TMHQ Unveils New Tough Mudder 5k Venues

By |February 8th, 2018|

Tough Mudder is setting the new standard of excellence in 5K events. So many runners and outdoor enthusiasts are not being challenged or excited by ordinary fun runs, 5K/10K races, and half marathons. The Tough Mudder 5K provides a taste of tough – taking your 5K experience to the next level – all while providing empowering moments after completing obstacles and helping fellow weekend warriors,” said Will Dean, CEO & Co-founder, Tough Mudder, Inc.

Introducing Community Members of the Week

By |January 26th, 2018|

Mud Run Guide is all about community. It is the incredible community you all have created that lets myself and the whole team at Mud Run Guide continue to do what we love, Bringing you all the greatest in the obstacle racing universe and beyond!

Tough Mudder X to be Featured on CBS this Summer

By |January 11th, 2018|

Tough Mudder introduced Tough Mudder X in 2017. The one-mile event showcased some of the best Tough Mudder obstacles while mixing in grueling functional fitness tasks. The fast-paced race was an instant success among both spectators and participants showcased on CBS. Tough Mudder X is back in 2018 with more events, more television time, and more athletes looking to take home the huge cash prizes.

Spartan SGX Classes: One Athlete’s Experience

By |August 4th, 2017|

If you were to hear the words Orange County, New York, things that come to mind might be Woodbury Commons Outlets, apple picking, West Point or Orange County Choppers. What you may not think of is high caliber OCR training. Spartan Race Pro team member Kevin Donoghue is hoping to change that.

Brian Boyle’s Journey to a Spartan Race Trifecta

By |June 20th, 2017|

Every athlete has a moment in their life that has inspired them to set their mind on achieving a goal within their sport of interest. They train for many hours, for many weeks, months, and even years. They train their minds and bodies on accomplishing that goal, and when that moment comes in competition when they don’t think they can go that extra step or mile, that is when they reflect back on that moment that inspired them to pursue this journey in the first place. This is where the real test begins.

US OCR Champs 15k Map Puzzle

By |June 5th, 2017|

While the map dropped on USOCRC's Facebook page earlier today, there was very little info on how to "move" the pieces to see more of the map, and apparently that's still a mystery that founder Adrian Bijanada is keeping mostly mum about. We do know from the past that Adrian likes to tie in reveals of this sort with challenges, contests, donations to charity, obstacle reveals, etc. and today's release is no exception - kicking off brand new 10% discounts for Pro (MRG10PRO) and Age Group (MRG10) divisions.

5 Weird Things That Are Normal For OCR Athletes

By |April 25th, 2017|

While most people think it is unusual to jump over fire, crawl under barbed wire and climb over walls on the weekend, that is just the tip of the iceberg. Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) is weird…like really weird. Before you know it, OCR has infiltrated all aspects of your life and is affecting how you dress, how you act and what you think is normal.

Mix Up Your Training to Find Your Fire

By |April 18th, 2017|

Losing the Passion Author's note: I started writing this last year while I was really in some fitness doldrums, and this will be a multi-part series trying to explain how I re-ignited my passion for fitness. First, here's how I lost it. Whether it's your job, friends, relationships, or stuff like your car, phone, house, and [...]

US OCR Champs Announces Combo Tickets

By |March 9th, 2017|

Beginning on March 9, 2017, the United States OCR Championships will be offering a limited number of "combo tickets" in partnership with Conquer The Gauntlet, BONEFROG, Indian Mud Run, The Battlegrounds, and Green Beret Challenge. For $150, athletes will be able to participate in the Inaugural United States OCR Championships Age Group division, with no qualifying necessary, and also select any open heat in one these selected USOCRC partner event during this limited-time registration.


By |March 8th, 2017|

After much work and discussion, we, along with BONEFROG, the OCR World Championships, and the USOCR Championships, have reached the following solution: BONEFROG will hold their event on April 29 in Austin, Texas. Conquer The Gauntlet will hold our event on October 21, at YO Ranch HQ.

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