Warrior Dash is celebrating 10 years of challenging people all over the United States to get off the couch and play in the mud.
"The addition of this competition is the next logical step for our event," said OCRWC Founder Adrian Bijanada. "Each year we hear from athletes longing for a format that places more emphasis on obstacle technique and proficiency, and we're thrilled to finally offer them a world-class 100-meter course to compete on. Similar to our other distances, this will be a full-fledged discipline at the OCRWC."
Next Monday, December 3 2018, Adventurey is set to announce a new, innovative race format for the 2019 OCR World Championships which will be held 45 minutes north of London on October 11 through 13, 2019. Today, we caught up with Adventurey's CEO and OCRWC Founder, Adrian Bijanada to get some insight into the additions and/or changes will mean for the existing OCRWC events.
Standardizing Failure? An Examination of the 100% Obstacle Completion Discrepancy between Men and Women at OCRWC and Beyond
There exists a growing concern regarding low completion rates as of late. As OCR innovates to challenge veteran racers, events have seen low 100% completion rates. Hillary Greene looks at the 2018 OCR World Championships and the Obstacle Racing industry as a whole.
You could feel the nervous tension in the air at the OCR World Championships at dusk on Thursday night. In 12 short hours, the first racers of the weekend would be taking their mark. Athletes from 67 different nations were congregating around the obstacles as the finishing touches were being made. Strategies were developing and although we did not speak the same languages, you could tell we were all thinking the same thing; this course is going to be brutal.
The obstacle racing world has been greatly anticipating the arrival of the first United States Obstacle Course Racing Championships (USOCRC) since the announcement of the event on January 17, 2017. Hosted by Adventurey LLC, organizers of the independent Obstacle Course Racing World Championships, the event is scheduled to be held on Labor Day weekend, September 2 & 3, at Y.O. Ranch Headquarters, in Mountain Home, Texas.
United States Obstacle Course Racing Championships, is proud to announce the addition of Warrior Dash to their 2017 Combo Ticket event lineup. Athletes can register for the inaugural United States Obstacle Course Racing Championships (USOCRC) Age Group Division as well as any nationwide Warrior Dash event of their choosing by purchasing a Combo Ticket for only $150.
It’s a new race season, and what better way to kick it off than by running a race that: I have never done before and at a venue that has never hosted an OCR before. Top that off with one of the top athletes in the sport being there and the venue also being the host of the upcoming US OCR Championship, you have a great recipe for a hell of a Saturday.
I recently spent a lot of time on airplanes so I took all the results and data from this year’s Obstacle Course Racing World Championships and calculated all the statistics for pass/fail rates. I’m going to go out on a limb and state that one of the obstacles this year has created an industry first. But first, the statistics. The numbers of competitors including pass/fail information was taken directly from the timing data gathered by Chosen USA, this year’s official timing company.
Athletes can start booking their travel for 2017 with the announcement today of the 2017 OCR World Championships heading back to Blue Mountain, Ontario, Canada. The fourth edition of the OCR World Championships is set to take October 13 -15, 2017. Pre-registration opens today to allow athletes to reserve their spot (prior to qualifying) in either the age group divisions or pro division.