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Race Recap: Spartan Race Super at Mountain Creek Resort 2017

By |November 13th, 2017|

partan Race held a Super at Mountain Creek Resort in Vernon, New Jersey this past Saturday.  The Elite and Competitive waves began with temperatures in the mid-30s.  Spartans were decked out in extra layers in preparation for the cold temperatures.  The course was just under 9 miles in length, featuring 25 obstacles well placed on the course.

Race Recap: Spartan Race Tri State Super

By |November 10th, 2017|

In March I started my 2017 OCR season freezing my butt off at Greek Peak doing a Spartan Race Sprint in 10 degrees with the ground covered in ice and this past weekend I saw it come to an end in Vernon New Jersey at the Spartan Race Super amongst the beautiful changing leaves. If there is one thing  I learned I’ll need to do if I plan on continuing to race (which I do) ..is I may want to consider investing in some climbing gear and incorporate it into my training.

Spartan Race Forges New Partnership with 24-Hour Fitness

By |November 7th, 2017|

Today, Spartan Race announced it has teamed up with one of the largest fitness clubs in the industry offering integrated training and race experiences for obstacle course racers and fitness enthusiasts. The two companies entered into a multi-year agreement offering a fully integrated partnership.

We Don’t Whine, Kids Whine.

By |November 3rd, 2017|

If you’ve ever run a Tough Mudder, you know its credo is recited before each race. My favorite line from that inspirational speech goes a little something like, “I don’t whine. Kids whine.”

Race Recap: Spartan Race Big Bear Debut

By |November 2nd, 2017|

Hopes were high for the first Spartan Beast held at Snow Summit in Big Bear, California, literally. The 4,000 feet of elevation gain in 12.2 miles did not disappoint. Well, it actually did disappoint a few competitors, who suffered the elevation, dust and tricky technical terrain.

Spartan Race: Building bladder strength and stamina. Do YOU have what it takes?

By |October 16th, 2017|

Spartan Race is a magical experience. You truly get to channel your inner-warrior and put your limits to the test. I love Spartan Race for this and have done nearly 40 events with them.  But what if “putting your limits to the test” was also a test of your bladder strength? Is this acceptable?

The Resolutioners Recap

By |October 12th, 2017|

For a bit of context, let's start out with a little bit about me. I finished off 2012 at the doctors, sick and obese in horrible health. I knew I needed to do something about it so I set a 2013 resolution to get healthy and loose some weight. Fast forward, I've lost almost 75lbs and had a child in 2015.

Race Recap: Sun Peaks Spartan Beast 2017

By |October 5th, 2017|

It has honestly taken me a while to process everything emotionally and physically that I went through during the Sun Peaks Spartan Race Beast. I have never had a race break me like that (not even a marathon). To put it lightly, the Beast was the hardest race that I ever conquered and the last piece of my Trifecta puzzle

2017 Spartan Race World Champion Cody Moat Interview

By |October 3rd, 2017|

Cody Moat was named the 2017 Spartan Race World Champion on Saturday. After the race, he took a few moments to talk about winning the race and what it meant to him. Moat won his first Spartan Race World Championship in 2012 in Vermont than a relative unknown in the sport.

2017 Spartan Race World Championship Weekend Ultra Beast

By |October 2nd, 2017|

Early Sunday morning athletes lined up before sunrise to take on the Spartan Race World Championship course not once but twice. The Ultra Beast athletes kicked off at 6:00 am under the sounds of Jon Copper's bagpipes.

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