Event News

Monkey Bars Wars: Rat Race Take Nuclear Races Monkey Bars World Record

The World’s biggest obstacle race Rat Race Dirty Weekend has officially announced that their 130m monkey bars are now the longest in the world!

Tough Mudder Launch Half Distance Event

With another successful UK season completed and Worlds Toughest Mudder just a few short weeks away Tough Mudder have decided to make some big announcements.

New UK OCR League Is Formed

This week the original OCR league for competitive racers has announced it will now become independent. Originally founded by Mudstacle it will later this year move to be independent and endorsed by OCRA, the regulatory body for UK Obstacle Racing. Pete…

8,000 Complete 20 miles At Rat Race Dirty Weekend

Another a year and the most punishing course yet, 8,000 adventurers complete the 20 miles of Dirty Weekend.

Swedish Toughest Announce UK Event in 2016

Today Swedish event organiser Toughest have announced they will launching a UK event in 2016.

Rat Race Launch 40 mile ‘Ultra’ Obstacle Course

Rat Race have announced they are allowing those brave enough to complete TWO laps of the Dirty Weekend course this May. That’s 400 obstacles!

In Pics: Spartan Race Beast Is The Best Yet

It was 12 miles of mud, hills, carrying and pure Beast mode action. Here are some of the best pics. Join us in the forum here to chat about it! [new_royalslider id=”5″]

Spartan Champion Jon Albon Plans World Champs Trip

Spartan World Champion, Jon Albon has this week confirmed his attendance to the first OCR World Championships.  UK born, but now residing in Norway, the Inov-8 OCR team champion will race against the best in the world including previous Spartan…

Tough Mudder Tests New Obstacles – Video Preview!

If you thought Tough Mudder had enough obstacles, think again! This video gives you a sneak peak of what’s in the obstacle lab over in the US. This year’s newest obstacle And one that might be coming our way soon…

UK OCR Championships Preview

This weekend, the country’s best racers will be pitted against each other with the aim of becoming UK Champion. It is only fitting that the UK championships are held by (arguably) the UK’s finest race organisers Dirty Dozen Events –…

Britain’s Jon Albon Crowned Spartan Race World Champion

The 25-year-old Briton from Essex battled against the top athletes on the planet over 12 miles of brutal hills, mud and water, rope climbs, barbed wire crawls, log carries, fire pits and much more last weekend to the Spartan crown….

Spartan Race to hold Inaugural European Championships

On his recent visit to the UK Joe de Sena was vocal about his intention to make the UK the “cornerstone” of Spartan’s world and Spartan’s desire to expand its empire on this side of the Atlantic was further demonstrated…

Run Spartan Race in Covent Garden For Free

As the Reebok Spartan Race UK series reaches its half-way mark, Covent Garden Piazza will be transformed into a giant free-to-use obstacle racing course throughout Wednesday 10th September, as the 2015 Reebok Spartan Race season schedule is exclusively announced. The…

The Weekend Mud Battle – Are you Nuts or a Spartan?

Over ten thousand muddy racers will hit the South East this weekend in an epic battle of obstacle racing. On both days Spartan Race and Nuts Challenge will deliver obstacles to the masses with copious amounts of mud, hills and…

The Most Innovative Obstacle Yet? Get Your Nuts Cracked…

Forget slides it’s all about darkness and climbing now. The brilliant Nuts Challenge (7km course with a crazy amount of obstacles) are launching this brand new obstacle at their event on the weekend of 30th August…. The Nutcracker, climb up,…

European 24 Hour Obstacle Race Launched

The Swedes are at it again with another event to follow their Sub Zero Obstacle Race.. 24h, 15 Obstacles, Four Teammates Only 100 teams Most Laps Wins June 2015 in Stockholm Registration opens September 2014 From the makers of the…

UK Death Race Open To The Public

Registration to the public is open to the UK’s version of the Spartan Race Death Race, a 48 hour gruelling obstacle race and unknown challenges. Initial registration saw a 50% sell out and now another 150 are available at £250….

Men’s Health Add Half Marathon Obstacle Race

Promised to be longer, harder and wetter Men’s Health Survival of the Fittest is launching in Nottingham on 11th October 2014 Survival Elite is a Half Marathon distance urban obstacle race unique to the Nottingham event with only 1000 spaces available. The event…

The World’s First Sub Zero Obstacle Race Launched

Snow is the new mud with the Swede’s creating an obstacle race that offers something completely different. Race organiser Toughest have created the first sub zero obstacle race set for April 2015. Set at Sweden’s iconic Icehotel, the five km…

World’s Toughest Mudder 2014 Set For Las Vegas

It’s normally seen as a playground for the rich and the famous or as a backdrop for Hollywood blockbusters, but in November Las Vegas will be welcoming the toughest of the tough to compete for a huge $60,000 prize fund….