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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 – 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 – 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 – 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.

Badass Women of OCR – Jessika Poppe

By |March 28th, 2018|

In life, often we feel that things should go in one direction, but a life event opens our eyes and leads us along a new path.  In Jessika Poppe's case, this was very true. Initially, she wanted to be a nurse, but after the loss of her Grandparents she realized instead of treating the sick, she wanted to help people live healthy and happy lives.

Badass Women of OCR – Sarah Horsburgh

By |March 21st, 2018|

In the OCR community, we all come from a variety of backgrounds, families and well lifestyles. Sarah Horsburgh is no exception. This 31-year-old single parent chooses to embrace a healthy lifestyle with her family. Taking her love of fitness and lifestyle to the next level, Sarah created the Sharklife Obstacle course race - a course designed for kids by kids.

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Badass Women of OCR – Adriane Alvord

By |March 7th, 2018|

I first learned about Adriane Alvord on the World's Toughest Podcast. Listening to her story, I got emotional. Here was a survivor of domestic abuse who was able to use OCR and racing as a way to survive, and feels alive again in her own life. She was able to get out of a truly awful situation in life and has become an OCR force of nature. 

Badass Women of OCR – Heather Bode

By |February 28th, 2018|

I first heard about Heather Bode through the Overcome and Run Podcast I was listening to on the way to work one morning. As an OCR racer, I found it quite interesting to hear the take on everything OCR from a husband and wife team.

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