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Gear Review: XOSKIN Socks

When an all-star list of ultra runners like Barkely’s Marathons finisher John Kelly wear XOSKIN socks, you want to give them a try. See how they held up to OCR!

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Gear Review: Amino Co Perform

Want to fuel like the pros? Amino Co's pre-workout drink Perform contains amino acids to help build muscles and caffeine to keep you moving.

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Race Recap: Spartan Sprint Palmerton 2021

Much has changed in the world of OCR since the last Spartan race at Palmerton’s Blue Mountain.  Spartan debuted a new course mixed with familiar obstacles.

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The Rugged VIP Experience

This year, Rugged Maniac introduced “The VIP Experience.” Here’s a run down of what you get and who should sign up for it.

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Race Recap: Colorado Springs Spartan Super

Spartan Race takes a new direction for this year's race in Colorado Springs. The course was relatively flat and fast- and filled with familiar obstacles.

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Race Reviews

The 5K Foam Fest

Average rating: 4.76 / 5 from 1898 reviews.

Mud Hero

Average rating: 4.81 / 5 from 329 reviews.

Warrior Dash

Average rating: 2.81 / 5 from 202 reviews.


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Swamp Battle OCR

Average rating: 5 / 5 from 23 reviews.

Frontline OCR

Average rating: 5 / 5 from 17 reviews.

Big Dog Brag

Average rating: 5 / 5 from 13 reviews.


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