3 Tips for Pre-Race OCR Handcare

As an ultramarathoner, I am totally bound by my PreRace foot care routine. Having suffered from blisters, lost toe nails and dealt with hot spots… I have certainly learned the hardway when it comes to the meticulous pre-race preparation of my feet. As an obstacle course racer, my hands don’t look much different from myContinue reading “3 Tips for Pre-Race OCR Handcare”

Is OCR what Marathon running was in the good old days?

Years ago runners were considered masocistic lunatics who put themselves through senseless torture for reasons the mainstream simply could not understand. Sound familiar? I think obstacle course racing now occupies that realm… ad well, let’s just call it misunderstood. In the 70s, all runners were hardcore. They ran through otherwise quiet, normal neighbourhoods in very shortContinue reading “Is OCR what Marathon running was in the good old days?”