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Mud Run Guide's Ultimate OCR Bucket List

Whether you have been involved in Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) since 2010 or just found the sport this year, you are going to love Mud Run Guide's Ultimate OCR Bucket List.  The book has over 100+ races and formats with over 130 pictures of things you need to add to your list.  Although focused mostly in the USA, it does cover several race series across the world.  The book was written with contributions from over a dozen authors and photographers making it a truly #OCRUnited type project. 

Inside you’ll find chapters broken into topics based off your interest and goals including:


Swagtastic!- races with next level swag and medals


Persistence Pays Off- awards you can get for completing multiple races in a specific brand or across brands in a single year


History Buff- head back to OCRs original races and the hometowns of these major brands for a unique experience


Destination Races- pack your swimsuit and beach towel for these exciting race-cations


Reality Show- explanations of TV shows with an OCR theme


Challenge Yourself- can you finish these courses with 100% obstacle completion?  Only the best will be able to finish every race listed in this chapter.


All Nighters- if you love Ultra-OCR, these descriptions of 12 and 24 hour overnight races is for you  

OCR Plus- for those that love OCR but want more challenges including mixing in workout stations, CrossFit and even an OCR based triathlon 


Permanent- popular fixed site OCR courses all across the USA


Local Races- my personal favorite chapter, all the great OCR brands that hold one or two events a year showcasing truly what makes this sport unique


International Traveler-options for those looking to head to new countries and travel to places like Europe, Africa and the Middle East


For the Party- if post-race beer is more important than your finishing time then you might want to start in this chapter


Laugh It Up- funny ideas to mix up your racing 


Assessment and Selection Events- unconventional fitness for those looking to push limits through challenges like the Death Race, Agoge, TPK, SISU and GoRuck Selection


If You Can Win It All- some of the most unique and memorable OCR podium prizes


Championship Races- no OCR book would be complete without highlighting our championships.  The chapter covers each including some that are now defunct and what makes them unique.