About Evan Perperis

Evan is a Conquer The Gauntlet Pro, NSCA-CPT, owner of Strength & Speed along with a Hammer Nutrition sponsored athlete whose biography "Ultra-OCR Man: From Special Forces Soldier to Record Setting Pro OCR Athlete" is now available (hard copy, digital or audiobook). His highlights included 2018's 1st place Team Atomik at World's Toughest Mudder, 2nd Pro Team Coed at North American OCR Championships in 2018 and yearly record setting Ultra-OCR events for charity. With 50+ overall OCR podium finishes, he captured his training techniques and strategies in his books, "Strength & Speed's Guide to Elite Obstacle Course Racing", "Mud Run Guide's Ultra-OCR Bible", "Conquering The Gauntlet" and covered some of his favorite OCR events in "MRG's Ultimate OCR Bucket List" (all available from ).

Gear Review: ORORO Heated Jacket

By |February 24th, 2020|

How did Evan Perperis' crew stay warm during his OCR America fundraiser? They tested out the Ororo heated jacket.

Gear Review: Compex Fixx 1.0 Massage Gun

By |February 19th, 2020|

Do you wish you could have a personal massage therapist? The Compex Fixx 1.0 massage gun might be the next best thing!

8 Day of Winter OCR America 2 Lessons Learned

By |February 17th, 2020|

As we wrap up coverage of Evan Perperis' Ultra-OCR fundraiser, Evan shares what lessons he learned along the way.

OCR America 2: The Gear

By |February 13th, 2020|

What gear would you pick for 8 days and 200 miles of obstacle course racing? Read more to see Evan Perperis' picks!

200 miles of OCR America 2: Event Recap

By |February 11th, 2020|

Utlra-OCR athlete Evan Perperis takes on 200 miles of OCR courses across 8 days to raise money for Folds of Honor. Read more about his journey!

2020 Conquer The Gauntlet Pro Team Announced

By |February 5th, 2020|

The Conquer The Gauntlet Pro Team is back in 2020 for its 5th year of Obstacle Course Racing.

8 Days of Ultra-OCR for Charity: OCR America 2

By |January 6th, 2020|

Join MRG Crew Member & Conquer the Gauntlet Pro athlete Evan Perperis in 8 days of Ultra-OCR, all while raising money for Folds of Honor.

World’s Toughest Mudder 2018 vs. 2019: Hope You Got Your Fill of Waffle House

By |December 19th, 2019|

This week for #tbt, we're revisiting World's Toughest Mudder to see how the 2018 race compares to 2019.

Win a FREE Trip to Hannibal Race Kuwait!!!

By |December 11th, 2019|

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!

OpEd: Write Locally and Grow the Sport

By |November 26th, 2019|

We talk a lot about racing local... but how about writing local to spread the OCR love to your own community?

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