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Opinion: Spartan Live Feed – A Giant Leap Forward

April 24th, 2017|3 Comments

Over the weekend, myself like many in the obstacle racing world turned their computers on for the first Spartan U.S. Championship Race. For the week leading up to the event, Spartan Race promoted the live coverage of the event on YouTube, Facebook, and Spartan.com. Many wondered what the coverage would look like and how it would be received my the often fickle obstacle racing audience.

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Which Tough Mudder are You?

Tough Mudder has continued to revamp their offering year after year to adjust to the changing landscape of the obstacle racing industry. Not only do the obstacles continue to improve and change but the company continues to adapt as their athletes demand various challenges. Tough Mudder began in 2010 with a single 10-12 mile event with the ethos "this is a challenge and not a race." Millions have recited the pledge throughout the years.

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Colorado Obstacle Racers Come Together To Support 3 of Their Own

For the team at Colorado Obstacle Racers; the night of February 24th, 2017 changed their world. Three of their team; Kym Butcher, Elizabeth Rotter and Corrina Vaden had made the last second decision to head to Arizona for the Spartan Race weekend. Corrina was driving while Kym and Elizabeth had been stretched out in the back seat.

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OCR News Weekly – April 20 – Spartan US Championship Series Goes Live, Tough Mudder adds WTM Team Relay, DICKS Sporting Goods…

April 20th, 2017|0 Comments

This week, Spartan Race Kicks off U.S. Championship Series and makes volunteer policy changes, DICK’S Sporting Goods Enters the OCR Apparel Game, Tough Mudder adds Team Relay to World's Toughest Mudder, and finally, MuckFest MS announces new National Sponsor.

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OCRTUBE: Georgia Green Beret Challenge – Operators Course 2017

Arnel Banawa of OCRTUBE.com headed to Georgia over the weekend to capture all the action of the latest Green Beret Challenge - Operators Course. Green Beret Challenge is a unique event that infuses challenges of the Green Berets and traditional obstacle racing elements. Mark Ballas the founder of Green Beret Challenge brings his experience as a Green Beret and expertise in event management to OCR continuing to put on a fan favorite event year after year.

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Hobie Call Talks About Joining the Spartan Race Pro-Team

Yesterday afternoon Hobie Call announced on the Spartan Race Facebook Page live that he joined the Spartan Race Pro-Team for 2017. In the announcement, he stated this will be his last year of competitive racing and plans to win all the NBC Spartan Races this year. He sat down with Mud Run Guide to give his first public interview since the announcement yesterday.

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