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Charity Fick takes a look each week at the women who help shape the obstacle racing industry both publicly and behind the scenes. This series publishes a new profile every Wednesday on Mud Run Guide. Some of the women are the most public figures in the sport and others work tirelessly behind the scenes promoting and working in the industry.

Badass Women of OCR – Tracy Murillo (Beasts OCR)

By |October 17th, 2018|

Tracy Murillo has quite the story to tell. Previously she was a distance runner but found that running wasn't lighting her fitness fire. After completing her first OCR race she was hooked and the rest is history.

Badass Women of OCR – Christy Van Vliet

By |October 10th, 2018|

Christy Van Vliet is one of the hardest working women I know. She is the proud mother of 3 boys, a super active fitness instructor and is always pushing herself to reach her goals. She uses fitness and health to inspire others and is not afraid to back down from a challenge.

Badass Women of OCR – Petra Blevins

By |October 3rd, 2018|

Every OCR athlete's story has a beginning. When getting into the sport of OCR, some embrace the suck while others run with friends for fun. Petra Belvins is someone who has embraced the sport of OCR, constantly pushes her limits, and was once an Olympic hopeful.

Badass Women of OCR – Amber Myers (Beasts OCR)

By |September 26th, 2018|

Amber Myers is a passionate mother who uses food to keep her family healthy, and exercise to build her own fitness and strength. I reached out to Amber for this article series, as I wanted a different perspective in regards to being a "Badass".

Badass Women of OCR – Jenna Ravenscraft (Beasts OCR)

By |September 12th, 2018|

On a team, there are many moving parts that need to mesh well in order for the team to succeed. It's not one person that makes or breaks a team, but the collective spirit and drive of its members, such as Jenna Ravenscraft.

Badass Women of OCR – Melissa Dagg

By |September 5th, 2018|

As a mother and an OCR athlete, Melissa Dagg knows the struggles of getting in time for training and being there for her family. At a young age, she was sick many times, and there were instances where she thought she wouldn't survive. It's tough for anyone having to deal with illness day to day, but Melissa has proven she is strong

Badass Women of OCR – Kim Collings (Beasts OCR)

By |September 19th, 2018|

Kim Collings wears a number of hats in her life. She is a mother, a runner, OCR Badass and currently runs the Beasts OCR ambassador team. She is hardworking, strong and knows how to have a good time in the mud. I wanted to feature Kim in this article series for many reasons: her sense of humor, love for the sport, drive, and determination.

Badass Women of OCR – Rachel Lotz (Beasts OCR)

By |August 29th, 2018|

Rachel Lotz has taken on intense endurance races that include a 12 hour Hurricane heat, an Agoge race, and the Death Race in Vermont. 

Badass Women of OCR – Lisabeth Cuppoletti

By |June 13th, 2018|

After surviving a terrible car accident, she was told at the age of 32 she would never be the same. Lisabeth Cuppoletti decided not to just lie down and accept what was going on, but decided to focus on becoming strong again. This is her story.

Badass Women of OCR – Sheena Hauf

By |June 6th, 2018|

Sheena Hauf was brought to my attention for this series by members of the OCR community. When writing these articles, I try and find women who are relatable and badass in their own ways. After completing multiple marathons and triathlons, she wanted a change of pace.

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