I, like all of you, felt the urge to throw cash at my computer screen with every Black Friday & Cyber Monday email that screamed with unbeatable deals for the 2019 race season. At one point, I had my bank app open on my phone while I collected an excessive number of RAM-stressing tabs highlighting unbeatable race deals in my laptop’s browser all while sitting just inches from my ever-growing handwritten Christmas shopping list on the table...
As has been written numerous times before, obstacle course racing for many has transcended a simple activity they do on the weekends. The industry has a way of sticking around, like that mud behind your ear still there a week after you raced. The sport permeates your life, and you find your entire lifestyle changing, bedtimes are earlier, training is scheduled into your calendar, weekends become an excuse for an extended excursion in the woods or crazy long session in the gym. Not sure if you are a real OCR Racing Fanatic, read on and see if you have these five symptoms?
Organizing the nomination submissions for the “BEST OF 2015” Mud Run Guide poll was no easy feat. Everyone had a different way of saying the same thing, and there were SO many great choices. Pretty dull work, right? Well – it would be, but, as we all know – the OCR community has a way of turning the mundane into the ridiculous.
Hey....how hard could it be to put on an Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) event?! Why should those big race promoters make all the money? After all, it's just a bunch of people paying to run through dirt and mud, right? So...if you're ready to take the plunge and cash in on the exploding sport of OCR, here are some tips to make your event one to remember!