Yesterday evening, Spartan Race put out a press release about an informational session at the Reebok World Championships with the USADA (United States Anti-Doping Association) as the first step towards drug testing for the race series. The initial press release had many shaking their heads as to what this all means and how it will immediately affect the athletes at the event next weekend. This morning we spoke with Spartan Race's Director of Sport - Joe Di Stefano to find out more about this announcement.
Lance Armstrong recently proclaimed in a podcast interview that he is interested in getting into ultra running and obstacle racing. His interview on Movember Radio has already caught the attention of many in sport. What does this possible interest in OCR mean for our sport?