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COAST FL75 Headlamp Review

If you have the itch for a long race, one of the items you will likely need is a headlamp. With so many options out there, it can be a daunting task trying to pick the right one for your needs. There are a few brands that lead the pack, Black Diamond, Petzl, Princeton Tec, etc. Unfortunately, it seems that one company doesn't seem to be mentioned all that much, and it is confusing as to why. Well, no more. COAST has set out to change all that, and your mind, with their FL75.

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Athlinks Releases Apps for Android & iOS

There have been plenty of times I found myself opening chrome and logging into the Athlinks website wishing they would offer an Android / iOS app. This would make things so much easier. Well, the time has come. Athlinks has released an app for the OCRAddict, but what does it do and is it worth installing?

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The Georgia Death Race Headlamp

A few months back I saw an advertisement pop up on my Facebook news feed for this Georgia Death Race (GDR) branded headlamp! Like any other race junkie, race gear is always something I want to try and experiment with to find what's perfect for me. The more I'm involved with the different race groups on Facebook, the more I am realizing that everyone has an opinion on gear, and everyone wants to know what you think! I've gone through three different headlamps last season; none of them were bright and most of them were of poor quality.

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Princeton Tec Vizz Review

If you are in the market to compete in a long distance OCR event, or even if you are just looking for a high-quality headlamp, there seems to be no shortage of options. We have already taken a look at what Black Diamond had to offer in their Spot model, but Princeton Tec thinks they have a product that can sway you.

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TomTom Spark Cardio + Music Review

Face it; we all love gadgets. I love them more than most. I have been running a lot lately, training, competing, etc. While running with my phone is an option for training; running long distances with my phone isn't. Additionally, running through the muck and mud with a phone strapped to you is just asking for trouble. I set out on a path to find the OCRADDICT's dream companion, a GPS training watch that can handle all the things we throw at it... and more. That means it needs to be durable, waterproof, include GPS (duh), and provide the functionality to track and improve my training.

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Black Diamond Spot Review

If any of you has embarked or are going to be taking part in any endurance event, you will have most likely found that there is usually a list published with some required equipment and gear. For many of us in OCR, these events can start early in the morning and catapult us into the evening hours. These types of events usually have a headlamp on the list of requirements and Black Diamond things they should be the ones to satisfy this need.

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AmazonBasics Carrying Case for GoPro Review

Let's face it, we love showing the world what we have or have accomplished. For those of you that own a GoPro, this task has become much easier to accomplish than others fumbling about with their camera phones while trying to find the finish line, navigate an obstacle, or flying down a mountain with fiberglass strapped to your feet. While wearing a GoPro, or any action cam for that matter, is one thing; getting it to and from your venue is another. That is where travel bags and specially designed cases like AmazonBasics Carrying Case for GoPro come in.

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MapMyRun Review

If you didn't know, not only am I an OCRADDICT, but I am a geek as well (really kind of an Uber Geek). Having said that, I look for metrics and analytics on just about everything I do and work with. While training for the next event, many of us are looking for a way to tack our activity and improve our training but don't have an unlimited budget for things like GPS watches and dedicated activity trackers. Although those gadgets are great training tools, many of us don't need look much farther than our cell phones. Enter MapMyRun.

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SUPCASE Sport Case and Athletic Armband Review

Until recently, I have never really had a desire to run with any music. Not sure the reason, but the rhythmic pounding of my feet and the wind in the trees always seemed to be enough. Perhaps it was because I didn't really start running any true distance until this year. The fact of the matter is, I have been getting bored on my longer runs. Without any distraction, other than an occasional bird, I found it harder to keep focused on running. In an effort to bring back that loving feeling, I went on a search to spend as little money as I can and rekindle that flame that once burned.

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