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Food For Thought: OCR Nutrition

By |May 13th, 2019|

There is an overwhelming amount of information that can be found about sports nutrition. However, most of that information wasn’t designed with OCR athletes in mind. Two OCR experts weigh in on what you should be eating to fuel your training.

Op-Ed: Why are you always late?

By |April 25th, 2019|

Have you ever gotten to the start line of a race late? You don't have to ever again with these tips.

OCR’s Marketing to Women is Off-Target

By |April 23rd, 2019|

Is OCR’s marketing is tone deaf in its portrayals of female athletes and generally missing the mark when it comes to appealing to women?

DNF-ing and living to race another day

By |April 22nd, 2019|

In race culture, DNF are 3 letters that strike fear. Sometimes it is the best move you can make. Other times you learn the hard way.

What’s going on in Elite and Age Group Competition?

By |April 11th, 2019|

We hear a lot from the racers, but learning from volunteers and judges is key to solving reoccuring problems, as well.

OpEd: The Future of OCR Looks Like…Golf?

By |March 18th, 2019|

Is it time for OCR to hit the Golf Course? Todd Scott explores how obstacle course racing could benefit from course ratings and a handicap system.

Injury – The Fall and the Climb

By |March 11th, 2019|

Injury: the fall, the disapointment and the climb back up. What it's like to deal with the physical and mental recovery from a serious OCR injury.

Spartan Stadiums vs Mountains: What is the Difference and How to Train

By |March 5th, 2019|

Stadion or Mountain? Which do you prefer? Find out more about how these races differ and how to train for each.

What is Your Why?

By |March 4th, 2019|

Why do you love OCR? As much as social media can bring us together, it can also challenge and, for that matter, change what our "why" actually is.

Op Ed: Ryan Woods DQ – Did he get a fair shake?

By |February 26th, 2019|

After an exciting finish between Woods and Atkins, we learned that Ryan Woods was DQ'd for placing his hand on the truss at the A-frame cargo net. Was this an overreaction or an appropriate punishment for a rules violation?

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