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Race Recap: My Muddy Valentine 5K Mud Run 2018

February 19th, 2018|0 Comments

This Valentine’s Day weekend at Lee Farms in Tualatin Oregon couples, families, and friends escaped the cliche and got down and dirty at the My Muddy Valentine 5k Mud Run hosted by Terrapin Events. Runner’s came out dressed head to toe in hearts, tutu’s, and even a few group costumes ready to take on the muddy terrain.

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Small Series Spotlight: Frontline OCR

Frontline OCR was founded by Ed Leon in July of 2016. Leon was inspired by the desire to create an event that would help raise awareness for first responders and the military. As someone who works in law enforcement, he has seen first hand the sacrifices made to protect the public. The five-mile obstacle race with over 37 obstacles has quickly become a favorite for many.

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Race Recap: Spartan Race Arizona Sprint 2018

Spartan Race in Phoenix was nothing like what you'd expect when you think racing in the desert. Most of us assume Arizona conditions would be hot & unbearable, but that was not the case at all this past weekend with perfect weather in the mid-70s.

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Community Members of the Week – February 10- 16, 2018

Weekly Mud Run Guide is amazed at the amount of sheer awesomeness emanating from the obstacle racing community. This week we highlight two such stories from the community.

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Tough Mudder All in For Competitive OCR in 2018

For years Tough Mudder prided itself on being a challenge, not a race until it was a race. However, over the years as obstacle racing has matured so have the race organizations. This year with over $500,000 in prize purses and several competitive series Tough Mudder is here to compete.

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Mud Run Guide Talks Tough Mudder 2018

February 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Tough Mudder has recently announced a lot of changes for the 2018 season, including more competitive offerings, the Tough Mudder 5k and a new location for World's Toughest Mudder. Couple this with the announcement of the new Pro-Team for 2018 and you have a lot happening at Tough Mudder HQ. Mud Run Guide caught up with Eli Hutchison to talk about some of the new changes for 2018. 

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Training Tuesday: Tough Mudder 8-Minute Agility Workout

Looking to increase your speed and endurance in your obstacle racing? EROCK from Tough Mudder puts together this week a quick 8-minute agility workout. Being agile is a key component to flowing through obstacles quickly and efficiently.

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Training Tuesday: Spartan Race Barbed Wire Crawl Training

For this Training Tuesday we look to the team at Spartan Race. The team guides us through a workout to help prepare for the barbed wire crawl. Barbed wire or low crawls are a favorite obstacle not just for Spartan Race but for the entire obstacle racing industry. We break down the workout and give alternatives if you do not have a gym membership. 

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OCR Kids Training and Racing in Arizona

As a mother of two, a personal trainer and a competitive racer, I am fiercely passionate about encouraging the next generation of obstacle course racers.  So when an opportunity came up at Phoenix Evolution (an OCR gym located in Chandler, Arizona) to coach 25 kids, ages 5-13, I could not have been more excited.

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Race Recap: Abominable Adventure Run 2018 Como Colorado

Nestled away in the small mountain town of Como Colorado is an Abominable Adventure Snow Run that is put together on the grounds of a kid’s adventure camp. The race boasts 4 snowy miles at 10,200 ft of elevation and 20+ obstacles for you to crawl, climb, run, sled, and trudge through.

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