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OCR World Championships Athlete Disqualified After Failing Drug Test

Today, Adventurey the parent company of the OCR World Championships Released a statement regarding the 2017 OCR World Championships. Since the founding of the race in 2013, annually athletes have been drug tested on-site as part of the race’s commitment to clean sports through Drug-Free Sport.

By |November 22nd, 2017|News|2 Comments

Badass Women of OCR – Tiffany Palmer

Meet Tiffany Palmer. She is a Varsity high school cheerleading coach who decided to challenge herself and sign up for her first OCR (the Norm Koch New Jersey Spartan Beast on April 30th, 2016). Like many of us, after just one race you become hooked, and since that first beast, Tiffany has gone after more and more big goals.

By |November 22nd, 2017|Badass Women of OCR|0 Comments

Training Tuesday: Rope Traverse

Conquer the Gauntlet and Mud Run Guide's own Matt Willis brings us through this week's Training Tuesday. Willis shows us how to get across a rope traverse with techniques that can be used whether the rope is high above water or a few feet off the ground. Willis is a member of the Conquer the Gauntlet Pro Team and a fierce competitor at many obstacle races. Conquer the Gauntlet is a favorite series throughout the mid-west of the United States of America.

By |November 21st, 2017|Training, video|0 Comments

Post Race Interview with LaShay Marks

On October 22, 2017, I was finally able to interview Terrain Racing's own Mr. LaShay Marks. The Virginia Beach location provided a wonderful atmosphere to conduct a sunny and fun interview. After numerous conversations with LaShay it is quite obvious his OCR experience has truly provided him a great deal of knowledge, which makes him an ideal person to discuss OCR training and race day preparation.

By |November 20th, 2017|Interviews, video|1 Comment

OCR 101: Inviting Your Friend To Their First OCR

So, you want to bring a friend to their first Obstacle Course Race? Well, you are in luck! There have never been more options out there for a racer to pick from. All you have to do is tell your friend, pay your registration, show up, and get your medal and shirt.

By |November 20th, 2017|Op-Ed|1 Comment

Race Recap: Viking Dash Caesar’s Creek Ohio

Especially in the Midwest where when the temps drop and the mud dries up the majority of the obstacle course races head West or South.  Fear, not mud runners, Viking Dash is here to help fill the winter OCR blues.

By |November 18th, 2017|Race Recap|0 Comments

Race Recap: Spartan Race Beast 2017 Spartanburg, South Carolina

On November 4th, 2017 a large portion of the OCR community ended their season at the South Carolina Beast, a 12+ Mile course that lived up to the Beast name. Having changed venues midway through the year, the switch caused a lot of confusion for those expecting to return to Carolina Adventure World for another year.

By |November 17th, 2017|Race Recap|0 Comments

Burpees and Bear Crawls With Spartan Race CEO & Founder Joe De Sena

On Wednesday, November 8th, 2017, I attended the Get Fit Toledo: Spartan Community Workout in Toledo, Ohio. It was here that Spartan Race CEO and founder Joe De Sena challenged over 70 men and women to abandon their Wednesday night routine of watching reruns on their couch, and to instead, come together, get sweaty and "Spartan Up"!

By |November 17th, 2017|Race Recap|0 Comments

Success of Military Vets at World’s Toughest Mudder

Finishing up the weekend of World’s Toughest Mudder (WTM), which was also the same weekend as Veteran’s Day, I went to make an Instagram post highlighting both.  That’s when I realized the number of military veterans on the podium for WTM.

By |November 17th, 2017|Op-Ed|1 Comment

OCRTUBE Captures the Essence of 2017 World’s Toughest Mudder

Arnel Banawa of OCRTUBE had his camera in tow for the recent World's Toughest Mudder for its last dance in the desert outside of Las Vegas. For Banawa it was his first trip to World's Toughest Mudder and captures the essence of the event in this event video. Relive all the action of the weekend in this seven-minute recap of the event. 

By |November 16th, 2017|video|0 Comments
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