Obstacle course racing could be one step closer to the Olympics.
The UIPM, the international governing body for the sport of Modern Pentathlon, announced last week that it will adapt elements of obstacle course racing into its mixed relay event, which has the potential to appear in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Mud Run Guide reports,
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.