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12095117_10153168808932196_2174508129376766706_oOCR World Championships 2015 is in the books, the results are being sorted, banners stored, the course is all loaded onto a truck ready for next year. It is time for me to personally reflect on the experience.

Last year, OCR World Championships was an incredible event, a small number of racers from around the world gathered to run this new concept. This year those numbers tripled and on a personal note I got to be more involved on the back end.

Last year the theme was meeting people, this year the theme was about cementing those relationships as well as working with others from around the world. My official duties for the weekend were to Mud Run Guide. Check out all the coverage, live shows, and more we did over the week and weekend on the MRG OCR World Championships Page.  This past weekend marked my one year anniversary working for the website. So instead of a long drawn out sappy post here is my OCRWC by the numbers…

 

 

12088297_881740113730_7434045817262655834_n10,000+ mg of Vitamin C Consumed

1600+ Athletes

700+ Photos Taken

100+ Hugs Given

50+ Barricades Moved

30+ Miles Run in Wellies

26 Countries Represented

15 Monster Energy Drinks Consumed

12 People in a Cottage

10+ Race Directors Working Together

8 Days at Kings Domain

7 Nights in a Bunk Bed

6+ OCR Media Represented

12141180_438338469705754_8131353728820834651_o5 Hours of sleep averaged a night

4 Live shows on Periscope and You Tube

3 Layers Worn All Weekend to Stay Warm

2 Dinners at Bob Evans

1 Post OCRWC Beer Mile

0 Obstacles Attempted 

 

 

Look for a more formal overview of the week, weekend and race over on Mud Run Guide tomorrow. For now, I sit at home reflecting on the blur that was 2015 OCR World Championships and prepping to write up a formal recap. Thanks to everyone who made the event so wonderful!

Margaret Schlachter

About Margaret Schlachter

Margaret Schlachter is Founder of DirtinYourSkirt.com. She has been part of the OCR Community since 2010. When not working on the next article she can be found running from race-to-race. She is Editor-in-Chief of MudRunGuide.com. She authored the book Obstacle Race Training.
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