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Covid-19 Update From The OCRWC – A Letter From Founder Adrian Bijanada

OCRWC Athletes, First and foremost, I hope every one of you and your families are safe and healthy as we all adjust to the new realities of the past few weeks. Let me start by saying the 2020 OCRWC is going ahead as planned at this point in time. Since day one, our primary concern…

The Best Shoes for OCR in 2020

One of the first concerns someone has when planning their first obstacle course race or mud run is what kit they need. Often the biggest question is “What are the best shoes for OCR”. Whilst no one can tell you what the best shoe for you is, we can take a look at what options…

How To Qualify for OCRWC 2020

It’s a new year, with a ton of opportunities to qualify for the Obstacle Course Racing World Championships 2020 at Stratton Mountain, Vermont October 2nd-4th, 2020. Qualification is required to compete in Pro or Age Group of the 3km and 15km events at OCRWC, while our third race category – the Journeyman division – requires…

OCR Off-Season Training Like A Pro

The end of the year is an important time for OCR athletes, it heralds the beginning of “Off-Season”. After seeing this phrase thrown around on social media, I wanted to find out more about what the best in the business do when the competition season ends. I spoke to some of our Pro OCR friends,…

How To Train for an Obstacle Course Race

Training for an Obstacle Course Race is as individual as the racers themselves: this is why we see so many proven training routines out there, and why each competitor employs a varying repetoire. However, there are some tips that can help all of us on our route to success. Let’s take a look at some…

The 2019 OCR World Championships Most Memorable Moments

With the 6th annual Obstacle Course Racing World Championships rapidly becoming a fond memory, there’s one thing we can all agree on. From spectator to volunteer, from athlete to course builder, the whole event is incredibly emotive. Tears, frustrations, jubilation. For many of us, it’s the culmination of a lot of hard work, with unpredictable…

OCRWC Ranking System vs The Results

In early 2019 OCRWC launched a unique worldwide athlete ranking system. Using a committee of independent prominent members of the OCR community, the goal was to create an opinion based system, which takes into account all athletes across the globe, across every race brand. To be a member of the panel required a huge knowledge…

Adventurey and the OCRWC partner with 1% for the Planet

Adventurey formally commits to donating at least 1% of its annual revenue to support nonprofit organizations focused on the environment. Adventurey LLC, the producer of the Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) World Championships, is proud to announce it has partnered with 1% for the Planet and is formally committed to donating a minimum of 1% of…

World OCR Rankings – OCTOBER 2019

After a year of battling for the top spot, Mericle (USA,1) pulled it out of the bag with a stunning performance at Spartan Worlds, claiming victory on an intensely tough and cold course, with an incredible 15 minutes lead over 2nd place, Webster (CA,2). We’ve been watching the rise of Guillot-Boisset (FRA,3) all year, and…

OCRWC AND Kitbrix Collaborate on Exclusive OCRWC Icon Design

Obstacle Course Racing is all about breaking new ground, and Adventurey is always striving to push the boundaries. In 2019, we’re proud to announce our partnership with one of the most innovative OCR kit products in the world, KitBrix. “Racing doesn’t stop when you step off the course, and that’s why we’ve partnered with OCR…

2020 Obstacle Course Racing World Championships Will Be Held in Stratton, Vermont, USA

Adventurey, the producer of world-class obstacle course races (OCR), announced today that the seventh annual independent Obstacle Course Racing World Championships (OCRWC) will be held at Stratton Mountain Resort, Vermont, USA, October 2-4, 2020. “We cannot wait to introduce all of our athletes to everything Stratton Mountain has to offer,” said Adrian Bijanada, Adventurey Founder…

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…