girls_orange2

A season of obstacle running for free?

So you’ve caught the bug, you are now addicted to obstacle running and you can’t get enough of it. Climbing up cargo nets, crawling through muddy tunnels, wading through ice cold streams, bruising your shins and cutting your knees all in a mornings
work and you want to do another one the following month! Hell why not!

Obstacle running has taken the country by storm and with so many events across the UK it’s hard to know which to choose. Is it as simple as the closest event to your home town, the amount of obstacles throughout the run, the overall running distance, have your mates dragged you along when really the best option is to run as many as you can physically handle.

I know I would love to run in an obstacle event at least once a month but to put it plainly I just wouldn’t be able to afford it. The average cost of obstacle running is around £60 a race, ad your petrol, new trainers and parking tickets and the day soon ads up. Yes I think that these events are worth every penny but to compete in a whole season of runs just wouldn’t be possible especially in the popular months when there are nearly 10 events to choose from.

I would welcome the challenge and knowing just how much these events boost my training for me it’s important to have at least 4 booked in throughout the year.

Now you may wonder where this post is heading, the title said something about “obstacle running for free” did I read that properly (I wrote it). Last season I managed to run 4 events and 3 of those events where totally free of charge and 1 was heavily discounted and I would like to tell you how you can do the same.

It’s simple, it’s fun, you meet lots of new people interested in the sport but the best thing is you save money and who doesn’t like to save money.

Nearly ALL obstacle and mud running events offer you the chance to run for free if you dedicate your time and volunteer as a marshal and trust me marshalling these events is a lot of fun. When you’re on the other side of the fence and having experienced taking part in these types of events you become part of the team but the best part is helping those runners who are just on the edge of giving up. I know what it feels like to run across the finish line, collect my medal having attempted all of the obstacles and I want everyone else to experience the same feeling of fulfilment.

I plan my season ahead, so for example I was a marshal at the last Warrior Run in October and their way of saying thank you is by giving me free entry to the next event. So my obstacle running diary looks something like this

Jan – Race / free or heavily discounted
Feb – Marshal
Mar – Race / free or heavily discounted (Warrior Run Brighton – thanks guys can’t wait)
Apr – Race / free or heavily discounted
May – Marshal
Jun – Marshal and Race / free or heavily discounted

You get the drift!

So you love obstacle running, in fact you are addicted to it you’ve even subscribed to the latest addition in obstacle racing, OCR Magazine and you want to run more and more and more until you just can’t take any more bruises.

Volunteer, have a top day and reap the rewards. You won’t regret it!

Share
This

349 Comments

  1. Pingback: Cialis use
  2. Pingback: viagra price
  3. Pingback: albuterol inhaler
  4. Pingback: buy ciprofloxacin
  5. Pingback: uk viagra for sale
  6. Pingback: cialis for sale
  7. Pingback: buy viagra
  8. Pingback: buy tylenol
  9. Pingback: cheap viagra
  10. Pingback: viagra generic
  11. Pingback: mens ed pills
  12. Pingback: rx pharmacy
  13. Pingback: cialis mastercard
  14. Pingback: levitra online
  15. Pingback: vardenafil pills
  16. Pingback: order levitra
  17. Pingback: what is sildenafil
  18. Pingback: pay day loans
  19. Pingback: cash payday
  20. Pingback: viagra for sale
  21. Pingback: cialis internet
  22. Pingback: cialis internet
  23. Pingback: phillipp henley
  24. Pingback: viagra online usa
  25. Pingback: real casino
  26. Pingback: free casino games
  27. Pingback: viagra canada
  28. Pingback: buy viagra now
  29. Pingback: viagra generic
  30. Pingback: viagra prices
  31. Pingback: ed pills online
  32. Pingback: levitra
  33. Pingback: otc viagra
  34. Pingback: viagra canada
  35. Pingback: online casino usa
  36. Pingback: http://droga5.net/
  37. Pingback: cialistodo.com
  38. Pingback: buy cheap viagra
  39. Pingback: buy sildenafil
  40. Pingback: Viagra 150mg otc
  41. Pingback: buy viagra
  42. Pingback: sildenafil pills
  43. Pingback: Viagra 100 mg cost
  44. Pingback: ciali online
  45. Pingback: Cialis 10 mg otc
  46. Pingback: cialis generic
  47. Pingback: buy viagra generic
  48. Pingback: viagra
  49. Pingback: generic drugs
  50. Pingback: viagra generic
  51. Pingback: viagra with no rx
  52. Pingback: cialis
  53. Pingback: cialis
  54. Pingback: ceftin 500 mg otc
  55. Pingback: celexa tablet
  56. Pingback: soma therapy ed
  57. Pingback: cipro usa
  58. Pingback: real online casino
  59. Pingback: casinos
  60. Pingback: best casino online
  61. Pingback: casino online
  62. Pingback: cure car insurance
  63. Pingback: medications list
  64. Pingback: quick loans pa
  65. Pingback: cialisorgcom
  66. Pingback: cbd oil for pain
  67. Pingback: cbd oil effects
  68. Pingback: cash advance
  69. Pingback: buy levitra in usa
  70. Pingback: viagra pills 50 mg
  71. Pingback: paper writer
  72. Pingback: buy college essays
  73. Pingback: viagra brand
  74. Pingback: cheap essays
  75. Pingback: cleocin for sale
  76. Pingback: clomid cheap
  77. Pingback: colchicine uk
  78. Pingback: cheapest combivent
  79. Pingback: cialis lethargy
  80. Pingback: cialis online
  81. Pingback: cozaar 100mg uk
  82. Pingback: custom law essay
  83. Pingback: crestor prices
  84. Pingback: essay help toronto
  85. Pingback: cialis ordering
  86. Pingback: thesis assistance
  87. Pingback: buy depakote 500mg
  88. Pingback: Sample viagra
  89. Pingback: diamox cheap
  90. Pingback: cheap viagra
  91. Pingback: cure ed
  92. Pingback: flomax purchase
  93. Pingback: ed in men
  94. Pingback: hyzaar nz
  95. Pingback: imdur 20mg tablets
  96. Pingback: cialis prices
  97. Pingback: imitrex usa
  98. Pingback: generic for cialis
  99. Pingback: cialis generic buy
  100. Pingback: cheapest imodium
  101. Pingback: this hyperlink
  102. Pingback: viagra online
  103. Pingback: imuran 50 mg cheap
  104. Pingback: how to get viagra
  105. Pingback: indocin coupon
  106. Pingback: lopid 300mg otc
  107. Pingback: luvox coupon
  108. Pingback: macrobid tablets
  109. Pingback: ed meds rx
  110. Pingback: order Plaquenil
  111. Pingback: order mobic
  112. Pingback: phenergan online
  113. Pingback: plaquenil pills
  114. Pingback: prevacid for sale
  115. Pingback: prilosec tablets
  116. Pingback: proscar 5mg usa
  117. Pingback: provigil 100mg nz
  118. Pingback: risperdal pharmacy
  119. Pingback: singulair pharmacy
  120. Pingback: skelaxin 400mg uk
  121. Pingback: tenormin online
  122. Pingback: cheapest verapamil
  123. Pingback: content
  124. Pingback: zocor prices
  125. Pingback: zovirax australia
  126. Pingback: buy zyloprim
  127. Pingback: cheapest zyvox
  128. Pingback: impotence pills
  129. Pingback: aripiprazole otc
  130. Pingback: donepezil canada
  131. Pingback: viagra
  132. Pingback: clonidine price