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Race Recap: City Challenge New York

August 21st, 2018|0 Comments

The New York City Challenge Obstacle race on August 18, 2018, was held on Randall's Island. Located just north of the well known Upper East side neighborhood in Manhattan and south of the heart of The Bronx. This event was by FAR one of the best OCR events of 2018.

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Garden of Life Partners with Warrior Dash

Warrior Dash recently announced a new partnership with Garden of Life as the official nutritional bar of the race series. This is the latest partnership announcement for the event series. Garden of Life is known for their organic and non-GMO products and will be offering their new GōL Bars at Warrior Dash finish lines across the country.

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Preparing for 48 Hours of OCR: Mental Strength

Last week I covered what I am physically doing to prepare for Endure The Gauntlet, but that is only half the equation or less as you. I touched on mental strength a little last week with “motivation”, but if you haven’t faced similar challenges, you are going to need a lot more motivation to overcome some of these problems.

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Community Members of the Week: August 10 – 16, 2018

This week we highlight two athletes who were taking on obstacle races on both sides of the United States for our Mud Run Guide Community Members of the Week

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Race Recap: Rugged Maniac Denver

Rugged Maniac Denver has become a tradition for myself and a small group of friends. After being forced off the course last year due to lightning and even having the beer tent and festival area closed we were excited to get back out there this year.

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Rugged Maniac's Rob Dickens Talks the Merger with New Media Investment Group

August 21st, 2018|0 Comments

On the heels of the Rugged Events merger with New Media Investment Group which made headlines around the obstacle racing industry last week, we find out what it means for Rugged Maniac and other Rugged Events in the future. Margaret Schlachter talks to Rob Dickens the co-founder of Rugged Events about the merger, the future of Rugged Maniac, and asks Rob the questions those in the obstacle racing community are most concerned about.

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Training Tuesday: Grab a Rock and Let's Workout

Margaret Schlachter brings it back old school with this original rock workout she created back in 2011 while training as a professional obstacle racer.

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Training Tuesday: Spartan's The Barn Beast WOD

This week on Training Tuesday we feature Spartan's workout - The Barn Beast. Barn Beast was a name given to Jason Jaksetic (featured in the video) when he lived in Pittsfield, Vermont in Joe De Sena's barn.

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Rugged Maniac Sold for Over $10 Million Dollars

Rugged Maniac majority interest has been sold to New Media Investment Group for $10.4 million dollars find out what this means for the obstacle course racing company.

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North American OCR Championships Returns to Stratton Mountain in 2019

North American Obstacle Course Racing Championships will be returning to Stratton Mountain Resort in Vermont in 2019 after a successful inaugural event last weekend.

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