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Spartan and Rakuten announce new Viber community ahead of Spartan World Championships

August 21st, 2019|0 Comments

Spartan announces the new "Spartan Viber Global Community" as part of the 2019 Spartan World Championships through their partner Rakuten Viber. Through the app, users can unlock Q&As, training plans, nutritional tips and more from the top pros and minds in the sport of OCR.

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Race Recap: Terrain Race Portland 2019

Are free races ever really free? One Mud Run Crew member gives their opinion on the Portland, OR Terrain Race.

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Rugged Races Acquires RAM Racing and the Hot Chocolate 15K/5K Series

Rugged Races, the parent company of Rugged Maniac, announced last week it has acquired RAM Racing and its entire portfolio of events, including the Allstate Hot Chocolate 15K/5K series.

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Diabetes Sports Project and Project MUD Prepare for WTM

When we think about inspiring stories within OCR, we often think about wounded veterans, amputees, or wheelchairs making it through the course. What we don't see or think about often are those with an underlying condition that makes it difficult to make it through the course. Today we highlight the Diabetes Sports Project Foundation and their new Project More Unstoppable Diabetics program.

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Community Members of the Week: August 10 – 16, 2019

Happy Friday from Mud Run Guide! Let's check in with our community members to see what is happening this week in OCR!

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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 OCRTraining.com 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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One on one with Tough Mudder CEO Kyle McLaughlin

Kyle McLaughlin was no stranger to the Tough Mudder team over the years, and when they were looking for a brand refresh, he was the prime candidate to take the reins.

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Race Review: Rugged Maniac PA

Rugged Maniac had a rough day in PA. Let's dig in to the positives and drawbacks of this year's race.

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