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OCR News Weekly – July 21, 2017

Welcome to OCR News Weekly for Friday, July 21 2017. Tough Mudder goes X, Spartan Doubles up on Palmerton, The OCR World Championships goes long down under, Savage Race, Warrior Dash, Rugged Maniac, Bone Frog and much more!

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Tough Mudder Reveals the First-Ever Tough Mudder Bootcamp in Brooklyn, NY

Tough Mudder’s US Headquarters in Brooklyn, NY on the seventh floor of 15 Metro Tech is now home to the first Tough Mudder Bootcamp, where people can come take a 45-minute high intensity interval training workout designed to improve four pillars: strength, power, agility and endurance.

By |July 21st, 2017|News|1 Comment

Badass Women of OCR: Faith Elliott

Speaking of amazing, meet Faith, a former competitive cheerleader. After her first race in 2015, she knew at the finish line that OCR would fill the gap that cheerleading has left behind. Since then, she has been training hard, and learning all about the importance of training hard and resting harder. I wanted to feature her, to show women that Bad Ass Women that come into our sport can come from all different back grounds.

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Shale Hill – Obstacle Racing’s Field of Dreams

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.

By |July 20th, 2017|Facility Review, Race Information|0 Comments

OCR World Championships Announces 24 Hour Enduro in Australia for June 2018

The team behind the OCR World Championships is creating a OCR 24 Hour Enduro Championship, to take place outside of Sydney Australia in June of 2018.

By |July 19th, 2017|News, video|0 Comments

Race Recap – Savage Race New England 2017

Even though Savage Race is a big-name company in the industry, the event in Barre, MA didn’t feel corporate at all. The old school printouts posted on plywood boards before registration with everyone’s name, bib number and start time made it seem very informal and less technical. The OCR community is always very welcoming and inviting, and everything from this Savage Race at Carter & Stevens Farm delivered. I look forward to running this event again next year in 2018.

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Badass Women of OCR: Heather Gollnick

Heather Gollnick was brought to my attention directly by a few people. Not only is she a mother, but she has a pretty impressive history – she is a coach, a Triathalon trainer, a personal trainer, a published author, a motivational speaker and someone who truly embraces the healthy lifestyle that most of us work so hard to achieve on a daily basis.

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Training Tuesday: Rope Walls with Rungs

Rope Walls are an obstacle that could show up on any mud run or obstacle race. This medium difficulty obstacle can often be challenging for many athletes. It requires just a few tricks to successfully achieve. Hunter McIntyre walks us through how to accomplish this obstacle in a quick tutorial video.

By |July 18th, 2017|Ninja Warrior Training, Training, video|0 Comments

8 Years of Warrior Dash – A Chat with Co-Founder Ryan Kunkel

Brett got a chance to catch up with Ryan Kunkel, Co-founder of Warrior Dash on the day before their 8th anniversary. These guys talk about the mayhem of their first event all the way up to 3 million Warrior Dash participants later!

By |July 18th, 2017|video|0 Comments
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OCR News Weekly – July 14, 2017

This week's headlines come from Frontline OCR, Spartan Race, US OCR Championships, and Tough Mudder. Special guest host Jacob Bosecker from BROCR.

By |July 17th, 2017|Podcast, video|0 Comments
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