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Race Recap: Arizona Rugged Maniac

By |April 12th, 2019|

OCR fanatics in Arizona are lucky enough to have the Rugged Maniac come into town twice a year.  The first Arizona Rugged of the 2019 race season was held April 6th at Wild Horse Pass in Chandler.

The Return of #5keveryday: No Foolin’

By |March 28th, 2019|

After an earlier attempt at a year-long 5k per day running streak was derailed by a soccer injury, Brett Stewart from Mud Run Guide is at it again - this time supported by Inov8 and some other great running brands to help him reach his 1131.5 mile goal

Gear Review: Mudgear Freestyle Shorts

By |January 31st, 2019|

We put the new Mudgear Freestyle shorts to the test through indoor & outdoor winter training - how did they perform?

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.

Training Tuesday: Preventing Ankle Injuries

By |November 20th, 2018|

The ankle is the most frequently injured joint of the human body.  Unfortunately, ankle injuries are all too common in the world of obstacle course racing.  The amount of ankle stability needed to maneuver the various terrain encountered during an obstacle course race is remarkable. 

How Road Racing Relates to OCR (Obstacle Course Racing)

By |November 8th, 2018|

Aaron Singleton and I had been chatting online this summer quite a bit and decided it would be neat to collaborate on an article. I wanted to show how it felt to go from road runner to obstacle course racer, and how it felt to go from obstacle course racer to road runner.

Race Recap: Savage Blitz Maryland Fall 2018

By |October 11th, 2018|

Kathleen Davis heads out to Maryland to take on a Savage Race Blitz. She battled the elements on the course and off race weekend and reviews her experience.

Race Recap: Terrain Race Colorado Springs 2018

By |August 8th, 2018|

2018 marks the first year Terrain Race has an event in both Denver and Colorado Springs. This was a brand-new race venue for participants and was a much different experience than the Spartan Fort Carson Honor Series from earlier in the year. Racers were introduced to new style obstacles, more mud than they had earlier in the year, and a fun family-oriented experience.

Race Recap: Terrain Race, Flagstaff

By |July 31st, 2018|

1,000's of people flocked to Flagstaff, Arizona to escape the heat of the valley and to compete in the Terrain Race on July 21st.  While the valley hit temps of 116 degrees, Flagstaff was an absolutely beautiful 75 degrees. 

Terrain Race: Slinger, Wisconsin

By |July 18th, 2018|

Wet, muddy, humid and hilly.  These four words perfectly describe the Terrain Race in Slinger, Wisconsin.  This race was held at Little Switzerland, a small midwestern ski resort located about 30 miles northwest of Milwaukee.  When we pulled up to the venue, the hills really did not seem too intimidating, especially considering the standard 5k distance of this race. 

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