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Drugs, Russia, & Obstacles – WADA Sanctions & World OCR

December 13th, 2019|0 Comments

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has unanimously agreed to ban Russia from hosting major international sporting competitions for four years -  what does that mean for World OCR with their FISO OCR World Championships to be hosted at the Rosa Khutor Ski Resort in Sochi, Russia on September 17-20, 2020.

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World Records Set in Obstacle Course Racing at the 2019 South East Asia Games

World Records Set in Obstacle Course Racing at the 2019 South East Asia Games

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Community Member of the Week: December 7 – 13, 2020

It's Friday, so let's see what our OCR Community has been up to this week. We are checking in with two Spartan Los Angeles finishers from last weekend.

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A First-Timer's Guide to World's Toughest Mudder

This week for #tbt, we're finding out what it's like to race World's Toughest Mudder for the first time!

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Win a FREE Trip to Hannibal Race Kuwait!!!

Looking for a bucklist race in 2020? Strength and Speed is partnering with Hannibal Race to give away one all-expenses-paid trip to Kuwait!

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Auction to Benefit Operation Valor

October 2nd, 2019|0 Comments

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

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Training Tuesday: Grip Strength & Shoulder Stability

How do we develop two of the most important elements in training for an OCR? Watch this video from an industry professional and Founder of OCRTraining.com Sarah Pozdol and see how you can safely and progressively develop a grip that’s going to get you through the course!

Athletes of the World: Joe's Looking for You!

Spartan Founder, Joe De Sena is looking high and low for the best athletes on the planet looking to take home part of $1.3 million dollars in Spartan prize money... do you have what it takes?

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Fighting Physiology: How the Kentucky Mule Slayed the Devil

Mud Run Guide Crew Member Hillary Greene discusses overcoming physical and mental barriers to kick ass in 2019.

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Franklin Sports Becomes The Official Glove of Spartan

Spartan Race announces partnership with Franklin Sports to become the official glove of Spartan Race.

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