The popularity of Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) has overtaken that of Marathons and Triathlons across the U.K and Europe, and the trend is firmly on the rise here in Ireland. The Irish Obstacle Course Racing Association (OCRA) estimate that there are over 10,000 recreational participants taking part in OCR events across Ireland, each year! With 100 people on the … [Read more...] about Top 5 reasons to do an Obstacle Course Race
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GAA greats Jackie Tyrell, Noel Hickey and David Herity recently lined out for the launch of Ireland’s first and only Endurance Obstacle Course Event, ‘Reign of Terror’. Thousands are expected to descend upon the medieval village of Kells, County Kilkenny, for the adrenaline fuelled event on Saturday, October 21st. Part of a growing trend, the popularity … [Read more...] about Ireland’s First Endurance Obstacle Course Event ‘Reign of Terror’ Launched in Kilkenny
The mother of all obstacle events is coming to Ireland this July. All other events pale when compared with Tough Mudder. It features a ten-mile course dotted with mud filled trenches, ice-cold water pits, monstrous steel obstacles and impossibly high wooden walls. Having braved these, participants, from novices to seasoned runners, then risk electrocution to cross the finish … [Read more...] about Are You Tough Enough for Tough Mudder?