About Margaret Schlachter

Margaret is Editor-in-Chief of Mud Run Guide. She has been part of the OCR Community since 2010. When not working on the next article she can be found running from race-to-race as a competitor.She founded, an OCR community for women as well as former contributing editor for Mud and Obstacle Magazine and industry expert for She authored the book Obstacle Race Training.

Community Members of the Week: June 15 – 21, 2018

By |June 22nd, 2018|

As we leap into summer the day after the solstice in the global obstacle racing community is abuzz with activity with races happening all around the world every weekend. This week's community members of the week are jumping and swinging into the summer season of the racing season.

Spartan to Host Spartan Kids World Championship in November

By |June 20th, 2018|

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. 

Inov-8 Launches G-Series with Graphene

By |June 20th, 2018|

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.

Community Members of the Week: June 8 – 14, 2018

By |June 15th, 2018|

This week on Community Members of the Week we are focusing on the next generation of obstacle course racers. We often talk about children as our future. These kids aren't sitting around but are getting out and getting active. They are cultivating a love for obstacle course racing at a young age.

Introducing Spartan H3X – A Global Hurricane Heat Challenge

By |June 13th, 2018|

Spartan is at it again to bring racers a once in a lifetime opportunity. Spartan this morning released a video about the Spartan H3X happening this fall globally. The event will take place simultaneously in five venues on November 2nd and 3rd, 2018.

2018 Tough Mudder X World Championship Results

By |June 12th, 2018|

Tough Mudder X held their championship over the past weekend. Top athletes from both the Obstacle Racing and CrossFit worlds collided on the one-mile intense course. The TMX World Championship which will air on CBS later this summer took place in Virginia.

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Training Tuesday: Conquering Everest 2.0

By |June 12th, 2018|

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. 

Community Members of the Week: June 1 – 7, 2018

By |June 8th, 2018|

The Mud Run Guide community is toeing the starting line around the world this weekend. Whether athletes have headed to Australia for the first 24-Hour Enduro Championships or staying close to home entering their local mud run for charity. Our athletes are out conquering obstacles everywhere.

Robert Killian Joins California Warrior Team for Expedition OCR World Championship

By |June 6th, 2018|

Primal Quest announced today the California Military Department Team will be competing in the Primal Quest Pursuit race, the Expedition OCR World Championships in September. Robert Killiam will be one of five members of the California Warrior Team. 

Spartan Kids Foundation Teams up with Shriners Hospitals

By |June 5th, 2018|

Shriners Hospitals for children and the Spartan Kids Foundation have teamed up to help patients overcome obstacles are the Spartan Kids races. Spartan Kids Foundation is the non-profit arm of Spartan. The partnership provides Shriners Hospitals’ patients the opportunity to participate in the Spartan Kids races.

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