Spartan Strong w/Evan Dollard Ep. 10

By |August 31st, 2016|

Evan does a beach workout with American Ninja Warrior & Spartan Race TV star (and all-around awesome person) Rose Wetzel.

Faces at the Races — Jacob Kohler

By |May 24th, 2016|

I’m a naturally competitive person and I’ve also always loved climbing and monkeying around on things. After doing a couple races, I found that the community is great and I have a natural ability with obstacles that I really enjoy. I love what I do and that’s important. This week on Faces at the Races we profile Jacob Kohler.

Faces at the Races — Tyler Markley

By |April 4th, 2016|

Tyler Markley if this week's featured athlete on Faces at the Races. From Markley, OCR was initially just a "fit goal" that I set to keep motivated when I first began training. After my first race (Savage Pro), I realized that I had stumbled upon something that I not only enjoyed but also something that I was quite good at.

Rose Wetzel-Sinnett Featured in Panasonic WINGS Wireless Sport Clip 3D Flex Headphone Ad

By |February 11th, 2016|

OCR superstar, American Ninja Warrior, Team Ninja Warrior, and Spartan Race elite competitor Rose Wetzel-Sinnett is featured in a new ad for Panasonic WINGS Wireless Sport Clip 3D Flex Headphones.

SoCal Spartan Weekend – A Study in Contrasts

By |February 7th, 2016|

Spartan Race kicked off its 2016 season in Southern California last weekend with back to back races at Vail Lake in Temecula. Immediately obvious on arriving at the venue was the distressing lack of water in the lake; with a drop of at least 10-15’ of depth since our last visit back in September, it was clear that the long California drought is far from over. This also left exposed a vast mud plain that was once the lake bottom and would play a role in the race.

Workout: Crush the Spartan WC Tahoe Course

By |September 29th, 2015|

The following workout & article is from current BattleFrog Series point leader - no, not Ryan Atkins - his fiancée Lindsay Webster. Reprint courtesy of Icebug Footwear My muscles scream in pain, my lungs seem to have a crushing weight bearing down on them, and my body begs me to move from this uncomfortable position [...]

6 Steps to Becoming an Obstacle Racer: Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How?

By |September 2nd, 2015|

Are you new to the sport of Obstacle Course Racing? Don't worry, we'll show you there's nothing to fear, and drop all the knowledge bombs we possibly can to show you THIS SPORT IS FOR YOU! If you're already an OCR athlete, then share this with your friends & family so they can begin to understand "that crazy thing you do on the weekend." Who knows, they may realize it's about time to join you for some fun of their own!

OCR Warrior: Ep 44 – Hobie Call vs. Troy Bruns – KO#1

By |August 17th, 2015|

Wichita Kansas' own Troy Bruns faces off against The Godfather of obstacle course racing, Hobie Call. Does Troy have what it takes to knock Hobie out? Skull Valley may have something to do with it... only one of these guys will advance to KNockout Round #2 - which one will it be?

Community, Fringe Sports, Acquaintanceship Density, and OCR. What the Heck?!

By |June 10th, 2015|

Community is what most point to as the best thing about obstacle racing. Meeting old and new friends is often the highlight of race weekends. Even so, the community has evolved from the earliest days. A recent article in Men’s Fitness Magazine hinted at the evolution: “Before it was a slick, Reebok-sponsored international obstacle-racing phenomenon, the Spartan Race was a quirky, little-known adventure race in Vermont’s Green Mountains”.

World’s Toughest Mudder – Pre-Race Thoughts from a Veteran Racer

By |November 11th, 2014|

The hype and buzz within the World’s Toughest Community (WTM) has been crazy since the date and location was announced back in May. Tough Mudder decided with its fourth WTM to really change things up and step away from the home venue of Raceway Park in Englishtown New Jersey, and take the show out to Las Vegas. I can say I am glad I raced last year so that I did one at Raceway, but I am very happy for a change of venue. While no two events are the same, even if at the same location, the change will keep everyone guessing. Personally I think this change will have an impact on the final standings, while it will likely still be the same few ultra-elites in the top 10, I think we may see a new winner for both the male and female.

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