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Conquering The Gauntlet Goes Digital

July 15th, 2019|0 Comments

Are you ready to Conquer the Gauntlet? The complete guide to the race series is now available in hard copy and on kindle.

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Community Members of the Week: July 6 – 12, 2019

We'll be bringing you exciting coverage from races across the country this weekend, but first, let's check in with the OCR Community!

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One-on-One with Jamie Rahn

Mud Run Guide crew member Aaron Singleton sits down with American Ninja Warrior competitor Jamie Rahn to talk Season 11 and how the sport has developed over the years.

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#5keveryday: Making (another) Comeback

A little over 300 miles into this year's #5keveryday running streak I made the hard decision to hit pause for a few days to heal a sudden ankle injury; thereby tossing aside my consecutive run streak at 92 days.

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Race Recap: Spartan D.C. Sprint

For those who wanted to start their Independence Day celebrations early, Spartan returned to the Baltimore International Raceway for the annual D.C. Spartan Sprint the weekend of June 29th.

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Athletes of the World: Joe's Looking for You!

July 1st, 2019|0 Comments

Spartan Founder, Joe De Sena is looking high and low for the best athletes on the planet looking to take home part of $1.3 million dollars in Spartan prize money... do you have what it takes?

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OCR Training – Building Stability

Sarah Pozdol, founder of provides some simple things that you can add to your training regimen for building stability as the foundation to proper movement and injury prevention.

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Training Tuesday: Building Grip Strength

Mud Run Guide Crew member Daniel Ludwig shares some tips on an extremely important element of OCR that's often overlooked - developing grip strength.

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Steve McCollum wins 2019 OCR Humanitarian Award

Mud Run Guide, For Those Who Would, and OCR North American Championships are excited to announce that Steve McCollum is the recipient of the 2019 OCR Humanitarian Award.

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Community Members of the Week: June 29 – July 5, 2019

We hope you had a great time celebrating July 4th with family, friends, and fireworks. Let's check in with the OCR Community to see how they celebrated.

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Race Reviews

The 5K Foam Fest

Average rating: 4.76 / 5 from 1898 reviews.

Mud Hero

Average rating: 4.83 / 5 from 327 reviews.

Warrior Dash

Average rating: 2.8 / 5 from 203 reviews.

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Frontline OCR

Average rating: 5 / 5 from 16 reviews.

Big Dog Brag

Average rating: 5 / 5 from 13 reviews.

Big Nasty Mud Run

Average rating: 5 / 5 from 12 reviews.

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