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Race Recap: Spartan Race Citi Field 2017

By |May 19th, 2017|

Since so many people have been complaining that Spartan Races are becoming stale, they decided to call upon the weather Gods and order a huge rainstorm for the Spartan Race sprint at Citifield to mix things up. OK so maybe this isn’t true, BUT the weather was another obstacle we had to deal with.

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.

CTG & BONEFROG: OCRUNITED

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.

SmashPlan – Final Days of a Great Journey

By |February 7th, 2017|

the entire 30-day SmashPlan has been fun and relatively easy overall; every day I have enjoyed the convenience of grabbing a SmashPack pouch no matter where I'm headed. Breakfast has been on autopilot for the past month, I don't need to think about what I should eat, and there's been no reason to grab a muffin or breakfast sandwich at a drive thru when I have a nutritious meal right there in my cupholder.

BONEFROG Goes Super (Bowl)

By |February 3rd, 2017|

Mud Run Guide has been battle-central over the last 2 weeks, as soon as The Pats (easily) ripped apart the Steel Curtain and The "Dirty Birds" squeezed the Cheeseheads, Chris and Brett have all but turned into bitter enemies. You see, Mr. Stewart hails from New England while Mr. Lewis makes his home in Atlanta. The tension is palpable, and conference calls have become verbal warfare with jabs from both sides - win or lose, things may never be the same again.

Mud Run Guide Announces New OCR News Podcast

By |January 26th, 2017|

We at Mud Run Guide are committed to bringing the OCR industry accurate and timely news to the growing community. Since 2012, Mud Run Guide has been obsessively committed to our audience bringing news in formats that are portable and accessible to the industry. Today, we announce a first in the OCR industry, a new weekly news podcast called OCR News Weekly.

SmashPlan Week 1 – We’re Going Streaking!

By |January 16th, 2017|

Speaking of "SmashPlan" this weekend I managed to smash my head into a few other players diving for a ball playing goalie, and in-turn messed up my left shoulder. Instead of letting that sidetrack me, I'm pivoting... and going streaking!

SmashPlan Day 1 & 2 – Getting on Track

By |January 11th, 2017|

Starting over is never easy, but once you find that spark of energy - that motivational drive to make it happen - you're on the right track to reach your goals. Day 1 was a breeze, and I find myself falling back into my old, healthy, habits once again.

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