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Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge – Interview with The Comeback Kids’ Beni Gifford

By |July 25th, 2016|

Obstacle course racer Beni Gifford gives us some background on his team's Season 1 win of Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge, how he picked his teammates, the fights that nearly tore the team apart, and what it felt like to win $50,000

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Spartan Strong with Evan Dollard – Episode 1

By |July 11th, 2016|

Mud Run Guide's resident modern-day Ninja, Evan Dollard, takes us along on his SPARTAN STRONG journey! Stop #1, MROC in SoCal!

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BattleFrog and the BFX Rule Changes – Creating Their Own Controversy and Problems

By |May 8th, 2016|

Why in the name of Odin would you want to do something that would even have the possibility of reducing attendance? Did this not occur to anyone? The feedback from the average racer, looking to move up a notch in challenge has been overwhelmingly bad! And remember, people "vote with their feet!". For every comment, there are dozens who feel the same and just won't be considering your race.

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Warrior Dash is Vital to OCR, and to Me. Here’s Why.

By |April 15th, 2016|

Year-in and year-out, Warrior Dash proves its worth as being one of the best mud runs for beginners, as I wrote in this article on that subject last year. One could argue their obstacles and event is somewhat formulaic, and that's exactly what I want! When I'm recommending a race for first-timers or fun-seekers - whether to millions of people* or a group of parents and teachers at my daughter's school, I want to know they are going to get a safe, fun, experience that I know each and every one of them can handle. Period.

OCR Warrior: Ep 51 Best of the Best – Qualifiers

By |November 29th, 2015|

From the OCR World Championships 2015, we bring you the Qualifying Rounds of OCR Warrior Best of the Best. 36 of the top obstacle course racing athletes from all over the globe face off on a custom-designed course with the top 4 men and women advancing to the finals!

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Why the World’s Toughest Mudder Community is the Best in OCR

By |November 24th, 2015|

WTM is the Vatican City of The Community, the gathering place where people shed their regular existences to express their extraordinary resolve. 1200 runners toe the line in Las Vegas, where our head deacon, Sean Corvelle, provides us with a little more insight into ourselves we haven’t thought of.

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Spartan Race Makes OCR Debut at The Running Event

By |November 23rd, 2015|

New this year is the Experiential Zone in the ACC's Hall 5. Experience obstacle racing from Spartan Race; ElliptiGO elliptical cycling which combines the best of running, cycling and the elliptical trainer; inov-8 strength training for runners; and TRX suspension training, anytime Wed. afternoon through Friday mid-day, Dec. 2 to 4. A media demo is planned Thurs., Dec. 3., starting at 6 a.m.

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Race Recap: Shale Hill Halloween 10K

By |November 12th, 2014|

The course was both amazing and brutal and beat me up but I was glad I went. It’s not often that I have completed a course and felt like I did after Shale Hill, if you can dominate the Shale Hill course, then you can probably conquer almost any other OCR course in America! The course is the best I have run to date.

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