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How To Keep Your Band at the 2019 OCRWC

If you’re taking part in this year’s Obstacle Course Racing World Championships, chances are you’re pretty competent on obstacles and have put in a fair amount of training (unless you’re a turn-up-on-the-day-and-hope-for-the-best kinda gal like me). This isn’t an article on how to train, you know how to do that (and even if you don’t…

The 2019 OCRWC 100M Sprint to be powered by Urban-sky

Adventurey is thrilled to announce that the 100-meter OCR World Championships will be powered by Urban-Sky. Adventurey is always at the forefront of competitive OCR, and strive to deliver ever greater events to the best athletes. With each year seeing more developments and partnerships, it is with great pride that we release details of the…

World OCR Rankings – September 2019

Every month we think our athletes can’t be tested any further, and every month there are more epic events and they pull it out of the bag. In August OCR athletes around the world took on Spartan races (including the North American champs in West Virginia), the first race of the new OCR Series, and…

How to Prep Your OCR Kit for Wet Weather

The Obstacle Course Racing World Championships 2018 were blessed by the weather gods with sunshine, warm temperatures, and no rain. Whilst this was beautiful, we Brits knew how unusual this weather was for October. There’s a chance, a very very small chance, this could happen again, but personally, I’m going to err on the side…

5 Reasons Why You Should Volunteer for the 2019 #OCRWC

Obstacle Course Racing is more than a competition. Whether you’re an elite, a weekend warrior, a newbie, or not even particularly athletic, there’s something there for you. One aspect many people enjoy is marshaling, and they do it for so many different reasons, so why should you? The Experience Marshaling shows you a side of…

3 Reasons Why You Should Run the 2019 OCRWC 7km Open

With all the excitement of the Obstacle Course Racing World Championships, there’s one event that’s often overlooked, and that’s the Sunday 7km open event. Rather than being an aside, this is a major part of the weekend and I’m here to tell you why we should all be taking part. If you’re a racer OK,…

How to Train for the 2019 OCR World Championships: La Gaffe

In 2017, most of the Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) world was introduced to an obstacle from the mind of OCR Pro, former Olympic Biathlete and Northman, Marco Bedard.  This obstacle, called La Gaffe proved to be challenging for much of the field. As La Gaffe took lots of bands, athletes struggled to figure out how…

How to Train for the 2019 OCRWC: Skull Valley

While Skull Valley and Pipe Dreams initially appear vastly different, they actually hold many training and technical aspects in common.  Skull Valley is named for the skull shaped rock climbing holds, which must be traversed using grip strength in a sideways motion. At the 2018 OCRWC this was followed by floating monkey bars, and then…

How to Train for the 2019 OCR World Championships: Rope Climb and Caving Ladder

The caving ladder and rope climb are two very different obstacles, but they both require full body control with an emphasis on upper body and can be made drastically easier through the use of proper technique. Here are the key training tips:  Have a Technique Ready For both of these obstacles you need to have…

World OCR Rankings – August 2019

With the South African Championships, the end of the US Spartan Series, and Spartan Morzine all taking place this month, our committee has had their hands full ranking our incredible athletes in the World OCR Rankings. After winning the Spartan US Series, plus taking 3rd place in Utah Sprint, and 1st in the Utah Super,…

How to Train for the 2019 OCR World Championships: Skitch

Skitch was first introduced at North American OCR Championships (NORAM) 3k in 2018. The obstacle consists of two horizontal poles that athletes are required to traverse. The tricky part is it is not that is just a traverse obstacle but that it requires using two vertical nunchaku (nunchuck) grips with hooks on them as your…

5 Reasons Why Every OCR Athlete Should Run an Open Wave

Hands up how many of you have specific goals in OCR? Improve your time, improve obstacle proficiency, qualify for #OCRWC, #NorAm, or the Euros? With this in mind we should consider that sometimes the best way to reach our goal could be to take a step back, or that even, we don’t need to be…