Arizona based Phoenix Evolution hosted their second annual OCR Relay Race benefitting PTSD Veteran Athletes. This unique obstacle course event paired racers who competed to complete as man obstacles as they could in 4 hours.
Meet Elliot Nickelson. Elliot finds that her gymnastic conditioning training helps her stay strong and accomplish obstacles on course and has even started her own program to help kids with disabilities.
Meet Drew Sherman. She started her Spartan racing career at 7 years old and doesn't let her small stature doesn't impact her spirit, determination and training efforts.
After watching her dad push his limits, break barriers and accomplish some truly amazing goals, Hanah Zamko decided to join him in the mud and ran her first obstacle course race. Like most of us, she was hooked.
Meet Nate Jones. At the age of 17, keeps his sights on his goals and trains hard to achieve them. He wants to show OCR race directors that kids are capable of more, and should be given the chance to prove it.
Meet Kai To, a 10-year-old kid that loves to run, play and get dirty. At 7 years oldm Kai finished the full adult version of the Dooms Day Dash and has big plans for the future.
OCR fanatics in Arizona are lucky enough to have the Rugged Maniac come into town twice a year. The first Arizona Rugged of the 2019 race season was held April 6th at Wild Horse Pass in Chandler.
At 4 years old, Braxton To completed in his first OCR race and fell in love with the sport. Using his mother as his inspiration, Braxton is taking on more challenges and has completed his first 7.5km snowshoe run.
Meet Rachel and Samuel Koehler. a brother-sister racing duo who currently reside in Georgia. Nothing stops these two from hitting their goals, incuding a rare condition called Achromatopsia, which has left Samuel visually impaired.
Many of us know her as the woman who finished 2nd place in Worlds Toughest Mudder in 2018 (a shocking victory even to Erin), however, there is more to her story. She is a flight commander in the Airforce and has been on the Price is Right. Erin has proven that making choices and sacrifices towards your goals, in the end, is totally worth it.