A look at how some obstacle course companies try to work together with other companies, while others seem content to go at it alone. This article was inspired by a recent Spartan Race rule change regarding what competitors must wear on the podium.
Obstacle racing in general, and Spartan Race in particular, seem to attract a particular type of rebel. Yet, it is exactly this type of rebel who does not do well with being told what to wear and when. Limiting the racers’ freedom is the wrong move. It’s a move away from culture. The very culture that started it all.