Intrepid athlete launches Obstacle Race Magazine

Pictured is a Reebok Spartan Race obstacle course.

Pictured is a Reebok Spartan Race obstacle course.

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A super-fit entrepreneur from Bolsover has turned his passion for obstacle course racing into a business opportunity with the launch of a new magazine.

Carl Wibberley, 30, took up the new craze of obstacle course racing two years ago, but soon noticed that the growing OCR community was not being serviced very well in the media so he set up his own Obstacle Race Magazine.

Bolsover journalist Carl Wibberley at the launch of his new magazine Obstacle Race Magazine.
Bolsover journalist Carl Wibberley at the launch of his new magazine Obstacle Race Magazine.

He said: “What started off as a hobby quickly turned into an obsession for me. I asked a few friends who’d been running the events whether they had seen anything for obstacle course racing, and apart from the odd column here or there in the running magazines, there was nothing to feed our addiction.

 

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