Other Captivating Reports [OCR] – July 2013 edition


In Other Captivating Reports [OCR], you will find a round-up of recent news in the world of obstacle racing, as well as health and fitness. Peruse over coffee, but don’t forget to come back when you are done being captivated.

  • Dozens of runners catch a contagious virus at Tough Mudder in Michigan. So I wonder… Will running earlier in the day minimize your exposure to others’ germs? Read more.
  • Women’s Wimbledon Champion Marion Bartoli is deemed “too fat”. What the…? People, she is a tennis player. She is concerned with her performance, which is clearly stellar, not whether her curves are particularly appealing to your eyes. Sheesh…
  • If you’ve seen my recent article on the top 10 extreme races to attempt, you are already familiar with the Barkley marathons. Did you know their motto was “Meaningless Suffering Without A Point”?. Learn more about “An Ultramarathon You Can’t Finish” in this recent article.

What’s been captivating you lately? Share in the comments section.

Signing off,

Posted July 27, 2013



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