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OCR World Championships Coverage

Beginning this Friday afternoon, we will be LIVE on site at the Obstacle Racing World Championships from Oregonia, Ohio. We will provide photos and updates as much as possible throughout the weekend including: Friday: Press Conference and Behind The Scenes Saturday: Elite, Age Group, and Journeyman/woman Results. Sunday: Team Results Our Twitter account will most likely have the most real time race results. We will be using the hashtag #ocrwc. If you want to follow everyone who Read more [...]

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Men’s Health Urbanathlon Review – Chicago

In 2006, before many races we see on the scene today existed, Men’s Health started the Men’s Health Urbanathlon in downtown New York. In 2007 the race expanded to hit the historical districts of Chicago and included this famous Navy Pier. By the year 2011 Men’s health had expanded to hold a yearly annual race in San Francisco with great turn out. While I have not run a Spartan Stadium race yet, I have ran a few Urban OCR events in the Midwest area. With no question, none of them were Read more [...]

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Merrell Down & Dirty- Atlanta 2014

Call me Tretsch. I do not have any particular interesting tale to tell of my daily madness. I am not one of those amazing people, who – perhaps wider in girth, lacking in fitness, and slower of foot – made that life changing decision to get off the couch and through enviable will power tackle OCR life. Nor am I a disabled athlete; Superheroes all, who somehow through sheer tenacity and grit, tackle and complete the same damn obstacles as everyone else. I’m just a regular dude who fell in love Read more [...]

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Episode 103 – Warrior Dash World Championship Females Kimber and Renee

In today’s episode, we spoke to Kimber Mattox and Renee Baillie, two women who drove down from the runner’s haven of Bend, Oregon to crush the recent Warrior Dash World Championship. Listen in to find out how Renee almost didn’t show up at all, and how both of them had very different predictions about the outcome. You will also hear the exciting news that they have now caught the OCR bug. Click here to play the episode or press the large red play button below. Show Notes:   Learn Read more [...]

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Episode 102 – OCR World Championships Preview with Adrian Bijanada

  Episode 102 – Today’s episode is a conversation with Adrian Bijanada, the man who created The Obstacle Racing World Championships. What started as a vision is now fast becoming a reality in Ohio next weekend. Adrian answers questions about every question we threw at him including qualifications, prize money, course markings, penalties, future race sites and much much more. Enjoy. Click here to listen to this episode or press the large red button below. You can fin additional Read more [...]

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OCR World Championships Coverage

Beginning this Friday afternoon, we will be LIVE on site at the Obstacle Racing World Championships from Oregonia, Ohio. We will provide photos and updates as much as possible throughout the weekend including: Friday: Press Conference and Behind The Scenes Saturday: Elite, Age Group, and Journeyman/woman Results. Sunday: Team Results Our Twitter account will most likely have the most real time race results. We will be using the hashtag #ocrwc. If you want to follow everyone who Read more [...]

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Christian (a.k.a Cranky) is Chasing Selection!

Obstacle Racing Media’s very own Christian “Cranky” Griffith, has announced he is chasing 2015 GORUCK Selection! What is GORUCK Selection you ask? According to the GORUCK Selection website: “GORUCK SELECTION 48+ HOURS, 80+ MILES AVERAGE PASS RATE: < 10% Patterned directly after Special Forces Selection, this event is a different beast altogether. The Cadre are actively trying to make you quit. This is our only event where we may performance drop you if you fail to meet the standard.” Still Read more [...]

Fall Fundraiser

ORM Fall Fundraiser

You can help us meet some of our expenses and get some awesome stuff by contributing to our Fall Fundraiser. The perks to choose from are race entries, our awesome tshirts, Xracewear stuff, and even an autographed copy of Matt B. Davis book! Giving feels great, getting also feels pretty good. Go check it out here.       Read more [...]

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Burpees for Boobs Challenge!

Calling all OCR, Burpee, and Boob lovers! We at ORM are partnering with Chicked Nation and we need YOUR help to make this challenge a success. Help spread Breast Cancer Awareness by taking on the Burpees for Boobs Challenge! Share your participation with your friends and family by posting your videos of burpees through social media. Make sure you are using the following: #PowerOf10, #BurpeesForBoobies, #ChickedNation, and #WeRunTheWorld to spread the word! Don’t forget to tag Obstacle Racing Read more [...]

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Christian (a.k.a Cranky) is Chasing Selection!

Obstacle Racing Media’s very own Christian “Cranky” Griffith, has announced he is chasing 2015 GORUCK Selection! What is GORUCK Selection you ask? According to the GORUCK Selection website: “GORUCK SELECTION 48+ HOURS, 80+ MILES AVERAGE PASS RATE: < 10% Patterned directly after Special Forces Selection, this event is a different beast altogether. The Cadre are actively trying to make you quit. This is our only event where we may performance drop you if you fail to meet the standard.” Still Read more [...]