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Spartan US Championship Series: Ryan Atkins Takes The Crown

This weekend was the final race in the inaugural Spartan Race U.S. Championship Series. The USCS is a five race series to determine which male and female Spartan Race athletes will hold the title of U.S. Champion. The series is televised on the … [Read More...]

Obstacle Race Reviews

Rugged Maniac GA: Maniacs Do It In the Mud

Well, that’s at least what my souvenir t-shirt says, and after running my first Rugged Maniac race at the Georgia International Horse Park this past weekend, I couldn’t agree more! Since my introduction into the world of OCR in September of 2015 (yes, it hasn’t even been a year yet) and eleven OCRs later, I […]

Spartan Race: Fort Campbell Military Sprint 2016

The 2016 Spartan Race Nashville Sprint was held on August 20th deep inside the Fort Campbell Army base, home of the 101st Airborne division. Since the 2015 version of this race was kind of weak, I was curious to see what changes were made. Now you might think that there would be Army personnel all […]

Obstacle Racing Podcast

Hunter McIntyre Interview

Episode 195 – Believe it or not, we have never dedicated an entire show to Hunter McIntyre. The closest being a 20 minute sit down back in April of 2014 as part of the USOCR episode. On today’s show, Hunter and Matt discuss: The Boundless episode where he took on a French 140km bike race (and lost) […]

Lindsey Runkel

Being athletic growing up, Lindsey tried just about every sport you can think of. A few years ago, she bought a street bike, got bored quickly, and looked into competitive mountain biking. Then, in October of 2014, she had a bad bike accident which left her paralyzed below the waist. Told immediately she would never walk again, […]

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2016 Spartan Race U.S. Championship Series: Atkins, McIntyre, and Killian fight for first

This weekend is the fifth and final race in the Spartan Race U.S. Championship Series. “The Summit” is a Beast-length course with 13+ miles and 30+ obstacles and the course is on the mountains in Breckenridge, Colorado. There are three men with a legitimate chance to claim the series win, but Ryan Atkins controls his own destiny. […]

2016 Spartan Race U.S. Championship Series: Rose Wetzel and KK Paul Battle at Breckenridge

This weekend is the fifth and final race in the Spartan Race U.S. Championship Series. The race is held in Breckenridge, Colorado and is called “The Summit”. It is a Beast-length course with 13-plus miles and 30-plus obstacles. No matter what happens on Saturday, Lindsay Webster, who has finished 1st in each of the first […]

BattleFrog Cancels All Races

Breaking News This morning at around 11:00am EST,  BattleFrog Race announced that they would not longer be accepting registrations for their announced cities in 2016 and 2017. In an email to their customers and ambassadors, they said Today, BattleFrog announced that it will be suspending its 2016 racing season as it focuses its efforts on […]

Ryan Atkins On The State Of Spartan Race

Editor’s Note – Ryan Atkins reached out to Obstacle Racing Media with a request to let and the OCR community as a whole know his thoughts. We agreed, and other than adding photos/links, and editing for grammar, have not changed any verbiage. I don’t consider myself a negative person. I always try to see the […]

Editorial

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 […]

OCR Transformations- Jason Gelleny

ORM presents the series of stories on OCR Transformations. Runners and athletes whose mind body, and spirit have been altered through obstacle racing. Jason grew up playing all types of sports. Weight lifting and baseball were his main concentrations through high school and he had hoped to earn a scholarship. However, a major back injury […]

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