On Friday, the obstacle racing world received news that Tough Mudder had added a timed heat to their event day offering. Mud Run Guide reached out to Tough Mudder HQ to find out more information regarding the email that many participants received. Thew new timed heat called Tougher Mudder is the latest addition to the Tough [...]
This morning members of Tough Mudder's Mudder Nation rejoiced as they opened their emails this morning to receive last minute early pricing deals on World's Toughest Mudder 2017. Past emails have been sent to participants but this email included the most important and until now secret - the location. According to the email, this morning Tough Mudder is returning to Lake Las Vegas in 2017.
In the last few weeks, whispers have circled the OCR world about season 2 of Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge. Some athletes who participated in the first season had begun receiving calls in recent weeks. The production crew hinting at a second season. Today, it was brought to Mud Run Guide's attention that a casting website is now live with a submission deadline of February 15, 2017.
As with many countries, December is a quieter month for OCR in the UK, but it is punctuated by a few of our favorite events including the Mudstacle Awards, Kitchen Sink Race, and Judgement Day Team Event.
Adrian Bijanada, founder of Adventurey LLC who produces the OCR World Championships announced today a new championship event for the United States. The first US OCR Championships will take place on Labor Day weekend, September 2 & 3, 2017. The first independent US-based championship will take place at Y.O. Ranch Headquarters in Mountain Home, Texas. The US OCR Championships will be another chance for racers from around the United States a chance to qualify for the 2017 OCR World Championships in Blue Mountain, Canada.
With 2017 in full swing, Warrior Dash wants to help you keep your New Year’s resolutions of health, fitness and personal fulfillment. Beginning today, Monday, January 9, Warrior Week will bring you five days of training tips, healthy living advice, and discounts.
Today, 5K Foam Fest officially announced it would be returning to the United States. This time under the management of 365 Sports a Canadian-based event company. Mud Run Guide spoke exclusively today with Jesse Fulton the owner and founder of 365 Sports to talk about the event coming back to the United States.
5K Foam Fest has become one of Canada's favorite themed runs. While the series in Canada has glowing reviews those who remember the series in the US may have a different memory. The team that originally brought 5K Foam Fest to the USA is no longer involved with the race series. After becoming a staple in Canadian obstacle racing under the management of 365 Sports.
Yesterday, many athletes who had already signed up for a 2017 Rugged Maniac received the following email from Rob Dickens, the co-founder of Rugged Maniac. In the email participants who opted for a timing chip (an additional $10.00) were informed that moving forward the company would be removing timing chips and instead track athletes based on finish position similar to the way Warrior Dash operates their competitive heat.
Warrior Dash enters its 9th season in 2017. This year Warrior Dash is out with new obstacles, t-shirts, medals and more. Warrior Dash continues to be one of the best events for those looking to jump into obstacle racing and mud runs. For the competitive athlete, Warrior Dash continues to have their timed first heat of the day which is an OCR World Championship Qualifier.