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True Grit Discount Now Available

Member’s of IOCRU now have receive 15% off of entry to all True Grit events in Australia. A True Grit course is 10-12km in length with 30+ obstacles around a course that highlights regional natural terrain. True Grit delivers a truly unique experience to those that dare take on a course designed from military experience with obstacles tailored to the unique terrain of Australia. Get Your Code Here or Register to Access Member Benefits

Survey Results: Is Obstacle Course Racing a Sovereign Sport?

The results of our first community survey are in. In that survey, we asked the question: Should Obstacle Course Racing be its own sovereign (independent) sport or should it fall under the umbrella of an existing sport (e.g. pentathlon, track & field, etc.)? Overwhelmingly, the community voted in favor of OCR being its own sovereign sport (98%), while 2% voted that OCR should fall under the umbrella of an existing sport (with Pentathlon, Decathlon, and Track & Field being cited as potential suitors). So what do these results really mean? For starters, we should acknowledge that the respondents represent not just a select group of people who know about OCR, but more specifically, people who saw the survey through IOCRU and traditional OCR media “channels”. As such, they m...

Community Survey: Is Obstacle Course Racing a Sovereign Sport?

Recently, numerous pre-existing sports and governing bodies have expressed an interest in Obstacle Course Racing. This should come as no surprise give the significant growth of OCR and media attention. However, some community members have noted concerns that these organizations are making a “claim” to OCR as a way of enhancing or rejuvenating their current sport in response to a rapidly changing sporting landscape without properly understanding it. Conversely, affiliating with an established sport may help OCR grow even further beyond its current market. So, as an independent community organization we are looking for your voice and feedback. Should Obstacle Course Racing be its own sovereign (independent) sport? Or should it fall under the umbrella of an existing sport (e.g. pe...

Rugged Maniac Discount Now Available

Remember when you were a kid and you used to run around outside with your friends climbing trees, jumping in puddles, playing tag, and just plain having fun? Well Rugged Maniac is simply an adult version of that!

IOCRU Issues Emergency Grant to Fund Prize Purse of 2016 UK OCR Championships

IOCRU Issues Emergency Grant to Fund Prize Purse of 2016 UK OCR Championships The International Obstacle Course Racing Union announced this morning that it has issued an emergency financial grant to Obstacle Course Racing Association United Kingdom with the express purpose that it be used to pay the athletes who are due cash prizes from the 2016 UK Obstacle Course Racing Championships. The grant is being funded by the Adventurey, LLC (organizers of the Obstacle Course Racing World Championships) and their production partners 365 Sports, Inc. “The IOCRU was created for the express purpose of serving the athletes of obstacle course racing and we are proud to be able and step in to help those impacted by OCRAUK’s fiscal trouble,” said Adrian Bijanada, one of IOCRU’s founding members. “While t...

BoneFrog Discount Now Available for Members

Member’s of IOCRU now have access to $5 off of entry to all HESCO BoneFrog Challenge events in North America. The HESCO BoneFrog Challenges were created by Navy SEALs to challenge, build and inspire participants to become better athletes and recognize that they can do anything they set their minds to, while enjoying the camaraderie and teamwork usually reserved for active duty Navy SEALs. With at least 36+ US Navy SEAL-style obstacles on courses that range from 9-12 miles, the course will test everyone and leave no one unscathed. We attempt to place an obstacle approximately every quarter mile (when venues permit), so your running ability alone will not carry the day. Get Your Code Here or Register to Access Member Benefits

Warrior Dash Discount Now Available

Warrior Dash is the obstacle course race that anyone can start and everyone can finish. With over three million participants worldwide since 2009, Warrior Dash reinvented the concept of a 5k run and created a revolution.

For Those Who Would Offers Healthcare Grant

For Those Who Would, a certified 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charity created by a group of Obstacle Course Racers, have announced that they currently accepting applications for their first healthcare grant.

Yancy Camp Launches Virtual OCR Games

Yancy Culp, the founder of Yancy Camp announced today the virtual Yancy Camp OCR Games. The Yancy Camp OCR Games provide athletes with a way to train together and compete in the off-season by featuring four workouts that athletes will complete and submit on line to be eligible for prizes and awards. In addition, 50% of all registrations will support For Those Who Would, a not-for-profit charity founded by obstacles racers supporting individuals with debilitating injuries or chronic diseases. Registration is currently open until December 14th with the competition being held from December 15 to 18. Cost of entry is $29 per person. For  full rules and to register, visit the Yancy Camp website.

Nuclear Races Discount Now Available to IOCRU Members

Nuclear delivers award winning fun, tough, gritty obstacle races over varied, undulating terrain. Expect big obstacles, highly organised events and relentless amounts of mud. Our events are challenging enough for the elite but are designed to be achievable for all fitness abilities, including newbies. IOCRU members receive 20% off their entry fee. Get Your Code Here or Register to Access Member Benefits

BeetElite Discount Now Available to IOCRU Members

BeetElite is the choice of health conscious athletes, who focus on performance from nutrition and foods to stimulate Nitric Oxide. One recommended serving of BeetElite is the Nitric Oxide equivalent of six whole beets, which helps the body promote: Extended exercise endurance Improved energy and stamina Increased oxygen delivery in the body IOCRU members receive 30% off and free shipping on all orders within the contiguous U.S. Get Your Code Here or Register to Access Member Benefits

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