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Despite Massive Fires Spartan Race Produces a Stellar Sprint outside Los Angeles

By |December 15th, 2017|

I must confess, I was extremely nervous that the December 9th, Los Angeles Spartan Sprint at Castaic Lake was going to be canceled. If you haven't seen the headlines from Southern California, wildfires have destroyed hundreds of miles of land and property. The wildfires have also wreaked havoc on the environment by dropping ash and making it hard to breathe.

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Race Recap: Getting Tough The Race – Germany’s Hardest Obstacle Race

By |December 11th, 2017|

Every year in early December thousands of obstacle course racers from all over Europe make their way to the small town Rudolstadt in Germany. But not to visit the nice Christmas markets with their mulled wine. They are on an annual pilgrimage to Getting Tough The Race, Germany's coldest and also toughest obstacle course race.

Episode Recap – Broken Skull Challenge Men’s Rematch

By |December 7th, 2017|

Second chances are sometimes second nature. Redemption is a dream open and desired by all. Tonight, the men got that opportunity to meet again for a shot at the Skullbuster and $25,000. What they didn’t get was a second chance at beating Hunter McIntyre. To some that may feel more like purgatory than the ultimate victory throne.

Race Recap: Arctic Dash Ohio 2017

By |December 5th, 2017|

This past weekend I completed what was my final race of 2017: The Arctic Dash at Camp Kern in Oregonia, Ohio.  It's a bittersweet feeling to see December come knowing this will be my last OCR hoorah before the long cold months of off-season training.  2017 was a good year and I wasn't ready for it to end, so I looked for one more race to fill the calendar and found the Arctic Dash right in my backyard. 

Race Recap: Terrain Racing Heads to Irvine Lake

By |December 2nd, 2017|

This is my review of a race I've been hearing good things about for quite some time now. This past Saturday I thought I'd take a trip out to Irvine Lake to see what all the fuss was around Terrain Race. I got there about 7am and was pleased to see the parking was situated right near the entrance!!!

World’s Toughest Mudder 2017: How Does it Feel to go Team?

By |December 1st, 2017|

As one of the biggest ultra-obstacle course races, World's Toughest Mudder (WTM) frequently is the highlight and peak of people's racing year. As someone who specializes in the toughest and longest events, that puts WTM at the top of my racing calendar and I structure the rest of my year around preparing for this race. However, things went a little differently this year.

Savage Race Ends 2017 Season with a Bang

By |November 30th, 2017|

The final Savage Race weekend of 2018 started out with A bang.... literally.  Just after the finish of the national anthem and thousands of people all around, the United States Army fired off a cannon into the air to start the final race of the 2017 season at the Little Everglades Ranch in Dade City, Florida home of Savage Race for the past several years.

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Race Recap: Terrain Racing Heads to Irvine, California

By |November 29th, 2017|

Terrain Racing is a family friendly competitive race. Great atmosphere to have fun, get a good workout & earn a beautiful Monkey Finisher Medal. First time OCR participants will love this event. The event is well organized filled with 25 fun obstacles. Terrain Race offer budget-friendly OCR option whether you decide to participate in a 5k or 10k.

Race Recap: Bonefrog Challenge Heads to North Carolina

By |November 28th, 2017|

The first question I asked BoneFrog founder Brian Carney this year was “why the switch to North Carolina”?  His response: “We looked at the demographics and saw that the majority of runners at the South Carolina event came from the North Carolina/Charlotte area, so it made sense to bring the race to the runners”.  Fair enough!

Race Recap: Viking Dash Caesar’s Creek Ohio

By |November 18th, 2017|

Especially in the Midwest where when the temps drop and the mud dries up the majority of the obstacle course races head West or South.  Fear, not mud runners, Viking Dash is here to help fill the winter OCR blues.

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