[May 12, 2019 – Atlanta, GA] The world's leading resource for mud run events and information, Mud Run Guide, proudly announces their sponsorship of the 2019 For Those Who Would Humanitarian Award. The award will be presented at Stratton Mountain in Stratton, Vermont during the 2019 North American OCR Championships.

“We're thrilled to play even a small part in the presentation of this year's Humanitarian Award, and Mud Run Guide has been honored to be a supporter of For Those Who Would since day 1; we look to continue that streak for years to come.” said Brett Stewart, CEO of Mud Run Guide “I'm extremely fortunate to work with Jeff Cain, Adrian Bijanada, and all of the wonderful crew that puts this together, as well as super proud to call many of the previous recipients good friends.”

Previous winners of the award are Jesse BruceAllan AjoyMatty Gregg, and Brian Nichol.

Nominations are now open on For Those Who Would's website: 2019 Humanitarian Awards Nominations

For Those Who Would

The OCR Humanitarian Award that we co-sponsor along with Mud Run Guide and OCR World Championships is an important piece of our portfolio.  It is integral to our desire to encourage, inspire, and equip OCR athletes to do great things for other humans.

Purpose: To recognize an individual(s) within the obstacle racing community who consistently exhibits humanitarian traits off the course. This includes:

  • Giving of him/herself without expectation of compensation
  • Embraces common moral decencies such as altruism, integrity, responsibility, and compassion
  • Improves the lives of others through selfless, courageous, and compassionate acts

Eligibility: To be eligible for the award, the individual(s) must be part of the OCR community, a citizen or legal resident of North or Central America, and meet one of the following two criteria:

  1. Complete a minimum of 4 obstacle races between August 1, 2018, and August 1, 2019, OR
  2. Work within the OCR Industry (e.g., OCR course builder/director, OCR website designer, OCR writer, OCR apparel designer, OCR marketing specialist, etc.

Nominations are now open on For Those Who Would's website: 2019 Humanitarian Awards Nominations