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News From Across The Pond – November

December 2nd, 2016|1 Comment

Hi and welcome to the first of a new monthly segment where I’ll be filling you in on the key news from OCR in the UK. Our own national championship event had been a talking point all year, with qualifiers taking place on a regular basis up and down the country.

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FIT Challenge – The Best Race You Don’t Know About

Those other fifty weeks are the reason that the small independent obstacle race series are critical to the longevity of obstacle racing in North America and beyond. FIT Challenge in Cumberland, Rhode Island is one such event filling the gaps for the obstacle racing enthusiast. The event started in by OCR enthusiast Robb McCoy has continued to be a premier event in New England.

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World’s Toughest Mudder – A Personal Journey

It turns out that as innovative and cool as they are, the biggest obstacles are rarely the ones on the course, even at an event like the World's Toughest Mudder. Instead, they're the physical and mental obstacles we bring with us. I am proud that I managed to conquer a few of these myself out there in the desert.

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Matt Willis and Beni Gifford Discuss the Return of Alpha Warrior

November 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Alpha Warrior made a splash years ago in the obstacle racing scene only to go silent. However, the company did not go out of business instead they readjusted their priorities and obstacles. Alpha Warrior recently returned to the obstacle racing world in San Antonio, Texas.

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OCRTUBE: Alabama Spartan Race Super

Over the weekend Spartan Race headed to Alabama for another Super. Arnel Banawa was there from to capture all the action from the weekend. A 10+ mile challenging course had some unique Alabama scenery.

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OCRTUBE: Battle Races – New Orleans

Arnel Banawa of was at it again over the weekend. While most of the OCR community was focused on World's Toughest Mudder OCRTUBE was capturing the action in New Orleans. He wasn't fishing for beads on Bourbon Street but instead out at Battle Races in beautiful Fountainbleau State Beach Park.

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