Permanent OCR Facility Spotlight: Dirt Runner

By |August 22nd, 2017|

There are a ton of great OCR venues across the country that are in locations that never move.  These permanent facilities allow for larger obstacles, year-round racing, and training. Each location has its own feel and uniqueness.

Shale Hill – Obstacle Racing’s Field of Dreams

By |July 20th, 2017|

Driving down the 22A in Vermont, cell phone service goes in and out cows and farms are more plentiful than people. It's not uncommon to get stuck behind a tractor or two driving down the road. Benson, Vermont barely a blip on a map just north of Fair Haven, Vermont is probably best known for maple syrup, and dairy farming. Just past the sign for the town of Benson a large obstacle towers over the corner of a hay field with a small sign on it reading Shale Hill.

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Ocean City Local Gym and Fitness – Obstacles for the Memorial Beach Challenge

By |June 29th, 2017|

Last month I recapped the Memorial Beach Challenge race from Ocean City, NJ. One of the obstacle stations was built and manned by the team from Local Gym and Fitness. It was a triple threat obstacle with tires laid out on the sand for high knees followed by pull up bars capped off with a super low barbed wire crawl through the soft sand.

Facility Review – Velocity Air Sports, Charleston

By |March 30th, 2016|

Velocity Air Sports opened in Charleston in July 2015. Velocity is primarily a kid paradise with over 60 trampoline areas with dodgeball, basketball, foam pits and fun galore. But… tucked into the back of the 40,000 square foot facility is an American Ninja Warrior (ANW) style gym that is a training grounds to Charleston, SC American Ninja Warriors such as Kyle Johnson.

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