Op-Ed Spartan Kids World Championships

By |June 27th, 2018|

Last week Spartan announced they would hold a World Championship Race for Kids. The event will be held in Laughlin, NV in November this year. Children between the ages of 10-13 who have placed in the top three at any kids events qualify to compete. So far so good right? Great opportunity for kids to challenge themselves in this sport just like any other sport.

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Jared Bandy to Bring Ninja Warrior to His Community with Weekend Warrior Campaign

By |December 8th, 2016|

Jared Bandy (AKA #NeverSettleNinja) from season 8 of American Ninja Warrior has set out to bring not only the Ninja Warrior but the OCR lifestyle to his small Texas community through the launch of the Weekend Warrior Campaign.

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Spartan Ultimate Team Challenge Episode 5 Preview

By |July 5th, 2016|

Spartan Ultimate Team Challenge returns to NBC this Thursday night at 9pm. This week features some of OCR's favorite athletes as six more teams go head-to-head to find out which team will advance to the finals. The show drew 3.71 million viewers last weekend airing after the Olympic Trials. Boosting it's numbers from the week before.

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Inside the Episode: Spartan Ultimate Challenge Episode 4

By |July 1st, 2016|

Last night Spartan Ultimate Team Challenge Episode 4 aired on NBC. It was all about Spartans vs. Ninjas last night with American Ninja Warrior Alums up against some of the top Spartan Racers. Advancing to the finals last night were the Sacramento Spartans, Team GRIT, and the Wedding Ringers. It was a star studded episode featuring obstacle racers Cassidy Watton and Maggi Thorne, fitness guru and author Ben Greenfield, and American Ninja Warriors Kevin Bull and Lance Pekus.

American Grit – Episode 1 Recap

By |April 15th, 2016|

American Grit the new reality show on aired last night on FOX. Participants are put through a series of obstacle races built off of the military tradition. Read about what happened in the show last night in this recap.

New Competition Show – The Selection – Now Casting

By |April 6th, 2016|

In the last couple of years, the rise of the reality competition show has inched closer and closer to the obstacle racing world. The new show American Grit premieres soon on Fox. The Spartan Race - Ultimate Team Challenge premieres in June on NBC. Now a new show from the pioneer reality show production company Bunim/Murray Productions - The Selection- is casting.

Race Recap – Epic Series

By |November 28th, 2015|

How do you define the Epic Series? Sometimes, you can define something by what it isn't; in the British comedy Blackadder, sidekick Baldrick once wrote a definition of "Dog: not a cat". The Epic Series is not a mud run, it is not a strongman competition, and it is not the Crossfit Games - but it has elements of all of the above. The brain child of Aaron Ward and Tim Fitzpatrick, The Epic Series originally derived from Crossfit, and has undergone numerous changes as it has evolved through seven events since its inaugural run in April of 2013. It is a "functional fitness challenge". The Epic Race is divided into two parts; the basic race that everyone does, and a bonus Elite competition that was itself split into Strength and Endurance divisions.

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