About Daniel_Ludwig

Daniel is an avid OCR and endurance event enthusiast, trail runner, and amateur triathlete. He enjoys being outdoors, pursuing good health, exploring the unknown, and creating as many amazing memories as possible with his wife (also an avid OCR competitor and former Spartan Ultimate Team Challenge on NBC contestant) and their collective mini-me's. You can follow his adventures on Instagram at @danielkludwig.

Spartan Lake Tahoe Ultra and Beast Weekend

By |October 1st, 2021|

Many of Spartan's courses are great for first time racers. Tahoe's Ultra and Beast courses are definitely not on that list. The mountains of Tahoe are made for suffering, and there was plenty of it this past weekend.

Spartan Monterey Super and Sprint

By |August 30th, 2021|

Spartan came roaring back into California last weekend with the Monterey Super, Sprint, and Trail race weekend located in Salinas, CA.

Tough Mudder Tejón Ranch

By |August 17th, 2021|

After canceling their April 2021 event due to COVID concerns, many hoped that Tough Mudder's return to the West Coast would be nothing short of epic. Find out if it lived up to expectations.

Spartan Las Vegas Super and Sprint Weekend

By |April 1st, 2021|

Spartan's Back in the Southwest! Daniel Ludwig's recap of the Spartan 2021 Vegazona Sprint & Super

OCR Spotlight: Endurance Athlete Rachel Lotz

By |October 5th, 2020|

In just three short years, Rachel Lotz, 26, has gone from recreational OCR athlete to winning one of the most difficult team endurance challenges in the Country. Her resume is as thorough as it is impressive, including several Spartan Hurricane Heats, two Agoge Challenges, the 2018 Death Race, SISU Iron, and both the GORUCK Selection [...]

OCR Spotlight: Hardkour Performance

By |August 21st, 2020|

It's no secret that it's been a tough few months for all things OCR-related. The closure of many gyms due to the COVID-19 pandemic, along with the cancellation of most 2020 OCR and trail running events, has made it difficult for many fitness-related businesses to stay afloat. There are a few, however, that seem to [...]

Gear Review: Salming Elements 3

By |May 15th, 2020|

Mud Run Guide Crew's Daniel Ludwig puts the new Salming Elements 3 through their paces on the trails - how'd they do?

Shower Toga and Mark Cuban Looking out for COVID-19 First Responders

By |April 13th, 2020|

Founders Kressa and Tony Peterson are making sure that as many Shower Togas as possible find their way into the hands of first responders who are looking to protect their loved ones.

Grit OCR – East Walker Ranch, Santa Clarita, CA

By |February 26th, 2020|

Is GRIT OCR one of the best kept secrets in Obastacle Course Racing? Let's find out!

Spartan San Jose Super and Sprint Weekend – Diablo Grande, CA

By |February 20th, 2020|

The 2020 Spartan race season continued last weekend in beautiful Diablo Grande, CA with a race with a beautiful course and fantastic weather.

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