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OCR Spotlight: Richard Diaz

By |September 18th, 2018|

If you've run even a handful of races, or are part of one of the countless OCR-specific groups on social media, then you've probably heard his name. But who exactly is Richard Diaz? Diaz is the mastermind behind Diaz Human Performance.

Savage Race GORUCK Tough Exclusive Chat

By |April 11th, 2018|

Savage Race and GORUCK recently announced a new Savage Race GORUCK Challenge on May 5, 2018. This morning we chatted with Sam Abbitt, co-founder of Savage Race, and Cadre Mickey Banks of GORUCK diving into the new partnership at the upcoming Savage Race Maryland.

Podcast Spotlight – The World’s Toughest Podcast

By |April 6th, 2018|

As you hit play on the first episode, you hear the voice of Will Hicks and his tagline for the show This is the World's Toughest Podcast, Where we talk about any Obstacle Course Race you'd like, as long as it is World's Toughest Mudder".

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Inside Conquer Youth with David Mainprize

By |March 22nd, 2018|

Conquer the Gauntlet recently created a new series just for kids, Conquer Youth. Mud Run Guide sits down with new father himself and founder David Mainprize to talk about the new series and why it was created. 

Mud Run Guide Talks Tough Mudder 2018

By |February 19th, 2018|

Tough Mudder has recently announced a lot of changes for the 2018 season, including more competitive offerings, the Tough Mudder 5k and a new location for World's Toughest Mudder. Couple this with the announcement of the new Pro-Team for 2018 and you have a lot happening at Tough Mudder HQ. Mud Run Guide caught up with Eli Hutchison to talk about some of the new changes for 2018. 

The Road to Iceland with Ryan Berger – Open Ultra Finisher

By |December 28th, 2017|

When you hear about an adventure or race, often times it is the elite or masters finishers that get the most attention. I am not going to lie, they are some pretty amazing people, and however, I like to hear all sides of the story. An Ultra event is an epic adventure no matter what category you are in as a racer / OCR athlete, and for the Iceland race, I wanted to get multiple perspectives from those that ran it. 

How to run New York City Marathon and World’s Toughest Mudder within a week

By |December 22nd, 2017|

This past November two if the most iconic races took place on two consecutive weekends: The New York City Marathon (very iconic) and World's Toughest Mudder (very iconic within the OCR community). Each of them represents a great physical challenge on its own, yet both within a week are the ultimate challenge.

The OCR Beast Grip Strength Challenge: Do You Even Hang?

By |December 21st, 2017|

If you haven’t tended to sore hands, massaged burning forearms or checked Instagram in December, you probably haven’t heard of one of the most grueling training challenges proposed to OCR enthusiasts. The brainchild of OCR Beast founder and coach, “Spartan” Spencer Mahoney, the Dead Hang Challenge focuses on developing improved grip strength and of course, those epic “Popeye forearms.”

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The Road to Iceland with Allison Tai – Women’s 3rd place Elite Woman’s Finisher

By |December 19th, 2017|

Allison Tai shares her experience on at the Spartan Race Ultra Championships that were recently held in Iceland. Charity Fick finds out what it took for this elite athlete to finish 3rd in the race this year.

Post Race Interview with LaShay Marks

By |November 20th, 2017|

On October 22, 2017, I was finally able to interview Terrain Racing's own Mr. LaShay Marks. The Virginia Beach location provided a wonderful atmosphere to conduct a sunny and fun interview. After numerous conversations with LaShay it is quite obvious his OCR experience has truly provided him a great deal of knowledge, which makes him an ideal person to discuss OCR training and race day preparation.

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