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2017 Inaugural Fallen Heroes Memorial Ultra Beast, Glen Rose, Texas

What initially started as an idea from listening to the OCR community, turned into OCR research. That research led to conversations with Joe DeSena and team. Almost 2 years later, those conversations turned into the new Ultra Beasts of 2017. The location that was the genesis of these new races was Rough Creek Lodge in Glen Rose, Texas. On October 28th, the Ultra Beast arrived in Texas with the weather flare we have all become accustomed to. 

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Marena Athlete Spotlight- Christopher Reese AKA Stormfury

I had the distinct pleasure of spending some time with Christopher Reese. We were both in Killington, Vermont as I went for my third Ultra Beast this past September. He is someone I have long been familiar with. He was on Broken Skull Challenge and our first OCRAddict submission as we began the adventure that is OCRAddict.com. Over 2 years have gone by and this was the first time I had a chance to really talk to the man behind those glimpses.

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  • Savage Race & the Racer Experience

    There is one race series I look forward to every year, Savage Race. For me, Savage Race usually provides me with the best race experience of the year. Last year, I was lucky enough to participate in both Albrightsville and the Maryland races, but this year, I had only the PA race on my calendar. I can comfortably say, and defend my position if necessary, that Savage Race puts the racer's experience above the bottom line, making it a must run race. While everything isn't always peaches and cream when it comes to putting on and running an event like the ones we all love to run, there are times when your customer services skills hat must be worn. Some wear it proudly, some don't even let you know that they have one. This year, in this race, I got to see first hand what Savage is made of.

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