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Altra Launches Lightest Ever Award-Winning Superior Trail Shoe

January 23rd, 2019|0 Comments

At 7.9 ounces for men and 6.3 ounces for women, the Altra Superior 4 is one of the lightest trail shoes on the market, winning “Editor’s Choice” for Best Lightweight Trail Shoe from Runner’s World at the 2018 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market.

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Bad Ass Women of OCR – Kym Butcher

Kym Butcher's inspiring comback embodies the inner strength, determination, and heart found in every single Bad Ass Woman of OCR.

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Sierra Breaks Down Top Gear Choices for Warrior Dash 2019

Warrior Dash kicks off their 10th anniversary season February 2019, w/over 20 stops nationwide! Sierra, the official outdoor retail partner of Warrior Dash, breaks down the essentials with “Gear Up: Your One-Stop Warrior Shop.”

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Spartan Race Expo Courses: An Intro to OCR

Need a simple introduction to OCR? A Spartan Race Expo short course can be a great initiation to Spartan Races.

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So, you want to be an OCR influencer?

We all know THOSE accounts, right? They had a few hundred followers, and received a couple of likes here and there, and then, out of nowhere, they ballooned to 20,000 followers and their likes went through the roof!

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OCR World Championships 2018 Broadcast

December 24th, 2018|0 Comments

Watch the first-ever broadcast of the OCR World Championships from Essex, UK - experience the thrills, pain, joy, and excitement from the 3k, 15k, and team events!

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Spartan's Joe De Sena – Iceland ULTRA Wrap, Albon, Atkins, and 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Joe announces a new "point system" in the works for next year's "Triple Crown" (Spartan World Championships, Spartan Trifecta Championships, and Spartan ULTRA Championships) and the launch of Spartan Trail, the growth of Spartan Kids, Stadion, & more.

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Road to World's Toughest Mudder Airs Tomorrow on CBS

Tomorrow CBS is set to air the one-hour preview show "Road to World's Toughest Mudder" at 1:30 pm eastern time. The show will highlight the journey of some of the topic contenders from the 2018 World's Toughest Mudder.

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Giveaway: EPIC Series goes to Las Vegas

This year Epic will be coming to Las Vegas on February 23rd, 2019. Mud Run Guide and Epic are teaming up to give you and a friend a chance to win. 

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2 x World’s Toughest Mudder Champion Rea Kolbl joins dryrobe® Ltd as a brand ambassador

Rea Kolbl, professional Obstacle Course Racer and Ultra Trail Runner is a two time World’s Toughest Mudder Champion (2017 and 2018), a Spartan Pro Team Member and is undefeated at endurance OCR races 8 hours or longer joins dryrobe® Ltd as a brand ambassador

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