their legs are outstretched (as seen in the image below) 

- the bike does not need to be moving as long as you time it correctly and everyone is able to balance momentarily at the same time

 

#405: Take a video of your entire team playing a game of leap frog with one another while any natural body of water is visible in the background. Must be an actual natural body of water, not just a swimming pool or puddle. 

- 1 video, all team members visible if possible

- racers are playing a game of leap frog

- any natural body of water is clearly visible and identifiable in the background such as a pond, stream, lake, ocean, river, etc

#406: Have your team divide up into pairs and take a picture of each pair of racers holding up either a jelly donut, creme-filled donut, or Boston Creme donut between the two racers foreheads.  Each pair of racers should be facing each other with their foreheads close together, holding the donut up using only their foreheads and not supporting it or holding it with their hands or a wall.  

- 1 picture, all team members visible 

- team is in pairs and each pair is holding up a donut between the two racers foreheads without touching it with your hands.  If you have an uneven number of racers on your team the extra racer can take the picture or make one pair a group of 3 racers

- donut must be jelly filled, creme filled, or Boston Creme style

#407: Take a video of your team all inside one elevator and each racer is spinning around in circles while the elevator is traveling from one floor to another.  Each racer should start spinning around once the doors close and continue spinning until they open on another floor or the video reaches it's 9-second maximum length. You should start the video just as the doors are closing and everyone is inside ready to spin.

- 1 video, all team members visible 

- team is inside of a working elevator and each racer begins spinning in circles once the door closes and continues spinning until the door opens on another floor or the 9-second max video length has been reached

#408: Take a picture of your entire team as each racer dumps an entire separate bottle of water on themselves and any water tower or outdoor public fountain is visible in the background. Each racer should be dumping their own separate full bottle of water on themselves.  The public fountain should be the decorative kind and not the kind you drink from. 

- 1 picture, all team members visible if possible

- each racer is actively pouring a separate full bottle of water over their heads

- an actual water tower or outdoor public decorative fountain of any kind is visible in the background

#409: Take a video of your team while each racer pops their own separate balloon by sitting on it.  Every racer on your team needs to pop it within one continuous 9-second maximum length video so if not all racers are able to pop theirs within one video you'll need to try again until everyone does it in one video.  

- 1 video, all team members visible and completing the challenge 

- each racer has their own separate balloon, either helium or oxygen filled

- each racer pops their own balloon within one continuous 9-second max video.

- each racers balloon must be popped by the racer sitting on it and not by their fingers or some other sharp instrument