uring a difficult trail race, you sign up to be pushed past your comfort zone. In certain types of races, you can expect to be told to do new activities and translate your skills towards new challenges. With that challenge comes responsibility and risk. It’s both up to the race and the racer to figure out what’s the appropriate amount of risk, and how to minimize that.
Many obstacle racing legends such as Joe De Sena and Mike Morris have roots in the adventure racing world. For many obstacle racers, adventure racing has become the next step, or something different to try. For many, the cost involved can be a limiting factor or the training involved in a multi-day race. All Out Adventure Series is offering an alternative.
Any of you who follow my race reviews know that I am always open to try new things and we gals love an adventure. Last weekend we were pleasantly surprised by a new event that just launched in our own neck of the woods; it was a great short drive to the race site and there was an element of intrigue as we were only given snippets of information prior to race day.
This summer, Bear Grylls brings his renowned spirit of endeavor, fitness and adventure to the Obstacle Course Race (OCR) market, with the launch of the inaugural Bear Grylls Survival Race (BG Survival Race). BGSR 1 will take place in London; the first race weekend of its kind in the world.