After six years in business, The Battlegrounds continues to grow in terms of participants (last year’s race included runners from 29 states) and recognition. It is the Missouri's only permanent venue that is an OCR World Championships qualifying race.
The game-plan for BattleFrog Series' growth is to be full-steam ahead; during several different occasions with Ramiro he's explained the strategy of developing the entire sport of OCR, and how ESPN commercials and reality competitions, the Bowl Series, and investments in obstacle development (like the MOBs mentioned earlier) coupled with explosive expansion all over North America will create the future of the sport, obstacle course racing as a household term, or OCR 2.0 (my term).
It's official, West Coast Loves BattleFrog. This past weekend, BattleFrog held it's third event of the year in Chino Hills California at Prado Regional Park. The Venue was mostly flat with a variety of terrain from running in the grass, dirt trails, and a swampy section that I can only describe as Yoda's back yard [...]
Spartan Race kicked off its 2016 season in Southern California last weekend with back to back races at Vail Lake in Temecula. Immediately obvious on arriving at the venue was the distressing lack of water in the lake; with a drop of at least 10-15’ of depth since our last visit back in September, it was clear that the long California drought is far from over. This also left exposed a vast mud plain that was once the lake bottom and would play a role in the race.
Check out the highlights from the Ninja Competition hosted by American Ninja Warrior All-Star David Yarter at his training facility, Power Park Fitness. You many notice another familiar ANW face as well. Check out this video to see all the high flying action that was in store for the competitors.
BattleFrog, North America's leading Outdoor Fitness Event / Obstacle Race Organizer announces that it will offer personalized video highlights to participants in the December 12 Open Championship in Orlando in collaboration with Switzerland-based media company iRewind.
New this year is the Experiential Zone in the ACC's Hall 5. Experience obstacle racing from Spartan Race; ElliptiGO elliptical cycling which combines the best of running, cycling and the elliptical trainer; inov-8 strength training for runners; and TRX suspension training, anytime Wed. afternoon through Friday mid-day, Dec. 2 to 4. A media demo is planned Thurs., Dec. 3., starting at 6 a.m.
Hey....how hard could it be to put on an Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) event?! Why should those big race promoters make all the money? After all, it's just a bunch of people paying to run through dirt and mud, right? So...if you're ready to take the plunge and cash in on the exploding sport of OCR, here are some tips to make your event one to remember!
In our first OCR Warrior matchup in Kansas City, Team Strength & Speed's Evan Perperis goes head-to-head with American Ninja Warrior superstar Evan "Rocket" Dollard. Does the former Mr. Olympia bodybuilder have the muscle to overcome Dollard's #lessshirtmoreposer? The winner advances to KO Round #2, the loser goes home!