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So far Aaron Singleton has created 14 blog entries.

OpEd: Should Course Previewing Be Permitted?

By |November 11th, 2019|

Do you believe that preview runs should be a disqualifiable offense, or should athletes have the ability to pre-run without consequence?

Hurt Locker Recap

By |October 21st, 2019|

The first rule of Hurt Locker: things aren't always fair. Hurt Locker combines adventure racing and OCR with a heavy side of team building for a unique race experience.

One-on-One with Jamie Rahn

By |July 11th, 2019|

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.

Race Recap: X Warrior Challenge – Black Ops 2019

By |July 2nd, 2019|

In celebration of the summer solstice, athletes in Northern Alberta took to the trails for a twelve-hour evening obstacle course race at The Boneyard Compound. Participants were tasked with completing as many 8 kilometer loops featuring 26 obstacles as possible.

OpEd: Are Finisher Shirts Finished?

By |June 21st, 2019|

As OCR evolves as a sport, what should the next generation of race swag look like?

Picking a Fitness Coach

By |March 26th, 2019|

A trainer or fitness coach can go a long way in helping you reach whatever you want to accomplish. But how do you choose?

S.M.A.R.T. Goals for 2019

By |January 16th, 2019|

When we set goals, we know exactly where we want to end up but often have no idea how to get there. Incorporating S.M.A.R.T. goals is one of the most effective ways of keeping ourselves on track. This method of goal setting is a great way to narrow down not only your what, but your when, why, and how.

What I Learned From Volunteering

By |November 27th, 2018|

They can be seen at every event. Usually clad in brightly colored clothing and mud with a huge smile on their face. No, not racers. I am talking about the amazing volunteers that donate their time at each race to help make everyone’s experience a little bit better.

Black Ops – Barrhead, Alberta, Canada

By |July 10th, 2018|

The weekend of the summer solstice welcomed obstacle course racers to the first ever Black Ops 12 hour race at the Boneyard OCR Compound, just south of Barrhead, Alberta, Canada. Although it was the weekend with the most sunlight of the year, racers and crew still had to grind their way through 7 hours of caliginous night.

X Warrior Challenge Stadium Race – Calgary, Alberta, Canada

By |May 22nd, 2018|

In the heart of cowboy country, X Warrior Challenge welcomed obstacle racers into the Calgary Stampede grounds for the first stadium race of 2018. This was the third installment of the multi-event challenge that pits racers against the rodeo grounds and a horde of obstacles on a 5km course.

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