About Margaret Schlachter

Margaret is Editor-in-Chief of Mud Run Guide. She has been part of the OCR Community since 2010. When not working on the next article she can be found running from race-to-race as a competitor. She founded, an OCR community for women as well as former contributing editor for Mud and Obstacle Magazine and industry expert for She authored the book Obstacle Race Training.

Jon Albon One Step Closer to Spartan $1 Million

By |November 5th, 2018|

After this weekend, Albon is one step closer to the $1 Million dollar prize winning the Trifecta Weekend Championship in Greece. Webster opted out of the weekend and is out of the running for the unprecedented prize purse. However, as we noted in nearly a month ago, Albon's road to Iceland is not a smooth one. 

Mario Lopez Surprises Tough Mudders in SoCal

By |November 5th, 2018|

You never know who you will see at an obstacle course race. This past weekend participants at the Tough Mudder SoCal were surprised when Mario Lopez showed up at the start line. Lopez spent the say encouraging racers and coaching them through some of Tough Mudders signature obstacles.

Can Jon Albon Win the $1 Million Spartan Prize?

By |November 2nd, 2018|

Jon Albon is just coming off his wins at the OCR World Championships. However, the champion barely has time to recover as tomorrow begins the Spartan Trifecta Weekend in Greece. Albon the 2019 Spartan World Championship is now in a league of his own racing for the $1 Million prize purse. 

Community Members of the Week: Oct. 26 – Nov. 1, 2018

By |November 2nd, 2018|

With Halloween over, the 2018 season slowly coming to a close, there is still a lot happening in the obstacle racing industry. While most of our feeds were full of Halloween costumes this week, others were showing off their achievements.

OCR World Championships Set to Return to UK in 2019

By |November 1st, 2018|

Adventurey the parent company of the OCR World Championships announced today the signature event will return to the United Kingdom in 2019. Mark your calendars for October 11 - 13, 2019. The OCR World Championships is continuing to innovate and adapt as it is set to host its 6th World Championship.

Amelia Boone Gets Her Own Goodr Sunglasses and Goodr G.A.M.S. Event

By |October 26th, 2018|

Next Saturday adjacent to LAX, the Goodr G.A.M.S. Gets ‘Beastly’ and ‘brings the pain’ to a first-ever OCR G.A.M.S. To celebrate flamingoes, quasi-athletic debauchery, and Amelia Boone - the Queen of Pain.

Community Members of the Week: Oct 19 – 25, 2018

By |October 26th, 2018|

From young to old, muddy to clean, and everything in between Mud Run Guide is about highlighting all the best aspects of the obstacle course racing industry. Each week we highlight two members of our global community who are rocking it on and off the course.

Adaptive Athletes to Compete in Inaugural “Para Spartan”

By |October 25th, 2018|

Spartan continues to push the envelope in the obstacle racing industry with the introduction of "Para Spartan" for adaptive athletes. The inaugural race will take place November 17 in Laughlin, Nevada. The event will feature both an elite and open waves for adaptive athletes and a first for the obstacle racing community. 

Community Members of the Week: October 12 – 18, 2018

By |October 19th, 2018|

This week on community members of the week we highlight two athletes who were both having some fun out on the course.

Tough Mudder Partners with Impression Sports & Entertainment to Further Brand Partnerships

By |October 17th, 2018|

Tough Mudder announced today it has teamed up with Impression Sports & Entertainment for premier sponsorship sales. The organization will be seeking partnership and sponsorship packages for the global obstacle racing brand.

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