The group that runs the modern pentathlon voted to include obstacle course racing as part of their laser run event, which might happen as soon as the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
With the first UIPM World Cup in Los Angeles, California February 22-26, 2017 the obstacle racing world will not have to wait long to see exactly what this new event will look like. Until then it appears the OCR industry is one step closer to having their foot on the doorstep of the Olympics, possibly as soon as 2020.
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