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OBSTACLE COURSE RACING ASSOCIATION LAUNCH UK OCR CHAMPIONSHIP

Today, the Obstacle Course Racing Association (OCRAUK) launched the UK’s first independent national championships for Obstacle Course Racing and announced the 2015 qualifying races. See below for the full press release. OBSTACLE COURSE RACING ASSOCIATION LAUNCH UK OCR CHAMPIONSHIP The Obstacle Course Racing Association UK (OCRAUK) are today launching the UK’s first independent national championships…

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DIRTY DOZEN RACES LAUNCH 2015 UK CHAMPIONSHIPS

In light of today’s Obstacle Course Racing Association’s (OCRA) press release, I thought it only fair that I publish the press release from the other big UK championship from Dirty Dozen Races. Last year saw the inaugural UK OCR championship take place at Hop Farm in Kent, where Conor Hancock romped home to victory. This…

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Darkfin O.P.S. Gloves

Anyone who’s done an obstacle course race before knows that the courses often involve a lot of scrambling around on all fours, irrespective of what that surface might be made from. To go through a few options Race Directors have in their arsenal, it could be concrete in an urban event, delicious soft mud (if you’re…

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Spartan Race UK announces new Race Director

Late yesterday, Spartan Race made a step forward in their 2015 season by announcing that their Race Director would be none other than Mr. Richard Pringle, who last year stepped in to be their Operations Director. In his new role Richard will replace Dan Tuffnell as Race Director and have the power and creative freedom…

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Giving back this Christmas

Over the past year, it’s safe to say that I’ve been very lucky and privileged to experience some great things. Notwithstanding all of the fun and adventures I’ve had as a result of the races I’ve been involved in and reviewed, I’ve also met some amazing people and was very fortunate, last month, to have…