It is always so lovely to be in the swing of the season and see the OCR calendar come to life all over the world. In Australia, the bucket-list worthy True Grit had an amazing weekend, while in Canada, the XMan Race brought in impressive numbers. Dirty Dozen weekend in England, Warrior Race in South Africa...the entire planet appears to have been getting muddy this week!
The 2014 Warrior Dash World Championships women's race consisted of some of the best female obstacle course racers like Rose Wetzel, KK Stewart, and Cassidy Watton along with some of the best running talent in the US: Julia Webb, Renée Baillie, and Kimber Maddox. The hilly 5k course was a challenge at the extreme pace set by these ladies - check it out!
Margaret gets to know a couple of the best and brightest new stars in the sport of OCR on the men's and women's side: Reigning World's Toughest Mudder champion Ryan Atkins and Corinna Coffin. Both athletes were runners-up at Spartan Race World Championship, and they both also won those same divisions at the BattleFrog race [...]
Last week BattleFrog Series announced Corinna Coffin as the new Lifestyle Director for the race series. Mud Run Guide reached out to Coffin to learn more about this new position and her goals for both work and racing in the future.