Wild Warrior to conduct India’s First Official National Championship for Obstacle Course Racing

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Wild Warrior to conduct India’s First Official National Championship for Obstacle Course Racing

When: Sunday, March 20th, 2022

Where: The Farm, Semmancheri, Old Mahabalipuram (OMR)

Time : 2 PM Onwards

About the OCR (Obstacle Course Racing) National Championships (March 19-20)

Wild Warrior’s Obstacle Course Race is back in Chennai for its 5th annual edition, this time as the official National Championships being held under the aegis of the Indian Federation of Adventure Sports and Racing (IFASR) and the World Obstacle Federation (Fédération Internationale de Sports d’Obstacles). The races are being conducted at the Farm on Old Mahabalipuram Road (OMR) on March 20th, 2022.

An exhilarating race weekend has been lined up with a tune-up endurance race (“Wildebeest” – 12km + 100 obstacles) on Saturday, March 19th before the main National Championship Race. The Nationals consist of a 3km + 25 obstacle course (“Contender”) which will see Chennai become the first city to host India’s Obstacle Course Racing National Championships. A non-competitive (“Tribe”) courses is of the same distance with less advanced obstacles is also available for fitness enthusiasts and weekend warriors to try out. In addition to this, a carnival is being hosted with fitness-based entertainment, music and food stalls. More information and the registration page are available here.

 Top contenders for the National Championship are coming in from Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, New Delhi, Uttarakhand, Manipur, Telangana, Kerala, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu. The Police, Fire and Air Force are also sending teams to participate in the National Championship Race.

Obstacle Course Racing is one of the world’s fastest growing mass participation sports and involves participants running across a fixed distance (3km for the national championship) and overcoming obstacles that involve crawling, climbing, jumping, balancing, carrying, pulling, pushing, swinging and hanging among others. It is considered the truest test of fitness as athletes are tested on their endurance, speed, agility, flexibility, power and strength!

About Wild Warrior Race

Wild Warrior is India’s leading adventure & obstacle racing brand and has conducted over 40 races over the last 4 years across 3 countries. Wild Warrior was founded in late-2017 by former tennis player Somdev Devvarman, obstacle racer and fitness coach Vikram Aditya Menon, events management expert Arun Karthik and serial adventurer Varun Gunaseelan.

About Wild Warrior 2022 Season

Wild Warrior has a thrilling line up of obstacle course races and adventure races lined up for the 2022 season with 7 major races. The 2022 season includes obstacle course races in Chennai, Kodaikanal, Hyderabad & Goa as well as two adventure races in Uttarakhand.

 

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