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About Hillary J. Greene

Hillary J. Greene is an ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist and earned her Bachelor of Science in the Exercise Science program at Western Kentucky University in spring 2019. She works toward building everyday warriors as an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at D1 Sports,. She is a DGearOG sponsored athlete and a member of the Social Misfits team, a group of ass-kicking OCR enthusiasts. You can follow Hillary's journey training for OCR and the apocalypse under the handle @NerdRageFit on Instagram.

Race Recap: EPD Foundation SWAT Challenge 2019

By |May 14th, 2019|

When it comes to racing local, the Evansville Police Department Foundation's SWAT Challenge is hard to top, especially when the race involves storm troopers.

Gear Review: GORILLA Rope 7’ Training Tail

By |May 14th, 2019|

In a sport full of obstacles, training specificity with a rope proves to be a huge hurdle—until now. Enter the GORILLA Rope 7’ Training Tail.

Race Recap: Bonefrog Talladega 2019

By |April 15th, 2019|

BoneFrog takes on the Talladega Speedway.

Aging with Grace: A Response to “Is Obstacle Course Racing Dead?”

By |December 17th, 2018|

Popular running website running.competitor.com published an article just over a week ago entitled, “Is Obstacle Course Racing Dead?” As I picked my jaw up off the floor and unfurrowed my brow after digesting this question, I set my allegiance aside while I read. To summarize, the article suggests that the newly announced Spartan Race Trail [...]

Living with Uncontrollable FOMO

By |December 10th, 2018|

I, like all of you, felt the urge to throw cash at my computer screen with every Black Friday & Cyber Monday email that screamed with unbeatable deals for the 2019 race season. At one point, I had my bank app open on my phone while I collected an excessive number of RAM-stressing tabs highlighting unbeatable race deals in my laptop’s browser all while sitting just inches from my ever-growing handwritten Christmas shopping list on the table...

Standardizing Failure? An Examination of the 100% Obstacle Completion Discrepancy between Men and Women at OCRWC and Beyond

By |October 31st, 2018|

There exists a growing concern regarding low completion rates as of late. As OCR innovates to challenge veteran racers, events have seen low 100% completion rates. Hillary Greene looks at the 2018 OCR World Championships and the Obstacle Racing industry as a whole.

Race Recap: Savage Race Georgia Fall 2018

By |October 15th, 2018|

The build from my Social Misfit buddies touting their pleasant experiences with Savage Race and my personal goal of 100% obstacle completion on my last scheduled OCR for 2018 meant this race had a lot to live up to.

Op-Ed: Restoring Faith and Slaying Trolls

By |October 9th, 2018|

A few weeks ago I declared my frustration with negativity pervading OCR in my piece, “OCR Community Must Lead the Fight Against Trolls.” As a direct result, I took on the Nashville Tough Mudder (TM) Half course as a lone wolf to test a hypothesis.

Race Review: Tough Mudder Half / Nashville, Tennessee

By |September 26th, 2018|

I headed to Neal Farms approximately 30 minutes east of music city for this year’s Nashville Tough Mudder (TM). Saturday marked my first TM Half event, thus earning the title of Repeat Offender x3. While this event didn’t live up to my last experience in Nashville, which was none other than the beta-test 5K at the Tennessee Titans football stadium in 2017, I did enjoy most of my day on the farm.

OCR Community Must Lead the Fight Against Trolls

By |September 14th, 2018|

In a sport marked by overwhelming positivity, there is a disturbing growing trend toward negativity and destruction on OCR social media outlets. I am frustrated by this shift, and the issue hit home when trolls attacked a teammate and all-around badass of a lady recently.

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