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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 www.teamstrengthspeed.com ).

Race Review: Rugged Maniac Kansas City

By |October 7th, 2019|

Kansas City doesn’t have many series races that pass through town, so when a national brand makes a stop nearby, you better believe everyone is coming to the party.

Mud Run Guide’s Bucket List Goes Digital

By |September 23rd, 2019|

Mud Run Guide’s Ultimate Obstacle Course Racing Bucket List is now available on your favorite e-reader.

Race Review: Xtreme Timber Challenge

By |September 16th, 2019|

KC Timber Challenge is the only permanent Obstacle Course Racing facility in the Kansas City area. See what's changed to improve the course over the years.

What can we learn about OCR from Fortnite?

By |September 10th, 2019|

It is championship season in the e-sports industry. What can OCR learn from games like Fortnight and its recent World Cup tournament.

Op Ed: Are Pros Doing Enough for the Sport?

By |September 2nd, 2019|

So much of what makes OCR great revolves around the community feel. Are Pro OCR athletes doing enough to keep the community spirit alive?

Race Review: City Challenge NYC

By |August 29th, 2019|

Want the thrill of OCR but with less mud and more city skylines? You should check out City Challenge as your next race.

Book Review: Veganise Me Now

By |August 26th, 2019|

OCR athletes Deanna Blegg and Amanda “Turbo” Steidle share how to combine fitness and a vegan lifestyle in their new book Veganise Me Now.

OpEd: The Written Rules vs. The Spirit of The Rules

By |August 1st, 2019|

As OCR grows, it's normal to experience growing pains. One of the most common discussions is whether race organizers should follow only the written rules or allow athletes more leeway and judge potential violations by the spirit of the rules.

Gear Review: BleggMit Lytes

By |July 25th, 2019|

Evan Perperis reviwes the third iteration of the BleggMit: BleggMit Lytes. Is lighter better when it comes to keeping your hands warm and dry during an Ultra OCR?

Conquering The Gauntlet Goes Digital

By |July 15th, 2019|

Are you ready to Conquer the Gauntlet? The complete guide to the race series is now available in hard copy and on kindle.

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