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Permanent OCR Facility Spotlight: Dirt Runner

August 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

There are a ton of great OCR venues across the country that are in locations that never move.  These permanent facilities allow for larger obstacles, year-round racing, and training. Each location has its own feel and uniqueness.

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2017 Humanitarian Award Nominations Open

For Those Who Would opens the nomination process for the OCR Humanitarian Award.  For Those Who [...]

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OCR 101: Did You Win? How to Cope with the Awkward Post Race Questions

It's Monday morning after an obstacle race or mud run or other non-traditional race as you recount your weekend the event whether it be a big race like a Tough Mudder, Spartan Race, or Warrior Dash or one of the smaller or more local obstacle races or mud runs, the question seems to arise for many who take competition seriously, Did you win?.

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Madness by Mike: OCR Training Recap

What did you do this past weekend? Mike Amoriello started with the F. I. T. Challenge up in Connecticut.


Opinion: Dear OCR Celebs: More Analysis Please

Fitness Writer Mark Barroso thinks there’s a higher purpose for those participating in obstacle course racing: creating interesting content.

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Training Tuesday: 3 – 5 Foot Speed Walls

August 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Short walls, small walls, speed walls are one obstacle that you will find at nearly every obstacle race. This training Tuesday we look at this staple obstacle and how to maximize your speed moving through it.

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Training Tuesday: High/Low Rope Traverse

Rope Traverses are the focus of Training Tuesday this week. Obstacle racing champion Hunter McIntyre takes us through how to get through this balance style obstacle without falling into a water below.

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OCR News Weekly – August 11, 2017

This week's headlines come from Spartan Race, Muddy Mortal, Tough Mudder and the World’s Toughest Mudder Community, OCR World Championships and your results from last weekend.

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Race Recap: Terrain Race Raceway Park, New Jersey

Tara Skinner heads back to Raceway Park for the 2017 Terrain Race held there this past weekend. She breaks down the good, bad, and not so fun parts about the event. But explains why she will still have it on her schedule for 2018.

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Badass Women of OCR: Charity Fick

I have wanted to sit down and write something for a while about why I started the Badass Women of OCR series. I often find it is hard to write about myself, as where do I start?

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Warrior Dash

Average rating: 2.82 / 5 from 192 reviews.

Dirty Girl Mud Run

Average rating: 2.56 / 5 from 118 reviews.

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Alpha Warrior

Average rating: 5 / 5 from 28 reviews.

Big Nasty Mud Run

Average rating: 5 / 5 from 12 reviews.

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Average rating: 5 / 5 from 12 reviews.

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