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About the Author

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Rich Borgatti Lives in Massachusetts with his wife, two boys and Dog Torch.
He owns and operates his gym Mountain Strength Fitness in Winchester, Massachusetts.

Rich is an early adopter of CrossFit and Obstacle Course Racing. He has been referred to as "One of the first OCR coaches in the world". He can often be found running in the Middlesex Fells Reservation near his gym. Early on Rich combined his knowledge of Cross-Country Running, CrossFit, MovNat, Free Running and Track and Field to form the basis of his Obstacle Course Race Training programs. Some of the first workshops and seminars ever offered on the subject. He has gone on to earn multiple certifications in the world of endurance, strength and conditioning and Obstacle Course Racing.

Rich has been interviewed for podcasts, by Men's Health Magazine and in the CrossFit Journal on training athletes for OCRs. He has worked with hundreds of OCR athletes over the past decade in his gym, at seminars and through leading Spartan World Tour fitness events. In 2019 he was named one of the top 10 OCR coaches in America by Spartan Races. His interview was published in the first ever Spartan Magazine in December 2020. He has worked with brand new racers to elite podium winning athletes.