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Spartan Race to Drug Test at World Championships?

 has announced that they will be partnering with USADA to provide "anti-doping education" at this years Spartan Race World Championships (SRWC) in Lake Tahoe. From what we know about the testing that USADA provides, this testing is very thorough. A … [Read More...]

Obstacle Race Reviews

Savage Race: I was a pussy, and I’m okay with that

It was my first Savage Race, so I decided to rest  two days before so I would be able to do my best. We got a sitter which was novel idea. I insisted on just doing the race with my husband Matt and no kids. Taking your kids to a race seems like a good […]

Green Beret Challenge: Behind Enemy Lines

While many OCR competitors, endurance enthusiasts, and ruckers spent the past weekend racing or competing in the more commonly known events of our community, a small group took to the mountains in North Carolina for something different. The Green Beret Challenge endurance event Behind Enemy Lines Class 001 took place just outside of Bakersville, NC […]

Obstacle Racing Podcast

David Magida

  David Magida began obstacle racing in 2012 and found his way to many podiums, eventually securing one of the first spots on the Spartan Pro Team. After 3 grueling years, he slowed down his racing circuit to open a gym. That was just the beginning in an OCR story that is still being written. Listen […]

CMC Returns With An All Star Team/Keith Allen Talks Obstacle TV

We begin today’s show with on-site interviews from the (well received) return of Civilian Military Combine from last weekend. You will hear from: Amelia Boone – TV Commentator Coach Pain – Pit MC Robb McCoy – Finish Line MC Rich Rosa -Managing Partner Garfield Griffiths – Race Director/Mad Genius Next up is a phone chat Matt […]

More OCR News

Breaking News: These Two Separated At Birth?

Tale Of The Tape Name                        Garfield Griffiths                                           Carl Spackler Occupation            Race Director               […]

BattleFrog Pays Out Their Points Season

BattleFrog Series, which cancelled all of it’s 2016/17 races on August 23rd has begun to issue payouts for it’s 2016 Points Series. Surprisingly, the biggest names from the former BattleFrog Pro Team, did not finish as high as some might have guessed. Ryan Atkins finished 2nd on the men’s side, with fellow team member Marco Bedard finishing 14th. […]

Jim Campbell: Da Goat becomes Da Legend

If you’ve ever run a Tough Mudder event, and I mean anywhere in the world, you’ve probably seen Colorado native Jim Campbell. His signature blue shirt, hydration pack, and hat/beanie (always adorned with the Colorado state flag) have been around since TM’s earliest days. He is an ambassador to the sport in the truest sense […]

Terrain Racing Removes 3 Races

We have a significant update from yesterday’s Terrain Racing story.  In yesterday’s article, we pointed out that 4 of Terrain’s planned races for the year had closed registration without warning. Also, that some customers had been asking questions about these events, with no response back from Terrain. I reached Jerry Foreman, co-owner of Terrain Racing this afternoon […]

Editorial

OCR Transformations- Mandie Hoppe

Mandie had been overweight most of her life. She had gained and lost weight on all types of fad diets throughout her life, but as an adult (and after her pregnancies) she became obese. One day in September of 2013, Mandie decided to go for a walk with her daughter and her life was changed. […]

OCR Transformations- Jules Smith

ORM presents the series of stories on OCR Transformations. Runners and athletes whose mind body, and spirit have been altered through obstacle racing. Author’s Note: The following transformation story is being told by Jules herself. No better way to see the impact of someone’s story than through his or her own eyes. Enjoy this month’s OCR […]

OCR Transformations- Tarren Soukup

ORM presents the series of stories on OCR Transformations. Runners and athletes whose mind body, and spirit have been altered through obstacle racing. Author’s Note: The following transformation story is being told by Tarren herself. No better way to see the impact of someone’s story than through his or her own eyes. Enjoy this month’s OCR […]