Obstacle Sports/ Obstacle Course Racing is a sport in which a competitor, traveling on foot, must overcome various physical challenges that are in the form of obstacles.
Obstacles include, but are not limited to, climbing ropes and over walls, carrying heavy objects, traversing bodies of water, crawling under barbed wire, and jumping through fire.
It includes obstacle runs and races, functional fitness competitions and adventure racing, mud runs, hybrid races, challenges, themed runs and extreme endurance events, among others.
Obstacle Sports and Obstacle Course Racing should be athletic and skill-based, and includes a minimum number and type of obstacles which test endurance, strength, speed and dexterity. Obstacles that are fear or daredevil in nature are not a part of the Obstacle Sports and Obstacle Course Racing.