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Ultimate Hike/MTB/RD Shoes: Inov8 ROCLITE G 370

At 370 grams (13 oz) the ROCLITE G 370 isn't much heavier than some stability running shoes I've run in over the years, and they are significantly lighter than a few pair of hoops hi-tops I have in my closet. The performance of these all-mountain shoes are worth every little gram. For the life of me, I can't figure out how a pair of shoes could be more suited for the duties of race director than these. Period.

By |August 30th, 2019|Gear Review|0 Comments

Community Members of the Week: August 24-30, 2019

Happy Friday from Mud Run Guide! Let's check in with the OCR community as we head into a long weekend!

By |August 30th, 2019|I Am OCR|0 Comments

$50k Spartan Trail Prize Purse Announced

The inaugural Spartan Trail Season comes to a grand finale December 15, 2019 when the sport’s best athletes descend on Los Olivos, CA for the “Spartan Trail US Championship Presented by Altra.” A $50,000 prize purse is on the line for the top 10 elite male and female competitors in the 10k and 21k races, which is the largest purse ever offered in trail running history for the two distances.

By |August 29th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Race Review: City Challenge NYC

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

By |August 29th, 2019|Race Recap|1 Comment

The Physiologist Files: Heat (Part 1 of 3)

Have you ever felt the need to slow your pace early on during a hot race? Read on to discover how your body processes heat, dangers to watch for, and how to inspire adaptation for future performance.

By |August 28th, 2019|Training|1 Comment

Training Tuesday: Grip Strength & Shoulder Stability

How do we develop two of the most important elements in training for an OCR? Watch this video from an industry professional and Founder of OCRTraining.com Sarah Pozdol and see how you can safely and progressively develop a grip that’s going to get you through the course!

By |August 27th, 2019|Training, video|2 Comments

Book Review: Veganise Me Now

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

By |August 26th, 2019|Nutrition|0 Comments

Community Members of the Week: August 17 – 23, 2019

Happy Friday from Mud Run Guide! This week we are checking in with two OCR community members who are living their best lives.

By |August 23rd, 2019|I Am OCR|0 Comments

OCR: Who’s Coming & Going?

As the sport of obstacle course racing continues to mature, we'll see more events changing hands or vacating the space altogether, merging with other events, and new variations of the sport pop-up. The core of the sport will always be the participants, and as long as there are events being offered that excite and challenge participants we're sure to see the sport continue to exist and even grow in new avenues.

By |August 22nd, 2019|News|1 Comment

Race Recap: Spartan Race Portland 2019

Is Spartan Portland one of the best Sprint courses in the country? One Mud Run Crew member thinks so. Read more to find out why.

By |August 22nd, 2019|Race Recap|0 Comments
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