They can be seen at every event. Usually clad in brightly colored clothing and mud with a huge smile on their face. No, not racers. I am talking about the amazing volunteers that donate their time at each race to help make everyone’s experience a little bit better.
The weekend of the summer solstice welcomed obstacle course racers to the first ever Black Ops 12 hour race at the Boneyard OCR Compound, just south of Barrhead, Alberta, Canada. Although it was the weekend with the most sunlight of the year, racers and crew still had to grind their way through 7 hours of caliginous night.
In the heart of cowboy country, X Warrior Challenge welcomed obstacle racers into the Calgary Stampede grounds for the first stadium race of 2018. This was the third installment of the multi-event challenge that pits racers against the rodeo grounds and a horde of obstacles on a 5km course.
Inside OCR Series features gym owner (and Tough Mudder Pro Team member) Allison Tai who runs Van City OCR out of Vancouver, B.C. Learn what makes this facility unique.
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You don't get a nickname like The Great White North when you live in a tropical paradise. But we Canadians aren't the only ones who have to live with frigid winter temperatures. Much of the USA can be subject to the same brutal cold which makes training during these winter months unpleasant and inconveniencing.
So, you want to bring a friend to their first Obstacle Course Race? Well, you are in luck! There have never been more options out there for a racer to pick from. All you have to do is tell your friend, pay your registration, show up, and get your medal and shirt.