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Race Recap: Tough Mudder Seattle

September 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

This past weekend I traveled up to beautiful Seattle, WA to participate in my first ever Tough Mudder event. My grandparents even flew out from Michigan to cheer me on throughout the course! With this being my first Tough Mudder event I wasn’t too sure what to expect.

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Goliathon – Try The Obstacle Day

Green, orange, and blue may not be the new red, white, and blue. But these are definitely the colors of a unique obstacle challenge in South Jersey. Mix in a little yellow and you’ve got the all-American Goliathon.

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Training for Overnight Events: I Wear my Sunglasses at Night

As we approach the end of the year, we start getting more high profile ultramarathon obstacle course races. Other than the excessive amount of running and obstacles involved, a non-trivial challenge for a lot of these events is competing overnight in low light and while sleep deprived. Here are a couple tips for how to prepare for that aspect of the event without changing your life into being a nocturnal hermit.

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Spartan Race Partners with Facebook Watch for More Live Race Coverage

Spartan Race announced today a new partnership with Facebook's new Watch platform to bring more live race coverage beginning at the Reebok Spartan Race World Championships September 30 - October 1, 2017. Following the World Championships Spartan Race will continue to showcase live race coverage at a number of future events.

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Opinion: Your Mid-Life Bucket List – 14 Steps to Your First and Probably Last Obstacle Course Race

So why in the world would anybody choose to start OCR so late in life? Let’s do a Tough Mudder! It will be fun! Are you insane? In your craft brew-shrouded mid-life mind, you decide to do it anyway. Now that you’re locked in because all your friends and family are watching, what should you do?

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Training Tuesday: No Gym? No Problem Get Fit in Nature with Tough Mudder

September 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Training Tuesday this week comes from Tough Mudder. Tough Mudder's Coach joins Merrell ambassador Mike Chambers to bring you through an hour-long workout that can be done anywhere in nature. Not all training needs to happen in a gym and learn how you can get a great workout in the great outdoors. It's good for the body, mind, and soul.

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Spartan Race World Championship Returns to Squaw Valley

Spartan Race returns to Squaw Valley for the third time September 30 - October 1, 2017. This year is shaping up to be one for the books with over $100,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs, the first-ever Spartan World Team Championships, athlete panels, press conferences, and a packed athlete village.

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Evan Dollard Talks New Ninja Card Game

American Ninja Warrior has infiltrated the entire Dollard family. After watching years of his Evan Dollard compete on American Ninja Warrior, American Gladiator, and others. Ryan Dollard created a game to let everyone be a ninja.

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Badass Women of OCR: Danielle Ryzer

From the age of 17, Danielle Ryzer has been intrigued with our favorite sport – OCR. She waited to turn 18 to sign up for her first Tough Mudder and has continued to push herself harder on course ever since. She has a super positive can-do attitude and is inspired by every person that decides to get out on the course, not just the elite athletes. It’s not often you hear of someone that has completed 2 Ultra Beast Spartan races in a month until I heard about Danielle.

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Mud Run Guide Co-Founder Featured on Totally Fit Radio

Brett Stewart one of the co-founders of Mud Run Guide was recently featured on the radio show Totally Fit Radio. He talks about running events, Mud Run Guide and more in this interview.

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