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Spartan Race – Virginia Super

October 22nd, 2018|1 Comment

The 2018 Virginia Spartan Super kicked off on a damp and chilly morning. Recent storms had brought in a powerful cold front and substantial rain. Many Spartans were bundled up in coats, hats an gloves leading up to the start of their waves. While it did warm up as the day progressed, daytime temperatures only hovered in the mid-50s. The overcast skies and the cool, damp air was a textbook Fall Virginia morning.

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Admiring OCR Greatness: Mariane Lirio

Earlier this year, I had what felt like a chance in a lifetime to interview Mariane Lirio. Me reaching out had a lot to do with how impressed I was with Mariane Lirio in the OCR circuit. Do any of you know of a Mariane Lirio? Or, better question, how many of us sleep on the prowess most women have in the OCR industry?

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Community Members of the Week: October 12 – 18, 2018

This week on community members of the week we highlight two athletes who were both having some fun out on the course.

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Race Recap Spartan Beast Chicago

Every Spartan Race starts the same way as you step the starting line.  Before pumping you up with music and motivational speeches, you will hear the emcee give a run through of what lies ahead for those that have dared to take on the challenge. 

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What I Learned From My DNF

When Spartan announced a few days before this year's World Championship race in Lake Tahoe, that the course would be shortened by about four miles, I secretly let out a sigh of relief. However, I wasn't ready to experience a DNF and the stages of grief after not finishing a race.

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Training Tuesday: Tough Mudder's 10 Minute Six Pack Abs

October 16th, 2018|0 Comments

This week on Training Tuesday we look to the folks over at Tough Mudder for some inspiration. This at-home workout video with Meagan Martin features a 10 min six pack abs workout that will help you get in shape and train for in Tough Mudder 2019.

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Tougher Mudder Dallas – Race Recap

Mud with a side of mud is really the only way to describe the recent Tough Mudder outside Dallas, Texas. Charles Miller breaks down his Tougher Mudder experience.

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“New” for 2019, Tough Mudder Announces “Tough Mudder Classic”

Tough Mudder Classic is a return to our badass roots. In 2019 we’ll be testing your strength and mental grit over an 8-10 mile course featuring 25 obstacles -- more per mile than ever before -- including 10 new or updated 2019 obstacles.

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Gear Review: Montem Sneaky Snuggler Puffy Blanket

I recently picked up the Montem Sneaky Snuggler Puffy Blanket. While the name sounds like it should be some sort of children’s toy, the usefulness of it reaches all ages.  You may be thinking why am I reviewing a blanket on an Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) website, I think you'll see the reason by the end of this article. 

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Tough Mudder Partners with Impression Sports & Entertainment to Further Brand Partnerships

Tough Mudder announced today it has teamed up with Impression Sports & Entertainment for premier sponsorship sales. The organization will be seeking partnership and sponsorship packages for the global obstacle racing brand.

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