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Community Members of the Week: Nov. 9 – 15, 2018

November 16th, 2018|0 Comments

The 2018 obstacle course racing season is coming to a close with World's Toughest Mudder taking place over the weekend. Spartan has a few more championships (Kids, Para, and Ultra) remaining and awards season is just around the corner. With the season wrapping up Mud Run Guide community members are still out week after week taking on new challenges and races.

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Spartan Beast – Glen Rose Muddy Edition 2018

Rough Creek Lodge is a really huge venue and space for a race.  I had not been to a Glen Rose Spartan, nor had I ran a Spartan Beast before.  I honestly had no clue what I'd expect from both aspects.   The venue and race will be a place I plan to continue going to for time to come.

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Race Recap: Bonefrog Challenge DC

Bonefrog Challenge in Washington DC was phenomenal! Hesco Bonefrog is a Navy Seal owned obstacle course race that challenges athletes from all over the country. This race was located outside of Washington DC and what a better place than to honor our military and enjoy one awesome obstacle race.

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How Racing Helped My Special Needs Daughter

When you find out your child has special needs as a parent your mind goes all over. What did you do wrong, how can you help them? As a parent, these thoughts never really go away, or at least they have not for me. My daughter has multiple diagnoses. Autism, a speech delay called Apraxia, Anxiety, and ADHD.

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Make women's sports more accessible, say 46% of fans

Last year saw a massive shift for women’s sports, with the UEFA Women’s Euro 2017 watched by around 150 million people. The rate of change within women’s sports has since become an exciting trend in the sporting world, encouraging new opportunities to engage a wider audience and develop interesting commercial propositions; creating a stronger sense of equality. Is this true in the sport of OCR?

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Training Tuesday: The Spear Throw

November 6th, 2018|0 Comments

This Training Tuesday we are mixing it up. We bring you a new series of tutorials from racers just like you. Our crew has stepped up to present weekly tutorials for some of your favorite obstacles and also training tips. This week I tackle the Spear Throw.

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

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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SoCal Tough Mudder Half

While the season may be over for some, and others are busy preparing for World's Toughest Mudder, for the few thousand of us who strolled into Lake Elsinore last Sunday, we came ready to kick ass.

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Badass Women of OCR – Lisa Lindley (BEASTS OCR)

Lisa Lindley is a 38-year badass a momma has embraced the sport of OCR with a passion. She is hardworking, strong, determined but proves anyone can overcome fears one steps at a time.

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Race Reviews

The 5K Foam Fest

Average rating: 4.76 / 5 from 1898 reviews.

Warrior Dash

Average rating: 2.81 / 5 from 201 reviews.

Dirty Girl Mud Run

Average rating: 2.56 / 5 from 118 reviews.


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Alpha Warrior

Average rating: 5 / 5 from 28 reviews.

Frontline OCR

Average rating: 5 / 5 from 16 reviews.

Big Dog Brag

Average rating: 5 / 5 from 13 reviews.


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