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OCR Chicks – February

Another month, another celebration and ode to the baddest and most beautiful female athletes on the face of the planet – OCR chicks. Many guys are out there right now training hard by themselves thinking I wish I had a girlfriend I could do this with. So WHAT is it exactly an OCR chick is looking for in a man? Your typical approach is NOT going to work with these women. Well, men, you are welcome. Here are some tips and views into what one of these fine species of athletes are looking for in a companion.

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Burnet Re-imagined 2017 Austin Super Weekend

Reveille Peak Ranch has been a very popular destination. From various OCR races series to other popular trail running series. Who can blame them though? Being less than an hour from the nearest airport, it opens you to the Hill Country with some magnificent views full of potential. This year though the interest came from the buzz about what Spartan had cooking course wise. Spartan looked to reinvent this Spartan classic venue. The addition of the Time Trails Friday rejuvenated the weekend.

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  • Altra King MT 1.5 Trail Running Shoe Review

    I will admit it, sometimes I am a bit forgetful. Unfortunately, for me, it always seems to happen when I have an Ultra (Ultra Beast for those not up on the new Spartan Lingo) on the horizon. Last year, in Jersey, I decided to run with my goto shoe, the Inov-8 230. The day went on fine, but I started to realize my feet don't like to be crammed up in a shoe for extended periods of time. For the Sunday Beast run, I decided I would tackle the mountain in my Altra Superiors and I quickly remembered how much I loved the Altra trail shoe. I figured it was high time for me to get my foot into another pair of Altras for some late season races in preparation for the demon that awaited, Killington Ultra. With that in mind, I put myself, confidently, into a pair of Altra King MT 1.5's and...

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  • Inov-8 X-Talon 230, the next great Endurance shoe?

  • New OCR Preparedness Spreadsheet – Courtesy of OCRADDICT!

  • Salomon ADV SKIN 5 SET Review