Today both American Ninja Warrior Season 9 and Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge Season 2 were announced for June 12. It will be a busy night for obstacle fans on NBC with both shows debuting on the same night. Today teams for the Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge began to be announced on social media including the defending champs - The Comeback Kids
MuckFest MS is ready to kick off another season of racing in 2017 making stops in 12 cities in the United States. MuckFest MS is a friendly mud run for participants of all levels to enjoy a day in the mud and raise money for a great charity. Since it's inception MuckFest MS has raised over $25 million dollars for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
The International Obstacle Course Racing Union (IORCU) announced this morning that it has issued an emergency financial grant to Obstacle Course Racing Association United Kingdom with the express purpose that it be used to pay the athletes who are due cash prizes from the 2016 UK Obstacle Course Racing Championships. The grant is being funded by the Adventurey, LLC (organizers of the Obstacle Course Racing World Championships & US OCR Championships) and the OCRWC's production partners, 365 Sports, Inc.
Last week USAOCR the newly appointed governing body for obstacle racing in the United States announced the formation and the first U.S. National OCR Championship on April 30, 2017, at the Florida Spartan Race. The event will take place as its own race on Sunday morning as the first heat of the day at the Spartan [...]
Spartan Race announces a new way for civilians to participate side by side with the military in the Spartan Race Honor Series. The series kicks off on April 8 as part of the "Best Ranger" Competition. The first event kicks off with the Spartan Ranger Challenge Sprint where the race will combine parts of the "Best Ranger" competition into a Sprint distance event.
Warrior Dash continues to partner with large companies around the United States and beyond. Yesterday, Warrior Dash announced a continued partnership with State Farm for the 2017 obstacle racing season. Year after year Warrior Dash continues to be a fan favorite when it comes to a fun 5K obstacle race.
The Tough Mudder Head Quarters (TMHQ) has been very busy the past week or so talking about their new event series and many other updates to their season. Between the World’s Toughest podcast, a Facebook live Q&A and a website update, there has been a lot of new content in a lot of different sources.
Today International Obstacle Sports Federation (OSF) announced the creation of USA Obstacle Course Racing. The OSF has recognized the USAOCR as the official governing body for the United States. In addition to the announcement of the creation of the USAOCR it is also announced that the first OCR US National Championship sanctioned by OSF will take place at the Spartan Race on April 30th at Amelia Earhard Park.
Tougher Mudder, the newest addition to the Tough Mudder brand brings competitive racing to the longtime obstacle racing brand. Tough Mudder was hinted at earlier this year but today the official release and information regarding the competitive heat for the action sports company. This year Tough Mudder will give away over $350,000 in prize money at Tougher Mudder.
March 8, 2017, is set to be the date for International Women's Day this year. In honor of that Mud Run Guide is setting aside the day to celebrate the women in OCR. From standing on the start line to behind the scenes OCR has been changing lives for both men and women. We at Mud Run Guide are calling on you ladies to help celebrate the day by sharing your accomplishments with us using hashtag #MRGStrongWomen.