Monday early morning in Moscow, Russia, athletes from the Americas, Asia, the Pacific, and Europe celebrated their performances after the Ninja OCR World Championships. 2,000 competitors raced head to head over a spectacular and challenging 160 m course, flanked by thousands of spectators following the athletes.
At 370 grams (13 oz) the ROCLITE G 370 isn't much heavier than some stability running shoes I've run in over the years, and they are significantly lighter than a few pair of hoops hi-tops I have in my closet. The performance of these all-mountain shoes are worth every little gram. For the life of me, I can't figure out how a pair of shoes could be more suited for the duties of race director than these. Period.
The inaugural Spartan Trail Season comes to a grand finale December 15, 2019 when the sport’s best athletes descend on Los Olivos, CA for the “Spartan Trail US Championship Presented by Altra.” A $50,000 prize purse is on the line for the top 10 elite male and female competitors in the 10k and 21k races, which is the largest purse ever offered in trail running history for the two distances.
As the sport of obstacle course racing continues to mature, we'll see more events changing hands or vacating the space altogether, merging with other events, and new variations of the sport pop-up. The core of the sport will always be the participants, and as long as there are events being offered that excite and challenge participants we're sure to see the sport continue to exist and even grow in new avenues.
I've been running in several different ViewSPORT tops over the last few years and have found both the tees and tanks comfortable, breathable, and lightweight for any activity. Aside from the "woah, check out that shirt" I've heard at the gym or on a run, ViewSPORT tops are already at the top of my list for a great workout shirt.
A little over 300 miles into this year's #5keveryday running streak I made the hard decision to hit pause for a few days to heal a sudden ankle injury; thereby tossing aside my consecutive run streak at 92 days.
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?
Sarah Pozdol, founder of OCRTraining.com provides some simple things that you can add to your training regimen for building stability as the foundation to proper movement and injury prevention.
OCR Athletes log a ton of road miles, so we continue to review hot new models to add to your rotation. This month we feature Salming's newest all-around road shoe, The Greyhound
200 miles into #5keveryday brings us past Memorial Day, and the summer travel season has begun. Brett shares some insight into planning runs around flights and long drives and his goals for keeping the streak alive while traveling 6500 miles from home.