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Race Review: Spartan Sprint Fort Knox

By |July 30th, 2018|

Having an event located on/near a military base and naming it an "Honor Series" I expected a lot of patriotic fanfare and pride for our nation's military. However, at the end of the day, it just didn't measure up.

Race Recap: Terrain Racing West Virginia 2018

By |July 6th, 2018|

While arriving at the Terrain Race on June 23rd, 2018 in West Virginia few indicators stood out about how this race was going to go down. Mud was the theme of the day. From participants covered in mud to a festival that looked like a war movie set in some remote jungle.

Race Recap: Terrain Race Portland

By |June 19th, 2018|

Terrain Race is definitely worth checking out – not just for the absolute steal of a deal, but also for its challenging obstacles and the coveted monkey medal waiting for you at the end of your adventure.

Race Recap: Virginia Rugged Maniac

By |May 21st, 2018|

The race day weather in Virginia for the Rugged Maniac on Saturday, May 5th, 2018, was perfect. On this scenic day, it literally felt like an obstacle course racing family reunion, full of games like Cornhole, giant outdoor Beer Pong, fitness competitions, and food options galore. Sure, providing a festival area, which includes a mixture of activities at obstacle course races is nothing new.

Allow me to introduce: Beasts OCR, The PNW’s Biggest Team!

By |April 11th, 2018|

Ever run a race in the Washington or Oregon areas and hear a tremendous call and response of, “How Deep? Balls Deep?” Yeah, I have too, and I was completely floored by the movement started by OCR enthusiast Andrew Hooper, called Beasts OCR, the reigning biggest team for many of the Portland, Seattle and Boise obstacle course races over the years!

Facility Review: Urban Warrior, Portland, OR

By |December 15th, 2017|

Obstacle course racing and American Ninja Warrior, well, the fitness lifestyle in general, continues to explode throughout the world. Your typical athlete role model isn’t just the 300 professional football player or seven-foot basketballer. Your neighborhood gym no longer exclusively offers grimy treadmills and bulky weights. We are at the cutting edge of a complete fitness shake-up, and to be completely honest, I love it!

Race Recap: Warrior Dash Oregon

By |October 20th, 2017|

After years of missing this event due to conflicts in personal, business or racing schedules, I was finally able to take on Warrior Dash Oregon, a muddy 5K that continues to attract thousands of participants each every year. It’s always a great day for OCR when you can eat breakfast before and shower after the race at home.

Warrior Dash Joins US OCR Champs Combo Ticket

By |April 4th, 2017|

United States Obstacle Course Racing Championships, is proud to announce the addition of Warrior Dash to their 2017 Combo Ticket event lineup. Athletes can register for the inaugural United States Obstacle Course Racing Championships (USOCRC) Age Group Division as well as any nationwide Warrior Dash event of their choosing by purchasing a Combo Ticket for only $150.

US OCR Championships Launches Website & Registration for 2017 Event

By |January 23rd, 2017|

Registration is now open for the US OCR Championships. The two-day USOCRC will consist of a 3k short course competition on Saturday, September 2, followed by a 15k standard distance championship on Sunday, September 3. Both distances will feature a Pro Division for qualified athletes, as well as Age Group divisions that will primarily be open to all competitors.

Spartan FIT! Challenge from Joe De Sena

By |August 1st, 2016|

When Joe De Sena, founder of Spartan Race tells us to Spartan Up, we listen. While congratulating Mud Run Guide on passing 1000 original articles - lots of Spartan Race content in there too - he issues a challenge, are you Spartan FIT?

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