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TMHQ Unveils New Tough Mudder 5k Venues

By |February 8th, 2018|

Tough Mudder is setting the new standard of excellence in 5K events. So many runners and outdoor enthusiasts are not being challenged or excited by ordinary fun runs, 5K/10K races, and half marathons. The Tough Mudder 5K provides a taste of tough – taking your 5K experience to the next level – all while providing empowering moments after completing obstacles and helping fellow weekend warriors,” said Will Dean, CEO & Co-founder, Tough Mudder, Inc.

2018 Expectations: OCR Do’s and Don’ts

By |February 7th, 2018|

Rejoice, OCR enthusiasts, the season is here! We’ve had a long winter, but the first mud has been cleaned off of our collective sneakers after Spartan Race’s SoCal Super and Sprint weekend!

The Captain Kaufmann Fit Challenge: Keep Pushing Yourself in 2018.

By |February 6th, 2018|

How’s that resolution holding up? Are you as dedicated as ever, or are your workouts becoming stale? You finished last month’s challenge, but have you neglected the teachings of the one before? It’s imperative to keep yourself motivated, and with that comes the issue of developing a plan that hits all of your key muscles, without sending your fitness routine into autopilot.

Avoiding Burnout During the OCR Season

By |January 8th, 2018|

Athlete burnout is very common in the world of obstacle course racing. With events taking place year round, there is often not enough time to step away from the sport to decompress and refocus. As we begin the new year and a new race season, let's take a moment to look at the risk factors for burnout and develop a plan of action in the event you experience any of these symptoms.

The OCR Beast Grip Strength Challenge: Do You Even Hang?

By |December 21st, 2017|

If you haven’t tended to sore hands, massaged burning forearms or checked Instagram in December, you probably haven’t heard of one of the most grueling training challenges proposed to OCR enthusiasts. The brainchild of OCR Beast founder and coach, “Spartan” Spencer Mahoney, the Dead Hang Challenge focuses on developing improved grip strength and of course, those epic “Popeye forearms.”

Race Recap: Houston Tough Mudder 2017 – Creekside Offroad

By |November 16th, 2017|

Another Mudder down, and I can honestly it was the best Tough Mudder event I have been to so far. While the Mudder Village may have been smaller than usual, every other aspect of the race is exactly what I would expect from an OCR.  The course itself was the best course I’ve run, and the spectator course as well was very efficiently done.

2017 Tougher Mudder World Championship Recap

By |November 10th, 2017|

In early October, Tough Mudder announced a new Championship series to go with the competitive first wave on most Saturday’s of a Tough Mudder weekend. This gives the competitive people among us the opportunity to run hard and fast while also enjoying the experience of Tough Mudder.

Tough Mudder Open “The Vault” in 2018 Bringing Back Classic Obstacles

By |November 9th, 2017|

Tough Mudder is bringing back some obstacle favorites in 2018 as they crack open their obstacle vault. In addition to that, the race organization is giving its fans the power to help shape which obstacles will make it onto the course in 2018.

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.”

Tough Mudder Partners With Facebook Watch for Tougher Mudder Championships

By |September 25th, 2017|

Tough Mudder announced today a new partnership with Facebook Watch. The new online platform from Facebook allows Tough Mudder to expand their live programming. Notably the new Tougher Mudder Championship Series live broadcast exclusively through Facebook.

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