GAUTENG, 31 JANUARY 2019 – South Africa’s largest obstacle course racing (OCR) series, Toyota WARRIOR, powered by Reebok, is returning to Soweto for a flat and fast urban obstacle race, the first race of the 2019 season, at the Expo Centre NASREC, on 02 February 2019.
There are three entry categories: Rookie, Commando, and Black Ops. Each of these 3 categories has an elite category. The elite category is competitive and can win prize money and awards. The non-elite category is non-competitive, and entrants can have fun and compete against themselves or friends.
The Toyota WARRIOR races are perfect for individuals wanting to challenge themselves, athletes getting fit, sport team building, corporate team building, or for families wanting an activity all can partake in and support one another. Toyota WARRIOR is well-known locally and internationally for its organisation and world-class obstacles.
- The Rookie is 5km, 15-obstacle Rookie, the shortest and easiest race and a greater starter.
- The Commando is 9km, 22-obstacle course, a good test of your physical and mental ability.
- The Black Ops is 12km, 30-obstacle, the ultimate test of endurance, speed, strength and agility.
Hoping to make their mark in the men’s elite season-opener are 2018 WARRIOR Series Winner and Top-10 finisher at the 2018 OCR World Championships, Thomas van Tonder (Warrior Brand Ambassador), 2017 WARRIOR Series winner, Claude Eksteen (Supa Mama), Greg Avierinos (KeyHealth Team Nevarest), Bradley Claase (BattleRush) and Trevor Lagerwey.
The top female contenders for the 2019 series are 2018 OCR South Africa Women’s Elite Champion and 2018 WARRIOR Series winner, Trish Eksteen (Supa Mama), 2018 WARRIOR Series runner-up, Nedene Cahill (Supa Mama), Carla van Huyssteen (KeyHealth Team Nevarest) and bronze medallist at the OCR SA Championships, Dominique D’Oliveira.
If you prefer high-speed action, individually or as a team, the ever-popular Reebok Sprint Race is a short, fast and intensive course. The 400m course places more emphasis on speed, technique, and efficiency of movement.
Throughout the 2018 series, this race was dominated by SA OCR Individual Sprint Champions, Dominique D’Oliveira and Trevor Lagerwey.
A safe, well-designed 1km, 8-obstacle course will be provided for young children, as well as a supervised WARRIOR Kids Zone.
#BeMore and start with the first race of the season to set your personal growth and intentions.
Don’t miss out on the first Toyota WARRIOR, powered by Reebok, in 2019! visit www.warrior.co.za to enter.