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Less Than a Month to Go!

It’s official–LESS THAN A MONTH until we see you out at Dargle Farm on June 8+9, ready to take on the 2019 OCRWC #ENDURO! Are you as excited as we are? Doubtful. We hope your training is preparing you for whatever we (and Mother Nature) decide to throw at you! Check out this workout week…

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Qualify for NORAM/OCRWC at Conquer The Gauntlet

Get Qualified for Conquer the Gauntlet

Conquer The Gauntlet (CTG) is the Midwest’s favorite race series holding six events annually that are located between Des Moines, Iowa, and Dallas, Texas.  Their race series, which started in 2012, is four miles and 25 obstacles making it an action packed run from start to finish.  While you can qualify for North American Obstacle…

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Celebrating Moms Who Race: The OCR Journey

Mothers racing in an OCR race, running past the finish line with determination.

To celebrate Mother’s Day we talk to two of our most loved female athletes: two incredible women with very different journeys into OCR, but with one big thing in common, being a Mom who races. Natalie Miano is an Elite racer, and mother of two boys, and Rose Wetzel also an Elite female, and mother…

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World OCR Rankings – May 2019

This month World OCR Rankings sees the first couple of OCR, Atkins (CAN, 1) & Webster (CAN, 1) comfortably top both the male and the female leaderboards. After a strong month for Atkins, including a win at the NJ Spartan Ultra Beast, he retains 1st position, whilst Webster moves up 2 places to clinch the…

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Benny Seymour Week 5 Enduro Workout

Only 5 weeks to go until we see you out at Dargle Farm on June 8+9, ready to take on the 2019 OCRWC #ENDURO. How is your training coming along? Have you started doing some overnight or cold weather training? You never know what you’ll get when you hit the course – it could be…

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How To Overcome the Fear of Failure

overcome the fear of failure

Failure is subjective, but for all of us it is borne from our expectations. What for one would be a failure, for another would be their wildest dreams. Failure comes in many disguises from “people will laugh at me” to “I won’t be strong enough”… from an insecurity of our own personal vision, to an…

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Training for the OCRWC vs Enduro: 5 Big Differences

ocr enduro

     You may be an experienced Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) athlete, racing all across the globe in all different brands.  You’ve earned your trifecta, have a rainbow-colored assortment of headbands and a trophy shelf full of fancy medals.  Well if you are new to the world of Ultra-OCR, you are in for a treat.  Enduro, endurance…

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Represent Your Nation with Pride with Akuma’s Official OCRWC and NorAm Jerseys

Akuma’s country jerseys will be on full display at the 2019 OCR World Championships (Oct. 11-13) in London and North American OCR Championships (Aug. 9-11) in Stratton, VT, as Adventurey and UK sportswear titan introduce specially designed high-performance international jerseys and custom kits, which will reflect each country’s iconic heritage and culture. “The competitive world…

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Ben Seymour Week 7 Enduro Workout

Only 7 weeks to go until we see you out at Dargle Farm on June 8+9, ready to take on the 2019 OCRWC #ENDURO. We hope your training is going as planned…if you need some inspiration or want to try something a little different, here’s another week of workouts from Benny! SESSION 14 rounds8 x Squats8.8 x…

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5 Things To Pack In Your OCR Kit: The Enduro Essentials

the enduro kit

For a 24 hour race, your kit is as important as your training, with the Enduro World Championships rapidly approaching, we take a look at what essentials you need to pack. Look after your feet Without them, you won’t be going anywhere. Make sure your shoes are suitable, and you have them in multiple. Disaster…

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