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Race Recap: Tri-State Tough Mudder

October 21st, 2017|0 Comments

What do you get when you combine mud, friends, ice water, mud, an obstacle called Skidmarked and oh yeah did I mention mud??? You get Tough Mudder held at Raceway Park in Englishtown New Jersey.

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Race Recap: Warrior Dash Oregon

After years of missing this event due to conflicts in personal, business or racing schedules, I was finally able to take on Warrior Dash Oregon, a muddy 5K that continues to attract thousands of participants each every year. It’s always a great day for OCR when you can eat breakfast before and shower after the race at home.

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Race Recap: OCR World Championships 2017: 15k Course

Clouds loom over the start line and there is a crisp, autumn chill in the air. Your hands are shaking, heart pounding with anticipation. You stand side by side with comrades from Canada, Puerto Rico, Germany, and beyond, awaiting the signal to begin your trek on the mountain.  Dewayne Montgomery, better known as Coach Pain, approaches the start line delivering an intense, motivational message; a challenge to “Conduct Your Business” on the course. And just like that, you’re off! You are a world championship competitor and you are about to make history.

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Fallen Heroes Memorial Run Offers up Ultimate OCR raffle

The Spartan Race Glenn Rose weekend, the last weekend of October plays host to the Fallen Heroes Memorial Run. This run gives participants a chance to conquer the Spartan course with the efforts helping raise awareness and funds for veterans issues.  The Fallen Heroes Memorial Fund also offers a virtual race package.

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Race Recap: City Challenge Race, Hoboken, NJ

You will experience the same enjoyment on City Challenge as on any other OCR, with or without the mud. This is just their unique way for advertising their race and also to encourage people to try new things. Give it a try if you have not done a City Challenge Race yet, highly recommended.

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Episode Recap – Broken Skull Challenge Season 5 Episode 4

October 19th, 2017|0 Comments

This week, the spotlight switches to a new set of girls on Broken Skull Challenge. But who are they? Unlike Ms. Van Paris and crew, this latest group of eight is curiously silent. Does that mean they hate each other? Will there be blood on the course tonight? One thing is for sure.

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2017 OCR World Championships Live Show Replay

Wednesday night marked the third night of the 2017 OCR World Championships live show. The show took place on Wednesday night outside Copper Blues restaurant in the village of Blue Mountain, Ontario. Margaret Schlachter of Mud Run Guide and Alexander Nicolas of Epic Hybrid Training anchored the coverage this evening.

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Episode Recap – Broken Skull Challenge Season 5 Episode 3

The first challenge was Rip Off with a new twist.  Warriors had to rip off both bands then also ring a bell.  This was a lot of good fights.

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Don’t Sleep on Local Events!

We’re all fans of Tough Mudder, Spartan Race, Warrior Dash, and BattleFrog (RIP), but there’s a type of race that can never really compare to the massive marketing Goliaths taking over the obstacle course racing world. This type of race continues to entertain both competitive and everyday mud runners who crave the next challenge but are not ready to drop another 200 bucks to play in the mud.

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Spartan Race Changes Path to Spartan Race World Championships in 2018

Spartan Race announced yesterday a change for all those looking to qualify for the Spartan Race World Championships in 2018. In order to earn your way into the championship event participants will have to qualify for regional and national championships on their way to the Spartan Race World Championships.

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Race Reviews

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Average rating: 4.71 / 5 from 1388 reviews.

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Average rating: 2.82 / 5 from 192 reviews.

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Average rating: 2.56 / 5 from 118 reviews.


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Average rating: 5 / 5 from 12 reviews.

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