Spartan Returns to Iceland with Bigger Prizes for 24-Hour Spartan Ultra World Championship

By |April 25th, 2018|

Spartan is upping the ante this year for the 24-Hour Spartan Ultra World Championships which returns to Iceland for the second year. The event is set to take place on December 8, 2018, with more than $125,000 in cash prizes on the line.

Race Recap: Citi Field Spartan Stadium Sprint

By |April 25th, 2018|

For some, their OCR season is in full swing. For me, the Spartan Stadium Sprint at Citi Field was my first race of the year and it didn’t disappoint! The race was held on Saturday, April 21 at Citi Field, home of the New York Mets (Let’s go Mets!). For those not familiar with New York City, the stadium is in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park in the borough of Queens and was about 110 miles from my home in New Jersey.

Training Tuesday: Preventing Cramping on Race Day

By |April 24th, 2018|

Muscle cramps can be a debilitating ailment for any athlete.  For obstacle racing competitors it can be race-ending because around every corner is another obstacle that requires your full muscular strength to complete.

Community Members of the Week – April 6-12, 2018

By |April 13th, 2018|

. We at Mud Run Guide know the most important people are you the MRG community and we continue to strive to bring you the news and information where you seek it out. But Mud Run Guide is not all about us, it is about you! The Community!

Spartan Launches New Leadership Program – SpartanX Leadership Forums

By |April 9th, 2018|

Business owners take note, Spartan recently announced SpartanX Leadership Forums. The new program is aimed to bring business leaders around the world together. The new program is set to take place at six stadium races this year with Spartan found Joe De Sena. The new program kicks off at the Citi Field Stadium Race on April 20, 2018. 

USA Functional Fitness Hosts National Championship at Spartan’s North American Championship

By |April 4th, 2018|

Spartan and the USA Functional Fitness have joined forces to host the USA Functional Fitness National Championship at the Spartan North American Championship in Glen Jean, West Virginia on August 25-26, 2018. The announcement combines both worlds of functional fitness and obstacle racing. 

CRAFT Sportswear Named “Official Performance Apparel and Footwear” of Spartan

By |March 29th, 2018|

For the last couple of months, many in the obstacle racing industry have been speculating which company would become the "official apparel and footwear" sponsor for Spartan. Today, that question is answered with the announcement of CRAFT, the Swedish based company, entering into a multi-year partnership with Spartan.

Men’s Video Highlights From Spartan U.S. National Series

By |March 26th, 2018|

Spartan kicked off the U.S. National Series this weekend with some intense action in San Jose. In the men's race, it was Ryan Woods who took the first win of the series. The Gritty course on Mount Diablo offered a challenging course for top athlete to battle it out.

Woods and Kolbl Take First at Spartan U.S. National Series in San Jose

By |March 26th, 2018|

Spartan kicked off their U.S. National Series over the weekend in San Jose. Many of the top athletes from around the obstacle racing community toed the line for the first stop on this year's tour. Top finishers for the weekend were Ryan Woods and Rea Kolbl.

Race Recap: Spartan Greek Peak Winter Sprint 2018

By |March 24th, 2018|

Spartan held its second annual Winter Sprint at Greek Peak ski resort in central New York.  The event took place Saturday with the Elites taking the snow at 9 am.  The crowds overall for the day seemed smaller than a typical Spartan race. 

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