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How to Pick a Fight With a Spartan… Let’s talk Burpees

In my circle of friends I have often joked with them, “How do you start a fight with a Spartan Racer… Burpees”. How many times have we seen on the internet another argument about the proper form of a burpee in a Spartan Race. More than one barstool conversation has become heated over the subject. But until yesterday not many people have had the guts to really put out there what so many in the industry had been thinking, then Pete Rees, the founder of Mudstacle.com published – Why Spartan Are Not Competitive Races – And How That Can Be Resolved.

You Know You Are an Obstacle Racer When….

We in the obstacle racing world are a class of our own. We find joy in the mud, climb walls when not being chased, and overall find pleasure in what many would consider a painful experience. Did I mention we pay to get electrocuted and pummeled by large men (well we use to)? We gave our contributors a task, finish this statement – “You Know You Are an Obstacle Racer When…” This is what they has to say.

OCR Canada – Promoting Canadian Obstacle Racing and Their Racers

OCR Canada announced the launch of it’s website. OCR Canada is a not-for-profit organization that will create an informative community and provide support to obstacle course racers through the development of advance opportunities for Canadian athletes. This site will serve as a community hub for all things obstacle course race related in Canada. It will bring together obstacle course racers of all levels from British Columbia to Newfoundland; as well as race directors and fans.