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#MeToo OCR Update

#MeToo Update: New Group To Join For Help Thank to all of the men and women that have reached out in recent days. It has been overwhelming. So many of you are sharing your stories about what has happened to you in the OCR community. ORM will … [Read More...]

Obstacle Race Reviews

Ottawa City Chase Rush

City Chase is a Canadian urban adventure race, taking teams of two+ to various checkpoints by-way-of a scavenger hunt throughout the city. While the traditional City Chase distance of events past was longer, this past weekend’s Ottawa City Chase Rush offered participants a more condensed version. It comprised of a map including twelve clues, which […]

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Ultra Spartan Trifecta Weekend- Krynica Zdroj, Poland

The only ultra beast for Spartan in Central Europe was held august 24th weekend in Poland at the mountain Jaworzyna Krynicka. This was the Ultra Spartan Trifecta Weekend! In preparation, you needed to have some source of hydration, a race lamp, and a emergency blanket. They were mandatory and the volunteers checked prior to the […]

Obstacle Racing Podcast

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The 2 Ryans – Post Tahoe/OCRWCUK Edition

Ryan Atkins and Ryan Woods discuss how Tahoe and OCRWC went, and how Greece and Sweden might go. Todays Podcast is sponsored by: Savage Race. Check out their 2020 schedule! OCR Discord Chat Support Us On Patreon Listen using the player below or the links at the top of this page. 

Obstacle Discourse with Davis and Chace

Obstacle Discourse with Davis and Chace – Kipchoge, King Of Fauxdium?

Obstacle Discourse with Davis and Chace – A weekly news show with Josh Chace and Matt B. Davis discussing items of the week for Spartan Race, Tough Mudder, and all other OCR related news. This week’s topics: First a special guest call in from Alex Wilfrid, who went to the first ever Stadium Blitz in […]

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Me Too

#MeToo OCR Update

#MeToo Update: New Group To Join For Help Thank to all of the men and women that have reached out in recent days. It has been overwhelming. So many of you are sharing your stories about what has happened to you in the OCR community. ORM will NOT be doing another follow up story at this time. […]

Spartan Race Bans Ameer Haroun

Yesterday afternoon, Obstacle Racing Media released a story that detailed accusations of sexual harassment, bullying and rape against Ameer Haroun. In an unprecedented move in the obstacle racing industry, Spartan Race has banned Ameer Haroun from any Spartan Race, permanently. Spartan released the following statement today. Any behavior which risks the safety and security of […]

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#MeToo Hits OCR

Update 10.22.19 4:15PM EST – Spartan Race Bans Ameer Haroun For Life. Spartan 4-0 is a Facebook group for obstacle racing enthusiasts. With more than 16,500 at the time of this writing, it’s the largest OCR Facebook Group not officially run by Spartan Race HQ. Like most groups of it’s kind, 4-0 is a place […]

Terrain Race Cancels Another Event For Lack Of Permit

The Cool Events/Terrain Race scheduled for tomorrow in Kansas City has been cancelled. Racers learned of this when the packet-pickup taking place at The Adams’s Mark Hotel was shut down suddenly. Attendees were told “You will get an email with further details”.  Then, this sign was hung up at the hotel. This afternoon, Obstacle Racing […]

Editorial

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World’s Toughest Mistakes By TMHQ?

Over my seven previous World’s Toughest Mudder (WTM) races I’ve seen a lot of changes. Some of these changes are made during the race and others happen year after year. However, a number of these alterations could actually be considered poor decisions or ones made as a knee-jerk reaction to things happening as the race […]

Is Your Business A Hobby

You Don’t Have A Business, You Have A Hobby.

I sell advertising for our media company. It is how we pay most of the bills around here. The phrase I have heard the most from our potential customers in the last 7 years from new companies we speak with are “We don’t really have a marketing budget”. Which prompts me to think “You don’t […]

I Miss The Good Ole Days Of Obstacle Racing

The 2019 Obstacle Racing season is well underway, and from what we’ve seen so far, both participation rates and TV viewing numbers are at record highs. Well, that’s just peachy, I guess. I should congratulate Spartan. They’ve done the unthinkable: taken a cheesy fad and made it mainstream, leaving opposing companies face-down along the road […]