Congratulations to all of our winners, runners-up, and this year we've added an honorable mention award for categories where the margins were razor-thin between two nominees fighting it out for runner-up.

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Moment(s) of the Year

Winner – OCR World Championships in London
Runner-Up – Completing (my) Spartan Trifecta

Best Event of 2019

Winner – Spartan Race Tahoe World Championships
Runner-Up – OCR World Championships

Best Championship Race for 2019

Winner – Spartan Race World Championship Lake Tahoe
Runner-Up – North American OCR Championships

Best Small Race Series

Winner – F.I.T. Challenge
Runner-Up – Indian Mud Run

Best Mid-Size Race Series

Winner – Winner – Savage Race
Runner-Up – Bonefrog

Best Large Race Series

Winner – Rugged Maniac
Runner-Up – Terrain Race

Best Global Race Series

Winner – Spartan Race
Runner-Up – Tough Mudder

Most Innovative OCR Series

Winner – Savage Race
Runner-Up – OCR World Championships

Best North American Race Series

Winner – Savage Race
Runner-Up – Bonefrog

Best European Race Series

Winner – Toughest – Sweden, Norway, etc
Runner-Up – Nuclear Races – UK

Best Other International Race Series

Winner – Bermuda Triple Challenge – Bermuda
Runner-Up – True Grit – Australia

Best OCR Series for a Beginner

Winner – Spartan Race Sprint
Runner-Up – Rugged Maniac

Best Female OCR Athlete

Winner – Lindsay Webster
Runner-Up – Nicole Mericle

Best Female Masters OCR Athlete

Winner – Myriam Guillot-Boisset
Runner-Up – Nicole Fleming

Best Male OCR Athlete

Winner – Ryan Atkins
Runner-Up – Robert Killian

Best Male Masters OCR Athlete

Winner – Ryan Woods
Runner-Up – Yancy Culp

Most Inspirational Person or Group in OCR

Winner – Amelia Boone
Runner-Up –Blind Pete & Joey McGlamory

Most Influential Person in OCR

Winner – Joe De Sena
Runner-Up – Ryan Atkins

Best Regional/Club Team

Winner – Spartan 4-0
Runner-Up – NE Spahtens
Honorable Mention – MIT Tough Team

Best OCR Training Tools or Device

Winner – Force5 Equipment
Runner-Up – Wreck Bag
Honorable Mention – Yancy Camp Training Program

Best Nutrition Product/Brand

Winner – FitAID
Runner-Up – Honey Stinger
Honorable Mention – Clif Bar

Best Brand of OCR Shoes

Winner – Salomon
Runner-Up – Inov-8

Best Brand of OCR Clothing

Winner – Under Armour
Runner-Up – 2XU

Best OCR Writer

Winner – Matt B. Davis
Runner-Up – Jack Bauer
Honorable Mention – Evan Perperis

Best OCR Photographer

Winner – Jack Goras
Runner-Up – Rey Chivas
Honorable Mention – Tony Jarvis

Best OCR Videographer

Winner – Josh Chace
Runner-Up – Rey Chivas

Best OCR Race Director

Winner – Steve Hammond – Spartan Race
Runner-Up – Garfield Griffiths – Spartan Race
Honorable Mention – Lee Stowell – Savage Race

Best New Obstacle

Winner – Beater – Spartan Race
Runner-Up – Force 5 Gibbons – NorAm & OCRWC

Best Training Facility or Fixed Course Location

Winner – Black Diamond Obstacle Course – Columbus, OH
Runner-Up – Toughest Lab – Malmo, Sweden

Best Ninja Warrior Training Gym

Winner – NinjaFit Gym – Orlando, FL
Runner-Up – Ultimate Obstacles – West Boylston, MA
Honorable Mention – Movement Lab Ohio – Columbus, OH

Best OCR Based TV Show

Winner – American Ninja Warrior – NBC
Runner-Up – Spartan Race – ESPN


Best OCR Medal

Winner – Savage Race
Runner-Up – Spartan Race

Best OCR Podcast

Winner – Obstacle Racing Media
Runner-Up – I Am Spartan

Best Emcee

Winner – Coach Pain
Runner-Up – Spartan Phil Omerod

Best Commentator

Winner – Amelia Boone
Runner-Up – Matt B. Davis

Favorite Volunteer

Winner – Jesse Bruce
Runner-Up – Asa Coddington
Honorable Mention – Sandy Rhee

Best OCR Kids Race

Winner – Spartan Kids
Runner-Up – Savage Jr