Last year saw a massive shift for women’s sports, with the UEFA Women’s Euro 2017 watched by around 150 million people. The rate of change within women’s sports has since become an exciting trend in the sporting world, encouraging new opportunities to engage a wider audience and develop interesting commercial propositions; creating a stronger sense of equality. Is this true in the sport of OCR?
The team of "Badass Women" I wanted to talk about today are Lisa Stroud and Debi Fish. Both women are badass momma's that have stepped outside of their comfort zone to face physical and mental challenges on course.
Kim Collings wears a number of hats in her life. She is a mother, a runner, OCR Badass and currently runs the Beasts OCR ambassador team. She is hardworking, strong and knows how to have a good time in the mud. I wanted to feature Kim in this article series for many reasons: her sense of humor, love for the sport, drive, and determination.
As a mother and an OCR athlete, Melissa Dagg knows the struggles of getting in time for training and being there for her family. At a young age, she was sick many times, and there were instances where she thought she wouldn't survive. It's tough for anyone having to deal with illness day to day, but Melissa has proven she is strong
In our OCR community at large, everyone has a story to tell. The stories from members of our community most often contain the reason why they signed up for their first race, and continue to keep going when times are tough. Kim DeVoss suffered two back to back tragedies in her life, Tough Mudder brought her back to life, out of the darkness.
Lisa Nondorf had been brought to my attention before as someone that needed to be profiled for this series. She has a background in competitive gymnastics and diving, which provides her with a versatile skill set for the OCR (mental grit, discipline, and stamina). In this, her third season of OCR she has been able to podium 8 out of 10 races.
Allison Tai shares her experience on at the Spartan Race Ultra Championships that were recently held in Iceland. Charity Fick finds out what it took for this elite athlete to finish 3rd in the race this year.
Mud Run Guide will be following this year's Survival Run Nicaragua providing updates throughout the 24-hour event. As we count down the days until the start we are looking at some of the top teams, men, and women to watch from around the world. Today we focus on the women.
It’s World’s Toughest Mudder Week 2016! We are inching closer and closer to Saturday and the start of the 6th Annual World's Toughest Mudder. Saturday at high noon the race kicks off in Lake Las Vegas, Nevada. This week Mud Run Guide is looking at top men, women, and teams to watch as we count down the days. Yesterday we looked at the top men to watch and today we focus on the ladies.
Today kicks off the racing at 2016 OCR World Championships in Blue Mountain, Canada. The racing on Saturday starts at 8:00 am with the Pro Division Men, and Pro Division Women heats starting first followed by the Age Group heats throughout the rest of the day, concluding with the Journeymen division. The 15-Kilometer Course will feature over forty obstacles for racers to climb, crawl, and swing on.