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Honest Shoes Review: Saucony Xodus 5

By Egor Ossov This was one of my trail running shoes I decided to invest in around two years ago. In general, I am quite happy with my shoes, but here is a pro and cons break down: Pros: *

Honest Shoe Review: Inov-8 X-Talon 200 (5.5/10)

By Egor Oussov I used this pair for only Obstacle Racing events (4 Warrior races) and these are my experiences: Pros: * Impressive grip on all surfaces * Super lightweight and flexible, only 200g * Breathable forefoot mesh, excellent for quick

A perspective on The Warrior Race 6

dan, warrior race, ropes, ocr

Held at Kwanyoni Lodge in Nelspruit this past weekend… written by Dan Van Hemert The one thing with OCR is that the venues can become an obstacle in themselves. This fact alone plays out in many ways as to how

Kirsty O’Donnell: Lawyer turned OCR enthusiast

SA OCR has taken the time to hunt down the Spartan Race Trifecta Holder, Kirsty O’Donnell, to find out what it is like to be a Trifecta Record Holder and why the Trifecta is an integral part of Spartan Race. Can

Gijs van Geffen holds a world record.

Gijs van Geffen from the Netherlands has a very interesting #FunFactFriday for us this week! He and Adam spent some great time with us at the Warrior Race #5 two weeks ago, and we hope to see them again. So

A glimpse into my #TheWarriorRace 5

Held at #CowHouseMarket in Hazeldean, Pretoria this past weekend. From the previous event 5 weeks back in Ballito, training has been sparse. Accepting that I am a toddler still in nappies with regards to the time spent running and OCR’ing,

Fun Fact Friday with Adam Egerblom (Sweden)

I’m a father of 3 kids. I have diabetes but it’s not an obstacle for me, and it doesn’t stop me from competing. Diabetes  has given me an insight into how my body works and what I need to do

SA OCR interview with International Athletes

Adam from Sweden and Gijs from Netherlands came to South Africa for Warrior number 5 2016 and they totally loved the experience! Watch our interview with them below: SA OCR interview with Adam and GijsWe did an interview with Adam

Strength and Speed

Strength and speed have published their book “Guide to Elite Obstacle Course Racing” for all things Elite racing, including diet and supplements, rest and recovery, and different training courses. Who all would be interested in having a copy of one

Background for choosing the squad and team for OCRWC

In preparation for announcing the SA OCR Squad and team to represent SA at OCRWC we would like to make a few points clear:  The Squad and Team have been selected on their realistic ability to podium at OCRWC. The