News Roundup Feb 16th

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  • 17 Feb 2020
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WELCOME TO OUR NEW WEEKLY NEWS ROUNDUP


WHERE WE BRING YOU THE TOP OCR STORIES THAT HAVE MADE THE PRESS IN THE LAST WEEK AS WELL AS A FEW OTHERS WE HAVE FOUND




And its announced that Spartan purchase Tough mudder


Spartan acquires assets of Tough Mudder UK


Insider Media


As part of the terms of the deal, the Tough Mudder UK business will operate as OCR UK Holdings Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Spartan.




And while everyones eyes where on the Tough mudder situation, Spartan also announced a new trail championship partnership


Spartan announces new Trail Championships


Mud Run Guide (press release) (blog)


Spartan announced today major partnership with some of most renowned trail events to form the Spartan Race Trail championship and named the ...




Killian Jornet talks about the new documentary he has done


Kilian Jornet: 'I have to reduce my carbon footprint'


iNews


We're speaking to Kilian Jornet after watching a 40-minute documentary detailing the "other side" of his life as a superstar trail-runner, mountaineer ...




A nice article about spartan death race here


The race's website warns: You may die. Stuarts Draft teacher says bring it on.


Staunton News Leader


Think of it less as a race and more of a series of brutal challenges that ... has been a fan of endurance and obstacle course racing for several years.




This podcast at ORM came to my attention this week, and think its an amazing story 


Coming Out In OCR with Sean Rombough


Obstacle Racing Media


is the host of the Obstacle Racing Media Podcast and the author of "Down and Dirty-The Essential Training Guide for Obstacle Races and Mud Runs”.




And Staying on the LGBT theme did you see this about Megan Youngren? Good luck Megan


Transgender runner Megan Youngren set to compete at US Olympic Marathon Trials


Canadian Running Magazine (blog)


It was long and hard, but this race is when Youngren fell in love with the marathon. Since then, she's competed in several other marathons, and her ...




PODCASTS - DO YOU LIKE A LITTLE PODCAST TO LISTEN TOO, THEN CHECK 2 OF OUR FAVOURITES




Obstacle Race Magazines 10 min Tuesdays This week starred David Baird from rocket race




OCR Disrupt with James Buckley and Nick Day




DISCOUNT CODES WE FOUND THIS WEEK


Surprisingly the discounts have been a little slow this week




Overload Run - £15 with UKOCR expires this month




EVENTS COMING UP IN NEXT FEW WEEKS




29TH FEB 


NUCLEAR RACES - 5k leap year charity Run


MAD MARCH MARE-Hexham


BRUTAL RACES -bordon




1ST MARCH


iNVNCBL - Cardiff


THE BEAST RUN -Melton Mowbray




7TH MARCH


THE NUTS CHALLENGE - Dorking




8TH MARCH


NORMANBY HALL ADVENTURE RACE - Scunthorpe




14TH MARCH


THE MIGHTY DEERSTALKER- Innerleithen




22ND MARCH


TARTAN WARRIOR  Kincardine






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