The Mud Movement: Spartan Race Super Austin

By |May 25th, 2017|

The Mud Movement was at Spartan Race Super in Austin, Texas over the weekend. The team behind The Mud Movement put together this video showcasing the highlights from the race weekend including Amelia Boone's return to racing after a year of injury.

Race Recap: Spartan Race Citi Field 2017

By |May 19th, 2017|

Since so many people have been complaining that Spartan Races are becoming stale, they decided to call upon the weather Gods and order a huge rainstorm for the Spartan Race sprint at Citifield to mix things up. OK so maybe this isn’t true, BUT the weather was another obstacle we had to deal with.

Spartan Race Ultra World Championship Coming to Iceland

By |May 18th, 2017|

Spartan Race posted on their social media the above graphic this morning. A cryptic post about an event coming to Iceland in December. Further investigation found on Spartan Race Hungary's page appears that Spartan Race is gearing up for an Ultra World Championship to be held in Iceland on December 16, 2017.

Race Recap: Spartan Race Beast New Jersey

By |May 10th, 2017|

Spartan Race made its annual Beast stop at Mountain Creek Resort in Vernon, New Jersey. Heavy storms rolled into the area early Saturday morning causing every wave of athletes to be postponed 30 minutes. The extra time allowed Spartans to prepare for 13.8 miles of grueling climbs and 32 obstacles which would heavily tax the upper body.

InsideTracker to Sponsor the 2017 US Spartan Race Season 

By |May 8th, 2017|

InsideTracker announced on Friday they will be a sponsor for the US Spartan Race Season. InsideTracker is a personalized health analytics company whose mission is to empower people to improve their health and performance through science, quantification, and personalization. The company, founded by scientists from MIT, Tufts, and Harvard, offers a platform to analyze key biomarkers related to health and performance and delivers actionable guidance tailored to each individual.

Opinion: What’s Next for Spartan Race?

By |May 8th, 2017|

Five years ago Spartan Race became Reebok Spartan Race as the two companies entered into multi-year title sponsorship deal. At the time, the announcement was a major turning point for the entire obstacle racing industry, having a company rebrand with a major sponsor.

Killian & Stenning Pick up Yokohama Sponsorship

By |May 5th, 2017|

Yokohama Tires become the official tire of Spartan Race for the 2017 season. Yesterday, the company announced it would be sponsoring three athletes for the season, continuing the commitment that Yokohama has with the obstacle racing industry.

Race Recap: Goal Interrupted – Back-To-Back Spartan Sprints With A Championship Twist

By |May 4th, 2017|

For years now I’ve been trying to find ways to push my limits in search of that DNF (Did Not Finish). I realize that may seem like a strange goal to many people. But ever since I started Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) over six years ago, I keep doing things that would not have seemed possible…only because I tried. Each step has been to a new plateau for me something just out of reach, but ‘possible.'

Opinion: Spartan Spear throw Shenanigans

By |May 2nd, 2017|

Once again we saw the spear throw played a major role in the first Spartan Race US Championship Series event. Robert Killian stepped on his string while leading the race – a rookie mistake by his own admission. Of the women, I only know of Alyssa Hawley and Faye Stenning among the top pre-race contenders who actually made the throw.

Race Recap: Spartan Race Seattle 2017

By |April 27th, 2017|

This past weekend I traveled up to beautiful Snohomish, Washington to compete in the Spartan Race: Seattle Super/Sprint weekend. This race also happened to be the first stop in the U.S Championship series attracting OCR athletes from all parts of the country to give it their all in what was bound to be an exciting race that challenged all of us both mentally and physically. This is certainly not a course for the faint of heart.

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