OCR Office Fitness

OCR Office Fitness

February 27, 2019

The office can be a place where fitness goals go to die. But it doesn't have to be! Check out these simple tips to keep your obstacle course race training on point during the workday, and maybe even convert some of your coworkers into future OCR addicts.

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The Good Old Days Are Over…Or Are They??

The Good Old Days Are Over…Or Are They??

February 19, 2019

Ever been running an OCR and feel like you were in an actual boot camp? US Navy veteran Erin Cobb knows exactly what that feels like! Read on to learn about her journey in the military, some of the most important lessons she learned about shared responsibility and teamwork, what drew her into the world of obstacle course racing, and why she's never looking back.

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NOT SURE WHAT YOU NEED? START HERE

NOT SURE WHAT YOU NEED? START HERE

February 06, 2019

We know that picking out what you need for fuel during an obstacle course race can be overwhelming. How many carbs do I need? How much protein? When do I need electrolytes? Are mustard packets really the best way to combat cramping?? (Spoiler: no, they are not.)...So we put together this nifty outline to help you navigate how to use the products we carry on Fierce Gear OCR. Give it a read, and feel free to reach out with any questions! We'd be happy to help you out.

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A Medal's Worth

A Medal's Worth

January 24, 2019 2 Comments

"On average I make about $60 a medal, and I would rather have the money to be able to run more races in a sport I love than have an extra paperweight."

What is your OCR finisher medal worth to YOU? Read one racer's POV on the polarizing topic of selling finisher medals (and yes, people really do this!)

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Elite OCR Athlete Morgan McKay's Top Tips For WTM

Elite OCR Athlete Morgan McKay's Top Tips For WTM

January 23, 2019

Elite OCR Athlete and World Champion Morgan McKay gives us the inside scoop on her top tips for tackling World's Toughest Mudder: one of the holy grails of the obstacle course race world! Take a look at some of her favorite tricks and recos for gear and race day nutrition products.

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Why We Race

Why We Race

January 23, 2019

After 6 years of racing, approximately 50 events, and thousands of conversations with fellow racers, one elite athlete attempts to explain what the draw of obstacle course racing REALLY is and why it continues to have OCR addicts coming back for more.

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Top 10 Stocking Stuffers For The OCR Lover In Your Life: Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Top 10 Stocking Stuffers For The OCR Lover In Your Life: Holiday Gift Guide 2018

December 05, 2018

With the holidays right around the corner (yikes!) we thought we'd take some of the legwork out of shopping for you (because we're awesome like that).

But because we don't just want to throw our OWN stuff at you, and because we want you to get the BEST that the OCR world has to offer, we reached out to several other brands in the industry to put together this handy-dandy 2018 Holiday Gift Guide For The OCR Lover In Your Life.

Read on for product recos, discounts, and a few fun BONUS surprises!

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Why HIIT Is The Best Way To Train For OCR

Why HIIT Is The Best Way To Train For OCR

October 26, 2018

Personal trainer Blake Wardwell takes us through the reasons why short bursts of HIIT training can be the BEST way to prepare for your next OCR.

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PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT: OCR BUDDY

PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT: OCR BUDDY

October 04, 2018

Learn more about our newest partnership for the 2019 race season: OCR Buddy!

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Removing The Ego From OCR: Why It's OK To Run Open Heats

Removing The Ego From OCR: Why It's OK To Run Open Heats

September 26, 2018

Why one Spartan SGX Coach thinks more people should be OK with the Open Heat

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DIY: Tarzan Swing Short Ropes For The Spartan Killington Ultra

DIY: Tarzan Swing Short Ropes For The Spartan Killington Ultra

August 31, 2018

We weren't able to find the short ropes with knots that we have seen on some Spartan Race obstacles, so we made them! A brief and super-simple tutorial (with links) to teach you how to make your own short ropes with knots to practice! Also a link to purchase if you'd rather have us make some for you...we'd be happy to help!

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PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT: DRAGON OCR

PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT: DRAGON OCR

August 20, 2018

Announcing our newest partnership: Dragon Obstacle Course Race! This grassroots OCR startup event is one of North Carolina's best-kept secrets, until now. Check it out!

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