Spartan Race acquires the OCR World Championships. Just a few days after the first Fiso OCRWC. What will happen now that Spartan buys OCRWC?
Spartan buys OCRWC
Spartan Race, the obstacle course racing (OCR) organization, acquired the Obstacle Course Racing World Championships (OCRWC) ahead of the October event scheduled for October 5-9 at Mammoth Mountain in Mammoth, CA. Organizers expect to attract over 3,000 athletes from 60 nations.
As part of the acquisition, Adrian Bijanada, founder and community chair of the OCRWC, will continue in the role.
“OCRWC has always been about the athletes and the OCR community,” said Bijanada. “We have spent the last ten years working towards building a brand and event that honors every athlete, competitor, and supporter. Our partnership with Spartan Race will allow us to expand our reach and continue our mission of celebrating the athletes and the sport we love.”
“Adrian Bijanada and the OCRWC team have created a unique experience for athletes and built an incredible platform for obstacle course racing, and we are thrilled to be a part of it,” said Joe De Sena, CEO of the Spartan Race. “This partnership not only enhances the OCR community and elevates the sport but also emphasizes our dedication to providing athletes with unparalleled experiences and changing lives.”
Spartan operates 250 events across more than 40 countries.SGB Media