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Spartan Stadiums vs Mountains: What is the Difference and How to Train

By |March 5th, 2019|

Stadion or Mountain? Which do you prefer? Find out more about how these races differ and how to train for each.

First Look: FIT FARM, Green Beret Challenge’s Newest Venue

By |March 4th, 2019|

We go behind-the-scenes and test out Green Beret Challenge's newest venue less than an hour outside of Nashville, TN at FIT FARM!

Bad Ass Women of OCR – Erin Rost

By |February 27th, 2019|

Many of us know her as the woman who finished 2nd place in Worlds Toughest Mudder in 2018 (a shocking victory even to Erin), however, there is more to her story. She is a flight commander in the Airforce and has been on the Price is Right. Erin has proven that making choices and sacrifices towards your goals, in the end, is totally worth it.

Competing in the Spartan Age Group Division

By |February 20th, 2019|

In 2018, I was absolutely thrilled to see Spartan introduce the competitive age group category as a way to address the gap between the open heat and elite racers.  This year, Spartan took it one step further and split the age groups into 4-year increments.  The group in which racers will compete is based on [...]

Race Recap: Spartan Race Arizona

By |February 18th, 2019|

Plenty of beautiful terrain awaited in the Spartan Arizona Sprint and Super courses, which varied from slight inclines and steep, hard declines, to beautiful sandy trenches and prickly bush juking.

Tough Mudder Ends Prize Money, TMX News, & New Ownership?

By |January 29th, 2019|

Moving into 2019, Tough Mudder has dropped prize money from all of their events - including World's Toughest Mudder, while they continue to search for a new TMX broadcast partner.

Is Savage Race the Biggest Secret in OCR?

By |January 28th, 2019|

Founded in 2010, Savage Race holds over a dozen races per year in two different formats: the 27+ obstacle, 5-7 mile Savage Race and the 15-20 obstacle, 3+ mile Savage Blitz... but are they still the "best-kept secret" in OCR?

Spartan Confessionals: One Lucky Athlete to Win an Airstream Basecamp X

By |January 24th, 2019|

Airstream Giveaway encourages Spartan athletes of all skill-levels and backgrounds to share their transformational stories and the inspiration that drives them to race, both on-site and via social media - and the chance to win a $40k Airstream X!

Altra Launches Lightest Ever Award-Winning Superior Trail Shoe

By |January 23rd, 2019|

At 7.9 ounces for men and 6.3 ounces for women, the Altra Superior 4 is one of the lightest trail shoes on the market, winning “Editor’s Choice” for Best Lightweight Trail Shoe from Runner’s World at the 2018 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market.

Bad Ass Women of OCR – Kym Butcher

By |January 23rd, 2019|

Kym Butcher's inspiring comback embodies the inner strength, determination, and heart found in every single Bad Ass Woman of OCR.

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