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Race Recap: Spartan Race DC Sprint

By |July 13th, 2018|

My apologies for being late to the party with this Spartan Sprint race recap outside of Washington DC. Unfortunately, I’m not independently wealthy and I’ve yet to find anyone interested in sponsoring a recreational but also average OCR athlete. In other words, I’ve been out of town traveling for work.

Race Review: Spartan Super – Austin 2018

By |May 29th, 2018|

It is amazing how far I’ve come personally.  I started off just doing a Tough Mudder half 2 years ago. This year I have done a race almost every two weeks the past couple of months.  I finally got to try my first Spartan at the Spartan Super outside Austin, Texas. There are lots of things to definitely discuss.

Race Recap: Spartan Race Big Bear Beast 2 – Soul Crusher

By |May 25th, 2018|

Yes. The second coming of Spartan Race Big Bear was given the moniker “Soul Crusher” by the Trailmaster himself, Steve Hammond. I honestly don’t think I could have come up with a more fitting name.

So You’ve Signed up For a Beast…

By |May 23rd, 2018|

It's happening.  You are going to do a Spartan Beast.  When you clicked the "complete registration" button, did a wave of panic set over you?  Are you wondering what your next step should be?  Check out these top ten tips for completing and conquering the Beast!

Race Recap: National Stadium Spartan Sprint

By |May 23rd, 2018|

Spartan exceeded my expectations from last year's race. It's almost like someone walked around prior to setting up the race and said, "I got them this year."

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Let’s talk about Liz Llorente’s “Burpee World Record”

By |May 14th, 2018|

I’m sure by now you’ve all seen the reports out of Australia, where a Liz Llorente “smashed” the world record for most burpees in 60 minutes. Barstool Sports has been circulating this video with a very candid critique of the mother from Melbourne.

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.

Race Recap: Spartan Race US National Championship Series, Seattle Super

By |April 19th, 2018|

Welcome back to the absolutely beautiful Pacific Northwest, where Spartan, once again, held its highly anticipated Seattle-area US National Series. It was an opportunity for OCR’s top athletes to secure their position in the US Championship in West Virginia, while also providing a rematch of sorts for those who were physically, mentally, and spiritually defeated after the mud fest that was the Seattle Super in 2017.

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!

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. 

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