News round up Feb 23rd

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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




This week we are going to start of with 2 great pieces of news from Nuclear races




Anyone close to me will know that for the last 2 years I have been in talks with the EA association about UKOCR becoming affiliated


Well great news - Nuclear Striders have already done it


Check out more details by clicking here




And secondly their marshal registration is open- if you like to marshal, then you must do a nuclear they are the best packages available


Just follow this link




HYROX is taking the US of A by storm, but what is it? Check out this blog to find out more




The Ultimate Guide to HYROX: What It Is, How It's Different, and More


BarBend (blog)


... and everyone in between while maintaining the competitive atmosphere of other fitness contests such as Tough Mudder, Spartan Race, and Warrior ...




We love a great fund raising story here at UKOCR and we found this one this week, I bet he is glad they still going!!




Burnley dad-of-two taking on FIFTEEN Tough Mudders for Pendleside Hospice


Burnley Express


The 33-year-old father-of-two has set himself a gruelling energy-sapping few months to raise £10,000 towards the services provided by the hospice.




This week we saw The storm cancel The beast race but it seems the fell runners still get to run, so if your missing running in the closed season check out the fell running events for your mud fix




Horwich runners sparkle in ever-popular fell race


The Bolton News


THE prospect of Storm Dennis did its best to decimate the race fixtures but a small number of races survived and featured nice performances from ...




Myth busting - Joe de Sena was not born rock solid!!




How Spartan races founder Joe De Sena meets his fitness goals


Daily Telegraph


To see Joe De Sena now, what with the hundreds of gruelling obstacle races under his belt, you get the impression he was born carved from granite.




The Hong Kong Spartan race has been postponed




Coronavirus: Spartan race postponed amid epidemic, and muddy obstacles altered for hygiene


South China Morning Post


The Hong Kong Spartan Race has been postponed to May 30 from April 18 because of the coronavirus epidemic. The organisers will also remove two ...




Did you make the top 10 Parkrun times last weekend


10 fastest UK parkrun times on 22nd February (2020)


Fast Running


Whilst many athletes were taking part in national championships over the mud and indoors parkrun still saw athletes running fast to kickstart their ...






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




We also found this little podcast between mountain fuel and Jon Albon this week, good listening if you are into the nutrition you take in Click Here




DISCOUNT CODES WE FOUND 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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