KONQER Saipan: King of the Hill, the first full scale obstacle course challenge to be held in the CNMI, lived up to its name on Saturday—with a little help from Mother Nature herself. Event participants found themselves attempting to “conquer”not only the man-made obstacles butadditional challenges brought forth by constant rainfall and inclement weather conditions. A tropical disturbance passing through the Marianas, due to the presence of Tropical Storm Talim, caused the KO
THE first Marianas Visitors Authority-sponsored “Konqer Saipan – King of the Hill” event was a phenomenal success, MVA Managing Director Chris Concepcion said. Konqer Saipan was held on Saturday at Gov. Eloy S. Inos Peace Park. “We initially targeted 250 participants but we registered 497 this past Saturday,” he said, adding that organizers were thrilled with the turnout. “We are very happy with our partnership with Konqer Sports who helped put this thing together,” he said.
Packet pickup for KONQER, Saipan’s first-ever obstacle course challenge, is set for Thursday, Sept. 7 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Fiesta Resort & Spa lobby. Participants will receive their official KONQER bib, which is required to start the event on Saturday, as well as other race items and course information. Individuals are required to pick up their packets at this time, and proxies are allowed by notifying race organizers in advance at email@example.com. Teams ma