Yesterday, it was officially announced that Spartan Race and the popular online training network had teamed up to create unique Spartan Race specific training on the digital training format. Kevin Donoghue, a coach, athlete, and member of the Spartan Race Pro-Team leads the workouts in the new program. Mud Run Guide talks with Kevin about the new program, who it is for, and why it is a good addition to any Spartan's training routine.
From surviving a road biking accident that left her with many broken bones, to nursing her children while on the course it seems like there is nothing that Allison can’t or won’t do. I have the honor of interviewing her for this piece, as everyone has their “layers”. Allison is a super nice person, but when it comes down to her coaching and training, she is not afraid to push you outside of your comfort zone.
Daily Burn, the leading streaming fitness service offering more than 600 workouts, announces the launch of a first of its kind interactive partnership with Spartan Race. The partnership brings Spartan Race’s official training philosophy, Spartan SGX, to the Daily Burn on demand library, which allows users to work out anytime, anywhere.
Brett tests out the new insoles from ShoeCue, featuring a textured heel to restore important sensory feedback from your feet to your brain. If anyone could use a better foot-brain connection, it's Brett.
Last week Mud Run Guide attended Outdoor Retailers. The largest outdoor retailer buyers show in North America. We caught up with some of the top brands in the industry to see what is new and upcoming for 2017. An annual favorite is visiting the Luna Sandals booth.
365 Sports Inc. and Crazy Canuck Events have announced Tuesday, January 17th that they will be merging their efforts to bring Mud Hero to Canadians nationwide. 365 Sports Inc has acquired 52% of Crazy Canuck Events marking the largest merger in the Canadian OCR industry. Crazy Canucks has been bringing Mud Hero to adults and kids with 6km and 10km obstacle courses coast to coast. Mud Hero continues to be a favorite Canadian obstacle race series.
The Epic Series OCR challenge on December 17th was the final race of the year in San Diego. This would be my 3rd time this year competing in one of their events. This event was going to be the hardest one to date. For me, a master’s level competitor at 45yrs of age Epic series in 2016 has continued to offer an elite wave for anyone 40+ years of age for their open course challenge. This year I have had some success by reaching the podium three times on the two previous races.
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 [...]
Last year, Mud Run Guide featured Adam Kimble's Run Across the US. We followed him through his adventure documenting it along the way. Kimble is a former Warrior Dash Race Director who happens to also be an endurance junkie. Kimble's latest adventure is The Wheel - a documentary Discovery Channel series which places six people in six different survival locations in South America.
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!