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Competing in the Spartan Age Group Division

February 20th, 2019|0 Comments

In 2018, I was absolutely thrilled to see Spartan introduce the competitive age group category [...]

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Race Recap: Abominable Snow Race 2019

This year, the Abominable Snow Race was held on top of a very big rock in Wisconsin known as Devil's Head ski resort. No Zumba class or Runga retreat would have ever prepared the couch dwellers for the snowy vertical madness that was unleashed upon the countless victims this early February. 

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Race Recap: Spartan Race Arizona

Plenty of beautiful terrain awaited in the Spartan Arizona Sprint and Super courses, which varied from slight inclines and steep, hard declines, to beautiful sandy trenches and prickly bush juking.

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OCRmill Goes Nationwide and Personal

MRG's Evan Perperis takes on yet another Ultra OCR fundraiser of his own design, The OCRmill 24 main event is partnered with the Conquer The Gauntlet Pro Team Takeover of Conquer Fitness in Tulsa, OK on February 23-24, 2019

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Community Members of the Week: February 9th-15th, 2019

Happy Valentine's Day from Mud Run Guide!

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Training Tuesday: Building Grip Strength

February 12th, 2019|0 Comments

Mud Run Guide Crew member Daniel Ludwig shares some tips on an extremely important element of OCR that's often overlooked - developing grip strength.

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Spartan Ultra Announces 2019 Location

Spartan, the world’s largest obstacle course race (OCR) and endurance brand, will bring the third annual “Spartan Ultra World Championship” to the picturesque mountain village of Åre, Sweden November 9-10, 2019.

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Training Tuesday: Rope Climb

MRG Crew Member Daniel Ludwig share some tips & tricks for tackling an obstacle that's really dreaded by some - the rope climb

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KC Timber Challenge Yeti 5k Race Review

When there aren't many races happening in your area, living close to a permanent Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) site makes for good off-season training. Evan Perperis gives us his take on the KC Timber Challenge Yeti 5k.

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World’s largest Obstacle Course Race and Endurance Brand, Spartan, Launches Employee Fitness App to Build Healthier Workplaces 

Spartan, the world’s largest obstacle course race and endurance brand leading a global fitness movement has entered the $13 billion corporate wellness sector with the development of its SPARTANFIT™ Challenge App.

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