2018 Spartan ULTRA World Championships Results

Eligible for the $1 million prize after completing two out of three challenges in Spartan’s “$1 Million Trifecta,” Jonathan Albon took on a brutally cold Spartan ULTRA World Championships course and faced the best OCR athletes on the planet - how did he fare in Reykjavik, Iceland?

By |December 9th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Mudgear Review – The Everyday Athlete

So, something new happened. I was asked to review some performance apparel from MudGear. Not being the typical premier OCR athlete that would review gear, I tried to think of the best possible way to really put this gear through its paces.

By |December 6th, 2018|Gear Review|0 Comments

Salming and Savage Renew and Strengthen Partnership for 2019

“As the sport of OCR continues to boom, it was important for us to find a company that we could continue to grow with.  We partnered with Savage for four events in 2018 and were blown away by the athlete response and race day atmosphere,” said David Field, CEO for Salming North America. “Lloyd and his team at Savage do an incredible job of creating a one of kind experience for each and every racer.  From the start line, to the finish line festival, each Savage race has been a blast, and we can’t wait to kick off the new season with them in a few months.” 

By |December 5th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Race Recap: 2018 Spartan Race AT&T Park Sprint

Obstacle course racing and attending baseball games are two of my favorite things. Unfortunately, in December, there simply aren’t many opportunities to participate in either of these wonderful pastimes. Luckily for me, Spartan held one of its coveted Stadium Sprints at the home of the three-time World Series champion San Francisco Giants on December 1 [...]

By |December 5th, 2018|Race Recap|0 Comments

Badass Women of OCR – Tessa Turnbull (Beasts OCR)

Allow me to introduce to you, Tessa Turnbull. This woman thrives on adventure, and on doing as many endurace events as time / her body will allow. She truly pushes herself at every event, and is not afraid to decide the night before to make the trek to an event.

By |December 5th, 2018|Badass Women of OCR|0 Comments
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December Means Dead Hang And Burpee Challenges

December - a month known for eating too much at family holiday dinners and watching Christmas movies from a comfortable laying down position on the living room couch. It’s too cold to run outside even in southern Louisiana. In other words, it’s a good month to do some inactive recovery on the couch and to not think about the 2019 OCR season until 2019.

By |December 4th, 2018|News|0 Comments

OCR World Championships Introduces 100 Meter Sprint Championships

"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."

By |December 3rd, 2018|News, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Why You Should Join an OCR Team

Show up to any race in the US and you’ll see them. Teams of Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) athletes representing things like race brands, compression socks, regions of the US or even corporate companies. Depending on the type of team there may be benefits from pay to just having a good group of friends to race with.

By |December 3rd, 2018|Op-Ed|0 Comments

Jonathan Albon Enters “Homestretch” to $1 Million

Did Jon Albon keep his quest for Spartan's ultimate prize purse of $1,000,000 alive with an ULTRA qualifier in Malaysia? With 60+ obstacles between him and qualifying in under 10 hours, did he make the cut?

By |December 1st, 2018|News|2 Comments

Road to World’s Toughest Mudder Airs Tomorrow on CBS

Tomorrow CBS is set to air the one-hour preview show "Road to World's Toughest Mudder" at 1:30 pm eastern time. The show will highlight the journey of some of the topic contenders from the 2018 World's Toughest Mudder.

By |November 30th, 2018|News, video|0 Comments
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