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Two Important Things You Might Have Missed About the 2018 NorAm

The 2018 North American Obstacle Course Racing Championships are just a few days away, which means it’s a perfect time to brush up on the rules and read through the Athlete Guide & Rule Book, but it’s also a great time to take note of two important changes to this year’s event. Drug Testing Athletes…

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Which Obstacle Course Racer Are You?

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There’s no one archetypal obstacle course racer, we come in as many different varieties as there are trail shoes, but it turns out that most of us fit into one of the following… Which one are you? The Quiet Obstacle Course Overachiever Turns up, smashes the course, would avoid the podium if it wasn’t contractual,…

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Race with Me

Have you introduced someone to the sport of obstacle course racing this year? If so, then we want to thank you! Our organization believes that our events thrive when the sport of obstacle course racing thrives. With that in mind, we created our Race with Me program that rewards those that are helping grow and…

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Top 5 Reasons Why Obstacle Course Racers are the Best Athletes in the World

Whilst at a race recently I was with someone watching competitors take on Nuclear Race’s “Spinning Monkeys”; some were failing, and some were going strong. She exclaimed; “How can they not do this??”, needless to say, her OCR experience was thin, having recently taken on her first not-very-technical race. I explained that these racers were…

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NorAm OCR Championships to Host Humanitarian of the Year Award

North American Obstacle Course Racing Championships is proud to partner with For Those Who Would and Mud Run Guide for the fourth annual For Those Who Would OCR Humanitarian Award.  For Those Who Would, a Richmond, Kentucky-based 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charity rooted in the obstacle racing community launched as an organization supporting individuals unable to participate in athletic and physical recreational activities…

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North American Obstacle Course Racing Championships Names Stratton Foundation as Official Charity Partner

The North American Obstacle Racing Championships is proud to partner with the Stratton Foundation as the “Official Charity Partner of the 2018 North American Obstacle Course Racing Championships.” As part of this new partnership, a portion of proceeds from Sunday’s Charity Run during championships weekend will be used to support the Stratton Foundation’s mission to improve…

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Adventurey and Akuma Sports Enter into Multi-Year Partnership

Akuma Sports, the United Kingdom based sports apparel company has entered a multi-year partnership with Adventurey, which will bring new and exciting custom jerseys for the Obstacle Course Racing World Championships, North American Obstacle Course Racing Championships, 24-Hour Enduro World Championships, and the Empire State Marathon. “This is an important multi-year relationship for our organization…

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The Value of Recovery

As an obstacle course racing (OCR) athlete and Certified Holistic Nutritionist specializing in nutrition for OCR athletes, I am a member of over a dozen Facebook groups of OCR athletes and I see a lot of interesting conversations. I see everything from favorite gear to favorite race day food to training tips to race stories…

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