Obstacle Course Race 

April 17th 2018
By: Melanie Hollidge
Obstacle Course Race 

There was a time when the obstacle course race was for kids, not anymore. Not far from Chigwell. Loughton and Woodford you can find Nuclear Races Wild Forest Obstacle Activity Centre. On Saturdays and Sundays Obstacle Induction takes place at 9.30am at Parsonage Farm, Ongar Road, Kelvedon Hatch, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 0LA. It cost £19.99 for adults and £14.99 for children and for details you can ring Sam Alexander on 07970 739037. 

Whether you're adult or a child, new to Obstacle racing or a seasoned obstacle course runner, looking to improve, looking for an obstacle activity day for friends or family, wanting to develop some serious OCR skills or just want to get fit, this is where you can train and have fun. An experienced team of personal trainers are there to guide you through, over and around a huge variety of obstacles whilst opening up your sense to the wild trails of the Essex countryside. 

All year round Wild Forest run courses and events in Essex for anyone from the age of six upwards. Classes for individuals or groups can be booked at a time to suit you or you can even join one of their regular groups. There really is something for everyone. The Saturday 10:30-11: 30 am OCR Class starts with a lap of the trail run, then it focuses on 4 to 5 obstacles that are causing anyone in the class problems.   On Tuesdays 9:30 - 10:30 am and Wednesdays 6:30 - 7:30 pm there are Women Only Class specifically designed to build strength, especially upper body so you can complete the monkey bars and be race ready.  

Not to be missed on the last Sunday of the month at 10 am there is the OCR TT. Everyone knows about Parkrun and Wild Forest presents the OCR Time Trials This is an opportunity to challenge yourself and/or your OCR mates for a place on the Legends Leadership Board. So many opportunities for outdoor fun close to Chigwell, Loughton or Woodford. Available in Chigwell.