Bonefrog Challenge kicked off their 2017 season making their first stop in Florida over the weekend. Arnel Banawa of OCRTUBE was on hand to capture all the action from this expanding race series. Bonefrog Challenge three distances from a 5k to the eight-mile "Challenge" course with 30+ Obstacles, and the "Tier 1", 11+ mile with 50 obstacles. With all these options there is something for everyone at a Bonefrog Challenge.
Alpha Warrior made a splash years ago in the obstacle racing scene only to go silent. However, the company did not go out of business instead they readjusted their priorities and obstacles. Alpha Warrior recently returned to the obstacle racing world in San Antonio, Texas.
The weekend of September 10th and 11th I got to attend an OCR called the Hardcore Mudd Run (HMR). Since the event is put on by firefighters and was occurring the weekend of September 11th, it seemed like a cool event to attend. As with most small OCRs that put on few events throughout the year, it had a mix of good and bad.
For the past several years, the popular BoldrDash racing series has been a staple in Rhode Island. This year, they decided to try a new venue at Rocky Point Park located on the Narragansett Bay. The iconic spot was once a beloved amusement park until it closed down back in 1995. BoldrDash is hoping to breathe some life into the area once again and help rekindle old memories.
Every now and again we have to participate in the ‘fun’ events to find our inner child. We decided to head to the south shore a few hours from our home to 5K Foam Fest Canada to bring in the fun for the holiday weekend. While the US version of the event has come and gone the Canada series continues to hold strong. 5K Foam Fest was held at the St. Bruno Ski Resort in St. Bruno de Montarville, Quebec. This resort has easy access to the local highway and has an elevation of approx. 525 feet spread out over 50 acres.
Gladiator Rock'n Run is in the books, and as was the case last year, it was a really good time. I originally was just going to spectate and cheer on the masses and catch up with my OCR family. But when #MRG needed someone to step up and run the race, I said why not!! [...]
While the news of Battlefrog closing down its races midseason was a hard note to swallow, Bonefrog Challenge made its first, and hopefully not last appearance in GA this last weekend. Bonefrog found a great venue that has not been used by the OCR companies often, last big OCR event there was in 2011, when one of the big two made its first appearance in GA.
The world needs more obstacle course races, lots more. The world would be a better place. More OCR’s means more people off the couch each weekend – helping each other, making friends, challenging themselves, and being healthier. Charles Bailey shares my opinion and has decided to do something about it by starting his own OCR in the Raleigh, NC area in the spring of 2017.
Arnel Banawa of OCRTUBE.com was back at it again this past weekend capturing all the action at Mud Titan 6 in Tampa, Florida. The 5K obstacle course featured 30 obstacles making for an obstacle packed day for anyone in the family. Mud Titan also featured an 8K Course with 40+ obstacles letting participants choose their race and their distance for the day. Check out the latest video from OCRTUBE.com and see all the action.