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 ).

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.

Ultra-OCR Prize Money: Why Ultra-OCR is Different from Other Ultra-Sports

By |July 4th, 2019|

Next up in our series about prize money in OCR: What events do offer prize money? And, what is more important? The prize money or the race experience?

Ultra-OCR Man: New OCR Book for Charity

By |June 24th, 2019|

Ultra-OCR Man: From Special Forces Soldier to Record-Setting Professional Obstacle Course Racer is a non-fiction book that covers Mud Run Crew Member Evan Perperis' military service and his career as on OCR athlete.  

Why Do Ultra-Sports Have So Little Prize Money?

By |June 18th, 2019|

Why do ultra-sports have so little prize money and how does that compare to Ultra-OCR?

Ultra-OCR, Ultra-Endurance and Prize Money

By |June 10th, 2019|

Take a look at other Ultra-Sports and what prizes they give to winners to see where Ultra-OCR stands.

8 Hours vs. 12 Hours: Toughest Performance Comparison

By |June 7th, 2019|

At the end of 2018, Tough Mudder announced they were changing their 8-hour, multi-lap Toughest Mudder event into a 12-hour event. How much did this change affect the performance of Ultra OCR athletes? Evan Perperis and Gary Shaw do the math.

Race Review: Warrior Dash Kansas City

By |June 3rd, 2019|

Warrior Dash is the series that started it all for many OCR athletes. Here’s what happens when an elite racer returns to their Kansas City event.

Mud Run Guide’s Ultra-OCR Bible Goes Digital

By |May 24th, 2019|

Ready to take your training digital? Mud Run Guide’s Ultra-OCR Bible is now available in eBook format from Amazon!

Represent with AKUMA

By |May 16th, 2019|

AKUMA is the official jersey of Adventurey events providing you with the highest quality OCR race jerseys to represent with pride.

Gear Review: Compex Wireless

By |May 16th, 2019|

Are you ready to pull the trigger on an Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS) system?  Learn more about the Compex Wireless, a compact system that makes travel easier.

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