Released: February 28, 2017

Jackson’s most unique spring tradition has new surprises and inspirational elements in store for the Jackson Hole community!

2017 Event Highlights

Date: Inspirational Packet Pick Up: Friday Night, May 19th 5PM-8PM

Event: Sunday, May 21st 2017; 12:00 PM

  • On-Site Registration: 10 AM
  • All Towner Arrival Time: 11 AM
  • Event Start Time: 12 PM

Towners: All ages event with fast and fun classes

Location: Jackson Hole, Wyoming: Phil Baux Park Start and Finish with a four mile “Around the Town” course including Snow King, Rodeo Grounds, Miller Park, Recreation Center Corridor and Mike Yokel.

Obstacles: 25 Fun and Challenging Obstacles include Snow King Slalom,Believe-Achieve Walls, Motivational Mud Crawls, and the Love Life Wall Finale! Each obstacle is sponsored by a business community leader.

Event Beneficiary: Teton Adaptive Sports

Event Themes: Turn Obstacles into Opportunities, Celebrate Overcoming Your Obstacles

Tag Line: 4 Miles, 25 Obstacles, 100% Inspiration

What’s New?

  • Inspirational Packet Pick-Up Program
  • Rodeo Arena Course
  • Mannequin Flash Mob Event Opening;
  • Event Video featuring Towners & Teton Adaptive Sports

Event Producer: Grand Dynamics International

Event Director: Tim Walther;; 307-733-1989

Event Details

What’s New with the 2017 Towner?

The Packet Pick Up with be an inspirational program, free to participants and will include strategies for overcoming obstacles and special guest speakers. The 2017 course will feature a new fun twist on the “Ultimate Elevation” all Towner warm up, including a Mannequin Flash Mob and this years course will take participants through the Rodeo Grounds Arena.

A Benefit for Teton Adaptive Sports

This year’s beneficiary is Teton Adaptive Sports. Marketing and promotions will support the mission of TAS; to promote, support, and develop sports and recreation opportunities for people with disabilities living in and visiting the Greater Teton Area.  The Ultimate Towner event video highlights TAS in action with a highly inspirational video, found at

Discounted Participant Registration Open:

Registration is open at Event price is $89 for Adults, $29 for Youth 15 and under. Significant discount registrations are offered for early adult registration, currently 40% off.  

Sponsorship Opportunities

Each year local businesses rally to support the Towner and gain valuable exposure for their business.  There are many ways to be involved – from Kind Towner donations, obstacle sponsors, team Towners and promotional partners. Each year over 30 businesses are involved as event sponsors and benefit from the team and community involvement. Contact Grand Dynamics at

Packet Pick-Up to include Inspirational Strategies for Overcoming Obstacles

This year the Ultimate Towner Inspirational Packet Pick Up will take place on Friday, May 19th; 5:00 PM -8:00 PM at Snow King Hotel and show-case the meaning behind the Towner.  The event will feature an overview of the Towner experience and stimulate new ways of perceiving and overcoming the challenges we face in life.

Sponsors, participants and special guests will share stories and strategies for overcoming obstacles, unifying our community through the shared understanding that “we are all in this together”.

Tim Walther, Grand Dynamics President and event director, maintains the focus of the purpose of the event as being more than just a fun time.  “People come out to have a blast, feel like a kid again, to laugh and to feel great and no doubt that is a huge part of it.  And even more, the deeper purpose of the event is to be a celebration of personal triumph over our own obstacles in life, each with our unique stories of challenge.”    The Inspirational Packet Pick Up will support this idea.   

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