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Meet Elysa

“Stand up for yourself and be true to who you are, even if it’s a struggle.” Elysa’s Journey After overcoming hurt caused by bullying, she has found confidence in herself and her strength – both internal and physical. To Elysa,

Meet Mud Floppers

“The world can hand you your accomplishments – or you can fight for them yourself, knowing in the end you earned them.” Meet Mud Floppers This team of 13 conquered The Battlegrounds together for this first time this past May.

OCRWC Review

They Battled. They Conquered. Our Battle Corps team took to Ontario, Canada last weekend for the OCR World Championship! Six team members, six different perspectives of this international event. Read about their experiences below! Jason’s Experience What moment was the

Meet Hot Toddies

“Never be scared of goals you want to accomplish – especially if you have people who would be willing to help you accomplish them.” Meet Hot Toddies This costume-loving team is proof that life is better when battled together! They

Good Luck At The OCRWC

GOOD LUCK TO ALL WHO QUALIFIED FOR THE OCRWC! Special shout out to Adrian Bijanada, Rachelanne Gladden, Brad Kola, Brett Stewart and the staffs of the OCRWC and – as well as The Battle Corps and all the athletes

Meet Shawn

“In life we have two options: Coast by and just go through the motions, or take risks and fight your way to the top. Do the things that seem hard or scare the crap outta you, and enjoy the reward

Meet Joshua

“Nothing is more valuable in life than something you had to ‘battle’ to obtain.” Joshua is on a journey – using obstacle racing as a tool to overcome personal battles. What 3 words would your friends use to describe you?

Meet Kayla’s Muddy Angels

“Life is short, so battle for the people and things that make you happy while you have the chance.” A Team Brought Together By Tragedy After the loss of Kayla Haarmann, Kayla’s Muddy Angels was formed to celebrate her life

Meet Rob

“We all suffer setbacks and challenges, what defines you is how you react to those challenges. Do you battle or let it defeat you? I battle.” Meet Rob: Father & Battle Corps Member After the loss of his wife and

Meet Don

“OCR gave me a new life. One in which I am fearless, determined, and ready for anything that comes my way.” After a history of being told he would never run again, Don walked into CrossFit Edwardsville and told the

Meet Amanda & Katrina

A dynamic duo and unbelievable support team, Amanda and Katrina conquered The Battlegrounds together in May 2016. Both women are on a journey of self-betterment and motivate others to do the same through an annual Biggest Loser contest at their

Meet Joshua

In January 2016 Joshua was restricted to a wheelchair due to a chronic condition. In June 2016 he conquered The Battlegrounds course at the 1st Phorm and Supplement Superstores national friends and family Summer Smash event. What inspires us most