I've rarely ever had a big issue with jumping into the fire with new gear, if it works as anticipated and I don't have to think about it at all it's a win. Occasionally, I will be blown away by the performance of a product and the entire time I'm running I mentally craft the product review with flowery superlatives... that I forget once my endorphins abate. During the 24 Hour Terrain Relay, I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to test the following gear:
Each lap of approximately 5 miles featured three different loops; Technical, Strength, and Speed. Each of those loops needed to be completed in order, and only the final number of loops completed by the time cut-off at 2pm on Sunday, there were no partial miles awarded for any unfinished laps. Each obstacle must be completed within 3 tries or penalty lap/exercise was incurred.
Miami, Florida. March 4, 2016. 5 PM. OCRX is officially born as a sport. It all starts with Coach Pain's motivational kickoff speech, followed by 24 hours of more pain: 2 Platinum Rigs, jerry cans, a beach run, walls, Wreck Bags...over and over until 5 PM on Saturday. Welcome to OCRX BattleFrog Series took on [...]