For additional information, contact:
Shelley Johnson, executive director
Kaylen Fletcher, public relations manager
Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau
(337) 436-9588 or (800) 456-7952 


Find Your Inner Warrior at the ReALLIEty Challenge!

LAKE CHARLES, La. (January 10, 2012)-Begin a New Year's resolution to get healthy at The ReALLIEty Challenge presented by Nissan of Lake Charles adventure race on March 31 in Lake Charles. This 3.5 mile military-style obstacle course is the first of its kind in the Lake Area and is expected to attract participants from across Louisiana and its neighboring states.

The race will take place on the corner of Manchester Rd and Highway 397. Participants can sign up for a wave time, the first beginning at 8 a.m. and continuing throughout the day every 30 minutes until 5 p.m.

The ReALLIEty Challenge, sponsored by Nissan of Lake Charles and co-sponsored by Memorial Hospital and L'Auberge Casino Resort, spearheaded by Allie Ieyoub of Project Fit and Joey Odom of Sports Productions, are working in conjunction with The Mission Continues, a not-for-profit dedicated to honoring and empowering our U.S. veterans by finding them employment once they return to civilian life. The goal of The Mission Continues is to give our veterans a renewed sense of purpose and to allow them to continue serving their country within their own communities.

The entry fee is $65 in advance and $75 after March 1. For more information or to register, visit