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Obstacle Race Addiction: The Rising Need for Pre-planning and Biomarkers

The Obstacle Race is growing in popularity. This is a guest blog post submitted by Joe DiStefano.

Obstacle Course Racing, or OCR, is the newest endurance sport to capture the interest of an international mass market. This year, nearly a million people from around the globe will compete in a Spartan Race, one of the largest organizations that host these physically demanding running events. The events require participants to not only race across grueling and unpredictable terrain but also climb, crawl, leap, swim, and traverse their way over and past the course’s many obstacles.

Obstacle Race addiction

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The course distances range from 5k to a full marathon. For the average person, Continue reading

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