Swiftwick Athlete Max King published an excellent article in Competitor in 2015 about the fun runners can have doing an obstacle course race.
Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy running on roads, trails and the track, but there’s nothing quite like the thrill of fast-paced racing on undulating terrain full of obstacles—no matter if they’re natural or man-made.
Another strong point he makes:
One of the best parts about obstacle racing is that it brings together two athletic communities that—without these types of races that mix endurance with the need for power, agility, and quickness—would be worlds apart.
Need more convincing? Read more HERE.