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2018 NORAM OCR Championship Results

A post shared by Ryan Atkins (@ryanatkinsdiet) on Aug 13, 2018 at 9:01am PDT The first ever North American Obstacle Course Racing Championships (aka NORAM) took place over the weekend in Stratton, Vermont. The weekend is put on by … [Read More...]

Obstacle Race Reviews

Getting Savage In Chicago

The Savage Race made their way to The Richardson Adventure Farm near the Illinois/Wisconsin border on the weekend of July 28/29 for a two-day event. Saturday was their main race that most of us are used to while Sunday was reserved for their new Blitz short course format. The Chicago race is the furthest Northwest […]

Warrior Dash Nebraska – The Cornfield OCR

We have all been to some out there places for obstacle racing and Nebraska is definitely one of those “out there” places surrounded by cornfields, grain bins, barns and miles of nothing. Eastern Nebraska had a obstacle takeover as Warrior Dash rolled through town for it’s Elements Tour. Nebraska Courses are known to be fast […]

Obstacle Racing Podcast

Is Lindsay Webster The Greatest Of All Time?

  Lindsay Webster just got back from sweeping the NORAM OCR Championships. She won the 3k, 15k , and team championships. On today’s podcast we talks about: Winning when it counts. Drug testing in OCR. Being under rated. Why World’s Toughest Mudder is NOT her favorite. Coming out of the shadow of being “Ryan’s girlfriend”. […]

Gooey Gooey Garfield

Garfield made his own races before working for multiple OCR companies, and eventually landing with Spartan Race. Let’s learn about what happened before that… Casino dealer? Club DJ? Arms dealer? Todays Podcast is sponsored by: Rugged Maniac –  Use Code ORM for 10 percent off all 2018 races! Show Notes: Garfield and Carl Garfield 2012 Listen using […]

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NORAM OCR Championships

2018 NORAM OCR Championship Results

A post shared by Ryan Atkins (@ryanatkinsdiet) on Aug 13, 2018 at 9:01am PDT The first ever North American Obstacle Course Racing Championships (aka NORAM) took place over the weekend in Stratton, Vermont. The weekend is put on by Adventurey LLC, who are also the event producers behind the Obstacle Racing World Championships (OCRWC), which […]

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Spartan Kids Race Kimberley 2018 Review

Kimberley British Columbia, Canada Confidence, exercise, empowerment, experience, getting a little dusty, a few scraped knees or elbows in the name of good fun… the Spartan Kids race is a great way to get your kids excited about the outdoors and all that. My kids are highly motivated by the promise of post race ice […]

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Exclusive: Spartan Race Canada Rocky Mountain Trifecta Maps

If you’re running in the Spartan Race Canada Rocky Mountain Trifecta Weekend at Kimberley British Columbia this weekend, feast your eyes on these maps! The Spartan Sprint This is going to be 8 kilometers in distance. I’m not sure what the number 13 obstacle “wrecked” is? The Super The middle distance is on Sunday – […]

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Father and Son: A Journey to the DC Spartan Finish Line

My dad has attended each one of my OCR events since I started competing in the sport a few years ago. It’s special because we travel to the races together, I always give him a high five and a hug before the race starts, and I see him smiling and cheering for me when I […]

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Joe Desena, Spartan CEO

Lose Weight Or Die In Vermont, An AI Story

In recent years an AI program wrote a novel that made it past the first round of a Japanese literary competition, and a new Harry Potter novel, created with the Botnik learning machine made waves in literary circles. While predictive text generators struggle with plot, dialogue, and overall sensibility, they do possess a remarkable ability to […]

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Rea Kolbl – To all of our family and friends: You are amazing.

A while ago my husband and I were working out in a gym, and I was in a particularly bad mood; I was hungry, tired and stressed from work, but still wanted to work out, failing at it, and taking it all out on Bun, who by then was well trained in the hangry athlete […]

Considering your first OCR?

So, you’re thinking about doing your first race, but you’re nervous about hitting the big “register now” button. Guess what – I’m willing to bet that at least 90% of people who are interested in obstacle racing today sat exactly where you are sitting right now, including the pros. Yes, 90%. I’m not over exaggerating. […]