What's Your Obstacle Course Race Type?

Take a look at the various obstacle course races to see which fits you best.

What's Your Race Type?

Looking to take on an obstacle course race of your own? While most OCRs present a combination of running and obstacles, the degree of difficulty (and level of craziness) can vary greatly. Take a look at some of the bigger race series, and what you can expect after the starting line.

Supersize it

Spartan Races come in three sizes: They range from the Sprint (3 miles/20-plus obstacles) to the Super (8 miles/25-plus obstacles) to the Beast (12 miles/30-plus obstacles). For any obstacle that you fail to complete, you have a burpee penalty. (spartan.com)

Don’t expect to leave clean

The 10- to 12-mile Tough Mudder is all about getting down and dirty. The “cage crawl" obstacle, for example, tests both physical and mental strength: Competitors lie on their backs and pull themselves through a long water trench—while under 60 feet of steel fencing. Teamwork is a must to get through the obstacles and across the finish line. (toughmudder.com)

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