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How Jet Lag Affects Your Performance and How to Beat It

Nowadays, traveling for an Obstacle Course Race doesn’t mean just crossing a few state lines, it’s more likely to mean crossing a few time zones. Whilst travel is part of the allure of distant races, the change in time can cause havoc with your body, and can genuinely affect your performance of the race that…

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Adventurey and Akuma Sports Enter into Multi-Year Partnership

Akuma Sports, the United Kingdom based sports apparel company has entered a multi-year partnership with Adventurey, which will bring new and exciting custom jerseys for the Obstacle Course Racing World Championships, North American Obstacle Course Racing Championships, 24-Hour Enduro World Championships, and the Empire State Marathon. “This is an important multi-year relationship for our organization…

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The Value of Recovery

OCRWC Nutritionist Melissa Boufounos explains why rest and recovery days are just as important as your training days and how to capitalize on them.

As an obstacle course racing (OCR) athlete and Certified Holistic Nutritionist specializing in nutrition for OCR athletes, I am a member of over a dozen Facebook groups of OCR athletes and I see a lot of interesting conversations. I see everything from favorite gear to favorite race day food to training tips to race stories…

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Obstacle Course Racing World Championships Team Up with Grip-Masters inov-8

The Obstacle Course Racing World Championships has announced that award-winning footwear company inov-8 is to become its Official Footwear Brand of the 2018 championships. Founded in 2003, inov-8 is internationally renowned for designing footwear with the best grip for off-road running and CrossFit. The brand has been synonymous with the sport of obstacle course racing…

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Melissa Boufounos Named Official Nutritionist of the 2018 Obstacle Course Racing World Championships

New York, NY (April 3, 2018) – Melissa Boufounos C.H.N., longtime obstacle course racer, Nutritionist, and coach, has been named the official Nutritionist of the 2018 OCR World Championships. Through her practice, MB Performance Nutrition, Ms. Boufounos will provide nutritional content advice across all OCRWC channels for athletes to reach their peak performance in preparation…

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First South African Obstacle Course Racing Championships Announced

Obstacle Course Racing World Championships, South African OCR and The Warrior Race Partner to Create First South African Obstacle Course Racing Championships In support of the continued growth of the South African Obstacle Course Racing community, a partnership between The Warrior Race, the Obstacle Course Racing World Championships (OCRWC), and South Africa Obstacle Course Racing…

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Athlete Profile: Kristin Saad

Kristin Saad exploded onto the obstacle racing scene just a few years ago. She quickly made a name for herself on the competitive circuit. In 2017, she finished on the podium during the United States Obstacle Racing Championships. However, what is more impressive than any race result is her daily routine. Saad is a mother of twins who still finds time to train, compete at the highest levels, and volunteer her time working with a local hospital.

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Obstacle Course Racing World Championships Takes Top Honors in Annual Mud Run Guide Awards

On Wednesday December 20, 2017, the Obstacle Course Racing World Championships took top honors across numerous categories in MudRunGuide.com’s 2017 Best of OCR Awards. The annual awards are community-based awards that recognize the best brands, events, people, and moments in the obstacle racing industry. Over 100,000 votes were cast by the global obstacle course racing…

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Obstacle Course Racing World Championships Wins Mudstacle Award for Best International Event

On Saturday December 9, 2017, the 2017 Obstacle Course Racing World Championships was honored over the at the Mudstacle Awards which recognizes excellence in the obstacle racing industry. The ceremony and banquet was held United Kingdom and customarily honors the best UK and international events. This year, the OCR World Championships received two awards as…

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