Anyone into OCR? (Or other endurance running)

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GSRCRXsi

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There's something to be said for the level of organization of an event... every video I've watched looks like it's setup in someone's backyard.

That and I have no desire to eat a whole pack of peeps and chug a 2L bottle of soda. It makes the whole thing more of a joke/gimmick. Take those out and have it just be obstacles/running/shooting and I'd be more than happy to give it a shot. Otherwise I can't take it seriously.
 

awptickes

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Technically, it's just someone's property, not back yard since it's all hunting property/lodges/etc.


If you're scared, just say so.
 

reckedracing

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That and I have no desire to eat a whole pack of peeps and chug a 2L bottle of soda
everyone's a winner with diabeetus
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reckedracing

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I finally got to 1 mile. 3.6 and 4 mph intervals with 2 minutes at 5.0mph at the end.
186 is my max heart rate.

There is a 14 year old kid/hockey player that managed 1.3 last week. Skinny and lanky, but he crushed it.

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GSRCRXsi

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Don't worry about it. Kids have retard strength and endurance haha. And skinny and lankey is probably good for it, less weight for him to have to push forward.

I haven't done this test in a while. I've actually been slacking working out in general as I've been pretty busy with life. Only getting in 1,2 maybe 3 workouts a week.

But for the next 4-6 months I'll be doing aerobic base building. Lots of time on the treadmill trying to keep my HR low-ish. Slower steady boring miles to increase my aerobic capacity and cardio efficiency.
 

GSRCRXsi

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A little update since all my races are finished this season. I finished up with a couple shorter races. I've been slacking in my workouts, but getting back into the swing of it finally.

BSS 10k - October 2nd
6.2 mile trail race with a good amount of hills
Time: 51:49
finished 10th place over all (out of ~160), and 3rd in my age group

Across the Bay 10k - November 6th
6.2 mile road race up and over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge (the bridge part is about 4 miles long, max height 185ft midway)
Time: 42:42
def a 10k personal best for me. personal best 5k split to @ 21:13. I never run on roads so I didn't know what to expect, but I feel i crushed this race.
finished 110th place overall (out of 21,000) and 18th in the M30-34 age group

Turtle Trek 5k - November 12th
3.1 mile relatively flat trail race
Time: 21:15
wanted to do sub 21 here, but I felt really off this day. couldnt get into the groove. and it was really cold.
finished 2nd place over all (very small race, not a lot of competition. only like 50 people)
 
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