The 2017 Icebug Orbi are quite easy to write off on first glance; they just don't look like trail shoes, much less a high-tech racer. The shiny bright blue upper is contrasted by a cute little bug in eye-catching orange with each shoe cinched up with thin, seemingly simple laces - so one could be forgiven if dismissed these as pretty walkers or everyday kicks. Of course, you'd be wrong.
Spartan Race held its first Winter race in the United States this past Saturday. Greek Peak, located in upstate New York, hosted the event while also leaving most of its mountain open for skiers and snowboarders. After a week of temperatures in the upper 50’s, arctic air moved in on Friday to create a frigid setup for a 3.7-mile Sprint Race. More than 3500 Spartans braved the conditions for the race.
Spartan Race earlier this year made waves when announcing new rules for elite athletes in 2017. One of those rules was the requirement of approved Spartan apparel for the podium photos. Athletes across the board weighed in on the matter. Joe De Sena, CEO of Spartan Race, responded saying athletes would be given special podium shirts for the 2017 season. Today, the designs of those shirts have been unveiled.
Arnel Banawa headed back on the road the past weekend making a stop at Little Manatee River State Park in Florida. Banawa captured the excitement and fun of Mud Endeavor a fun and challenging 5K Obstacle Run. Mud Endeavor has been in business for over four years and continues to grow. Many members of the Mud Run Fun team were showcased in Banawa's latest OCRTUBE.
Run's Done is an antimicrobial, quick-dry Microfiber Suede Sports Towel Seat Cover wicks away moisture and protects your seat from dirt and grime. It's made with a non-slip backing that keeps it in place on your seat without any straps - we tested it out
"An all-ages playground." This was the description that Dr. Noah Kaufman gave when asked about the upcoming Wolfpack Ninja Competition. The event, takes place on April 29 and 30 at Magness Arena in Denver.
Bermuda has been known for decades as a destination vacation spot for people around the world. The small island nation is a simple flight from eastern United States cities and because of trade winds offers a warm and inviting climate. For decades the island was known to be a playground for only the wealthy over the past decade the country has tried to reshape the vision of who they are to the world. Today Bermuda wants to be one of the top sporting destinations in the world and the Bermuda Triple Challenge is helping to change the island's image.
Goliathon a charity based obstacle race in the United States announced today the launch of a new fundraising campaign. Since the beginning, race organizers - consisting of a group of volunteers - created Goliathon as an event to give back. Over the years they have focused on bringing clean drinking water to people all over the world. Today they launched a new campaign in advance of their next event on June 3, 2017.
As you all can tell, I am trying to interview women for this article series from all types of backgrounds and with stories to tell. When I first learned about Amy Pacjic, it was humbling. Not only was she an American Ninja Warrior competitor, but she is the only women to stand on both the overall podium of both Obstacle Course Racing World Championship and World’s Toughest Mudder.
The upper materials have been updated to a super soft and airy textile, so light and smooth it feels like being barefoot. The water pickup is minimal, the drainage is excellent and hence the wet weight is almost as low as when it’s dry. The midsole is very flexible and keeps the weight down. The height of the heel cup is slightly reduced in order to reduce pressure at the Achilles tendon. Terrain feel is remarkable thanks to the low profile of the sole.