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 the future of OCRAUK is uncertain, we are thankful to have the opportunity to honor the commitments made to these athletes.”
Affected athletes should expect to receive their prize winnings within the next two to three weeks. Questions can be submitted to the OCRAUK site: http://www.ocrauk.org.uk/