Tuesday, October 14, 2014, Phoenix, AZ – Warrior Dash has chosen the premier online destination for mud runs, adventure, and obstacle racing, Mud Run Guide to provide pre- and post-race interviews with athletes and race directors, previews of the course, live results, and on-course insight from Brett Stewart, author of the first book on the sport of Obstacle Course Racing (OCR), Ultimate Obstacle Race Training.
The Warrior Dash World Championship will be held in Northern California this Saturday, the 18th of October in Esparto, CA. Starting at 8am PT, the 3.2 mile course will be tackled by some of the top names in the sport of OCR including: Hobie Call, Hunter McIntyre, Max King, Cody Moat, Rose Wetzel, Cassidy Watton, Jenny Tobin, Caitlin Gregg, Clou Godbout and many more elite athletes.
Beginning at 10am PT on Friday, October 17, Mud Run Guide will provide extensive coverage of this event on social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. A live tracking tool, for aggregating the latest news and updates across all channels for convenient consumption, will be available at http://www.mudrunguide.com/wdwc. Warrior Dash and Mud Run Guide are also encouraging the use of the official hashtag, #WDWC, for all photos & updates from the event.
“Warrior Dash has been an amazing partner to work with for the last couple years, and this announcement to work together for their landmark event comes just days after Mud Run Guide celebrated a breakthrough of our own, surpassing 10 million page views.”
“The Warrior Dash World Championship is yet another positive step in the growth of Obstacle Course Racing, and Mud Run Guide is extremely proud to support our friends and partners at Red Frog Events in all their endeavors.”
-Brett Stewart, Co-Founder of Mud Run Guide
“As Warrior Dash enters its sixth year, we’re excited to celebrate the top obstacle racing athletes in the world by providing a premier 5K competition and offering generous cash prizes to the top five male and female winners.”
“We are thrilled to be working with Mud Run Guide to provide live coverage of this inaugural event, as two leaders in the OCR Industry.”
-Emma Haley, Warrior Dash Brand Director
About Mud Run Guide: Launched in February, 2012, mudrunguide.com has continually delivered the most comprehensive mud run and obstacle course race listings, exclusive discounts, news, gear, reviews, and independently produces two weekly shows, OCR Warrior and Obstacle and Adventure Weekly.
Warrior Dash is the world’s largest obstacle race series, held on the most rugged terrain in more than 50 locations across the globe. Since 2009, nearly two million participants have earned their Warrior helmets by tackling a fierce 3-4 mile course and 12 extreme obstacles. After conquering the Battleground, Warriors celebrate with turkey legs, beer steins, and live music at a post-race party in a league of its own. In 2014, top finishers are invited to participate in the Warrior Dash World Championship to test their strength amongst the world’s top obstacle racing athletes and win their share of $100,000 of cash awards. Warrior Dash is partnered with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® and to date, racers have helped raise more than $10 million to find cures and save children battling cancer and other deadly diseases.
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