If you’re looking for the best gloves for a spartan race or OCR then you’ve come to the right place! I’ve run a lot of races in cold, wet, and muddy weather. Some races in all three. Including the legendary 2018 Wolds Toughest Mudder in Atlanta that featured a week straight of monsoon rains and sub freezing temperatures at night.
In an effort to find the best gloves for races like these I did a lot of research. Read through a lot of different options from different race forums and groups. People talked about using everything from wide receiver gloves to neoprene diving gloves, and everything in between. So I tried them all. I put them to the test at some of the toughest races in an effort to end the debate and find the best OCR and Spartan Race gloves!
So which was the right choice? You might be surprised!
The Best Gloves for a Spartan Race and OCR
After all was said and done there was one clear winner.
The Grease Monkey Gorilla Grip work cloves were firs recommended to me in a post from Spartan Ultra World Champion Josh Fiore. He loved the gloves and swore they may even grip better when wet. Josh originally received the tip to use these gloves from WTM races who swear by them and passed on the tip. And believe me when I say they work!
Spartan Race Glove Benefits:
Function – They are light, easy to get on and off, offer great grip and work when wet!
Affordable – They are cheap! Less than $5 a pair makes them an affordable choice that you can toss after the race. You can buy multi packs and they are perfect for changing out every few laps for longer races.
Size Options – They come in four sizes (small, medium, and large) and you can head to Home Depot to try them on if you would like.
Availability – Perfect for last minute planners. Theses gloves are available through Amazon Prime, at every Home Depot, and most Lows nations wide. You can get them, test them, and return them in a few hours!