Welcome to Episode 50 of the Obstacle Order, your source for all things OCR.
In this Episode Philip and Elijah sit down for a long overdue catch up episode.
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This one is a handful! This episode covers a wide range of topics including:
Filling the Gaps in your training: addressing your weaknesses as a pure runner or strength focuses athlete in OCR
Pure Runners vs OCR athlete: why a fast 5k time doesn’t always add up to a good OCR performance
Elijah as a competitive Tetris Player: for more on that, check out this great video on BuzzFeed
How to establish priorities in training and in life: why working on your favorite stuff generally will not lead to success on the course
The 2015 workout:
The F.U.C.1K: Phil dominates the extreme grade in Auburn CA and makes a few friends along the way. Check out the race series here at singletrackrunning.com
Elijah Battling injury: how he used alternative approaches to a fast recovery from plantar faciaitus .
Finally Elijah and Philip’s plans for the upcoming OCR season.