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THE SCIENCE OF GRIP

July 29th, 2018


Imagine pair of shoes which the sole didn’t begin to show any significant signs of wear until around 1000 miles in testing. Or an upper that can take all the abuse we can throw at it throughout a full on season of racing and training but still remains in one

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inov-8 Break New Ground with their Shoes

December 6th, 2017


inov-8 is launching a revolutionary worlds-first in the sports footwear market following a unique collaboration with scientific experts. They have teamed up with The University of Manchester (home of the National Graphene Institute) to become the first-ever company to incorporate graphene into running and fitness shoes. Laboratory tests have shown

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CHIA CHARGE ADVENT COMPETITION 

November 21st, 2017


FANCY WINNING YOURSELF AN ADVENT CALENDAR FULL OF CHIA CHARGE BARS ? For your chance to WIN a fantastic adventure calendar FULL to the brim with Chia Charge bars, all we need to know from you is: What race number is Kimberley Cavill wearing on the Chia Charge Four ingredients

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Obstacle Course Racing World Championships Announces 2018 Location in the United Kingdom

November 6th, 2017


   Adventurey, the parent company of the world’s first and only independent obstacle racing world championship today, announced details for 2018 Obstacle Course Racing World Championships in London, England October 19 – 21, 2018. The premiere event of the obstacle course racing (OCR) season will bring a truly global obstacle

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TOUGH MUDDER STORMS THE CITY WITH BRAND-NEW 5K COURSE

October 17th, 2017


Not your average run in the park, Tough Mudder launches the ‘Cousin in the City’ with a 5K course featuring 10 top-rated obstacles Perfect for that someone who you’ve been trying your best to persuade to do their first OCR event. Prices start from just £29 and spectator passes are

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Red Bull Neptune Steps is back in 2018

October 3rd, 2017


The Lock Gates Open Up to 600 Adventure Racers – Yes you guessed it Red Bull Neptune Steps lands back in Glasgow ! On Saturday 10th March 2018, Glasgow is set to welcome the return of the world’s toughest open-water adventure race.

SUFFERING RACES CLOSES ITS DOORS

September 5th, 2017


It’s with great sadness that today Obstacle Race Magazine brings you the news that Suffering Races will be closing its doors and cancelling all future races. The Suffering Race series well know for its brutal OCR based endurance challenges has seen a down turn in ticket sales as the market

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81 YEAR OLD CONQUERS OBSTACLE RACE

June 23rd, 2017


After completing the 10km Wild Running course at the Summer WOLF, 81-year-old Mark Buteux became The WOLF Run’s oldest runner. Buteux took up running 23 years ago with the simple intention of keeping fit and having fun.

FIG Approves Inclusion Of Obstacle Course Competitions As New Discipline

May 11th, 2017


Meeting in Baku (AZE) last week, the FIG’s decision-making bodies gave their in-principle approval for the inclusion of a new FIG discipline based on obstacle course competitions. Following its February decision regarding the development of a discipline along these lines, the FIG’s Executive Committee and Council — the annual legislative

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BATTLE OATS LAUNCH ‘world’s first plant-based protein cookie’

May 11th, 2017


  UK-based nutrition brand Battle Oats is next week (Monday 15th of May) to be exact is launching a new protein cookie product to complement its ‘free from’ range of high protein oat bars. It is believed to be the only protein cookie on the market that uses plant-based protein and

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