Tailwind Nutrition is a dietary supplement designed by endurance athletes for endurance athletes. The powder is a glucose/sucrose blend with added electrolytes designed to be easily dissolvable in water, but is it really enough to get through an Ultra OCR?
When it comes to racing local, the Evansville Police Department Foundation's SWAT Challenge is hard to top, especially when the race involves storm troopers.
Popular running website running.competitor.com published an article just over a week ago entitled, “Is Obstacle Course Racing Dead?” As I picked my jaw up off the floor and unfurrowed my brow after digesting this question, I set my allegiance aside while I read. To summarize, the article suggests that the newly announced Spartan Race Trail [...]
I, like all of you, felt the urge to throw cash at my computer screen with every Black Friday & Cyber Monday email that screamed with unbeatable deals for the 2019 race season. At one point, I had my bank app open on my phone while I collected an excessive number of RAM-stressing tabs highlighting unbeatable race deals in my laptop’s browser all while sitting just inches from my ever-growing handwritten Christmas shopping list on the table...
Standardizing Failure? An Examination of the 100% Obstacle Completion Discrepancy between Men and Women at OCRWC and Beyond
There exists a growing concern regarding low completion rates as of late. As OCR innovates to challenge veteran racers, events have seen low 100% completion rates. Hillary Greene looks at the 2018 OCR World Championships and the Obstacle Racing industry as a whole.
The build from my Social Misfit buddies touting their pleasant experiences with Savage Race and my personal goal of 100% obstacle completion on my last scheduled OCR for 2018 meant this race had a lot to live up to.
A few weeks ago I declared my frustration with negativity pervading OCR in my piece, “OCR Community Must Lead the Fight Against Trolls.” As a direct result, I took on the Nashville Tough Mudder (TM) Half course as a lone wolf to test a hypothesis.
I headed to Neal Farms approximately 30 minutes east of music city for this year’s Nashville Tough Mudder (TM). Saturday marked my first TM Half event, thus earning the title of Repeat Offender x3. While this event didn’t live up to my last experience in Nashville, which was none other than the beta-test 5K at the Tennessee Titans football stadium in 2017, I did enjoy most of my day on the farm.