He has a beard. He builds all the OCR things.

His name is Aaron. His beloved wife Dana and he ran their first OCR, a Spartan Sprint, in 2016. That was it...they were hooked. The shenanigans got real after that, as they went and spent entirely too much money doing races and traveling around the country to play in the mud and climb things. They also realized how hard it was to get better at obstacles if they did not have ways to practice regularly. As the handy guy at the house, Aaron began to put his skills to work. Nooooo, not fixing the toilet or doing lame things off the honey-do list, but building obstacles. 8 foot walls. 6 foot walls. Traverse walls. Rope climbs. Spears. Monkey bars. Eventually he moved on to more epic things, like Olympus and Twister, even building an entire rig for the house that they ended up tearing down and taking to a local OCR. Everyone was always talking about coming by the house and visiting so that they could play on their adult-approved playground. Out of that, Race Ready Obstacles LLC was born. They know you need to practice to get good, and what better way than to have your own gear to make that happen? Got ideas for something you want? They want to hear them. Check out what they offer below, and follow them on Instagram and Facebook to see what Aaron is coming up with next! Race Ready Obstacles is a Veteran owned business located in the Northern Illinois/ Southern Wisconsin area and everything they make is built right here in the USA!

OCR goodness, designed and built by OCR junkies.

"BE READY ON RACE DAY!"  For more information click on the Race Ready Obstacles logo on this page!


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