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Book Review: Legend of the Death Race

May 18th, 2020|0 Comments

Curious about Death Race? Check out Tony Matesi's book “Legend of Death Race: Conquering Life with Courage, Power, & Wisdom.” 

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Spartan's Back – For Good?

Spartan's Jacksonville event is open for registration June 13th - will athletes decide it's safe to race?

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Gear Review: Salming Elements 3

Mud Run Guide Crew's Daniel Ludwig puts the new Salming Elements 3 through their paces on the trails - how'd they do?

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OCR '20: It's Complicated

How can you fix the 2020 OCR Season? Evan Perperis takes us inside some of the important and difficult decisions event companies are facing right now

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USA Triathlon Opens Covid-19 Relief Fund – is OCR Far Behind?

In a first for the endurance sports industry, USA Triathlon creates a fund for triathlon event owners. Is the Endurance Sports Coalition far behind to provide assistance for Obstacle Course Races?

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List and guide of virtual races to take part in during our home quarantine.

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List of races that have been postponed, as well as rescheduled events.

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Movie Review: New Addiction: The Story of Jesse Bruce

May 13th, 2020|1 Comment

Need your OCR fix in quarantine? Check out New Addiction: The Story of Jesse Bruce, a documentary that tells a story of addiction, prison time, and overcoming obstacles in both life and on the racecourse.

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The 2019 Muddies- Best of OCR Winners

The votes have been tallied and it's time to announce the winners of this year's Muddies!

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Auction to Benefit Operation Valor

Operation Valor is hosting a gala and auction on October 24 to raise money for other nonprofits that serve veterans.

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The Great Virtual Race Across Tennessee 1000K: Laz goes virtual

The Great Virtual Race Across Tennessee 1000K is a virtual challenge throughout the summer the challenges runners to run across the state of Tennessee, virtually, of course, to raise funds and awareness for Feeding America.

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Rugged Maniac Virtual Fitness Challenge

Rugged Maniac announces Virtual Fitness Challenge - either FREE or a swag-a-licious version for $39

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Mud Hero

Average rating: 4.81 / 5 from 329 reviews.

Warrior Dash

Average rating: 2.81 / 5 from 202 reviews.


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Average rating: 5 / 5 from 22 reviews.

Frontline OCR

Average rating: 5 / 5 from 16 reviews.

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Average rating: 5 / 5 from 13 reviews.


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