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2018 Spartan Death Race Results

July 16th, 2018|0 Comments

The Spartan Death Race took place over the weekend in Pittsfield, Vermont. The birthplace of Spartan. The race kicked off on Thursday just after midnight with 63 races attempting to see how far they could go. The event included an overnight hike, a Guinness World Record record set, and in the end, 12 athletes were granted the coveted skull.

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Race Recap: Spartan Race DC Sprint

My apologies for being late to the party with this Spartan Sprint race recap outside of Washington DC. Unfortunately, I’m not independently wealthy and I’ve yet to find anyone interested in sponsoring a recreational but also average OCR athlete. In other words, I’ve been out of town traveling for work.

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Community Members of the Week: July 6 – 12, 2018

Our community members of the week were giving it their all in both the Swiss Alpes and here in the United States this week. Each week we pick two members of the Mud Run Guide community to spotlight in our weekly series. Bonnie Wilson our social media guru carefully watches our socials to highlight two members going above and beyond.

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Race Recap: Indiana Spartan Sprint

On July 7th, 2018 I traveled to Lawrenceburg, Indiana to run the Spartan Sprint. The event was held at Perfect North Slopes, where Spartan has consistently held their Indiana event for the past few years. Typically a winter hot spot for Midwest snowboarders and skiers, Perfect North Slopes provided a hilly yet fast venue for the summer Spartan race.

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How to Protect Your Car After a Workout or Race

A few months ago a company called Dry Rub contacted me on Instagram and told me about a new product they had. They told me that it was a car seat cover designed to prevent sweat, stains, and odors after a workout or a race. I was intrigued...

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South Africa OCR Championship Results

July 16th, 2018|0 Comments

South Africa hosted it's first National OCR Championships over the weekend in coordination with Warrior Race. The national championship brought the best of the best of South African racers together to showcase the best in the sport.

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A Simple Shoe Hack for OCR Awesomeness

This post was originally titled: "Ruin Your Shoes to Make Them Better" and I figured that didn't have as much SEO juice as anything with the word "Hack" in the title, so here you go!

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Training Tuesday: A Peek into Ryan Atkins and Lindsay Webster's Training

This Training Tuesday we are mixing it up with a look inside the training of two of obstacle course racings most accomplished athletes. Tough Mudder put together this mini-documentary of the training and lives of both Atkins and Webster. It's a candid look into the world and training or this OCR power couple. 

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Spartan Death Race Returns To Pittsfield, Vermont

Death Racers are filled with anticipation as race registration opens today for the 2018 Spartan Death Race. Tomorrow 100 competitors will toe the line for the return of the Spartan Death Race. In true Death Race fashion, the actual start of the race is often cloaked in mystery as is the official finish.

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Race Recap Indian Mud Run 2018

if you’ve never heard of or experienced the Indian Mud Run, you’re missing one of the finest and most challenging obstacle course racing events in North America.  Located in central Ohio, the Indian Mud Run utilizes some of the most difficult man-made obstacles and natural terrain in a way that truly raises the bar on obstacle course racing. 

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