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Race Recap: Black Swamp Dash

June 21st, 2018|0 Comments

On June 16th, 2018 I traveled to Oak Harbor, Ohio to take on the Black Swamp Dash. Founded, built, and run by husband and wife, Troy and Sandy Anthony, the Black Swamp Dash is an impressive local race series.

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Product Review: Atomik Rig Grips

The first time I encountered, and subsequently failed, a rig the memory and experience stuck with me hard. Moving forward I didn’t want to have that experience again and began working hard to improve on my weaknesses. Thanks to Atomik Climbing Holds and their deep line of rig grips, they have continued to push my obstacle proficiency to the next level.

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Spartan to Host Spartan Kids World Championship in November

Spartan is gearing up for the inaugural Spartan Kids World Championship to be held in Laughlin, Nevada this November. The brand is looking to highlight the next generation of obstacle racers. Athletes ages 10 - 13 will be vying for up to $10,000 in prizes showcasing the best youth athletes globally. 

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Inov-8 Launches G-Series with Graphene

Inov-8 unveiled today the much anticipated G-Series line using the groundbreaking Graphene technology. For several months Inov-8 has been working with the University of Manchester to use the Nobel Prize-winning Graphene technology in their award-winning shoes.

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Race Recap: 2018 Harrisburg Mudmash

I was lucky enough to find another local mud race here in Pennsylvania for racers to try out, the Harrisburg Mudmash. This race is part of the local race series organized by the Harrisburg area YMCA, which provides some great running road races in the Central PA area.

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Training Tuesday: Conquering Everest 2.0

June 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Tough Mudder is known for their big obstacles that often require help from a fellow mudder. Everest has been a signature obstacle since Tough Mudder got their start in 2010. Over the years the obstacle has continued to evolve. However, teamwork and a helping hand have always been part of the obstacle. 

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Tough Mudder Opens First Tough Mudder Bootcamp in Burlington, Massachusetts

Over the weekend Tough Mudder opened the doors to the first Tough Mudder Bootcamp training studio in Burlington, Massachusetts. This was the first of thirty studios that are expected to open soon. Tough Mudder Bootcamp’s take Tough Mudder Training outside major urban areas around the country with the next studio opening in Las Vegas later this summer.

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inov-8 Innovates with Nobel Winning Graphene Technology

The British shoe company, inov-8, has is about to revolutionize the sports footwear market. The company has been working with leading scientists to incorporate the Nobel-prize winning graphene into their already award-winning shoes. inov-8 has teamed up with the University of Manchester to become the first-ever company to use graphene in the outdoor shoe market.

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Race Recap: Terrain Race Portland

Terrain Race is definitely worth checking out – not just for the absolute steal of a deal, but also for its challenging obstacles and the coveted monkey medal waiting for you at the end of your adventure.

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Training Tuesday: Why You Should Do Nothing to Prepare for Ultra-OCR…

I am suggesting you should do nothing on the day of your Toughest Mudder event.   Before I justify that statement, let’s back up and talk through the study I’m drawing my conclusions from which can be found in the book Endure by Alex Hutchison.

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