The United States obstacle course racing championships kicked off today with a three-kilometer short course in Mountain Home, Texas. Athletes from around the country traveled to take part in the time trial style race. Heats of eight racers were sent out every minute with awards for the top age group athletes.
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.