About Mike Matter

Mike is a dedicated road racing and OCR racer, with every distance raced from the mile to the marathon.

Race Recap: Tough Mudder Half Philadelphia

By |May 30th, 2017|

Being used to the competitive atmosphere in most of the OCR races I have participated in, I thought I would start off the 2017 racing season with the race that is made to get the first time OCR runners into the fold, Tough Mudder.

Race Recap: ROC Philadelphia

By |June 25th, 2014|

I wanted to begin the 2014 running season with a few races to get my family involved in some type of racing to get their year off to a good start, and the Ridiculous Obstacle Challenge (ROC) happened to be available. So I decided to give it a try and take my son along to see how the course held up to our normal OCR standards.

Review: Obstacle Race Training – How To Beat Any Course, Compete Like a Champion and Change Your Life

By |April 16th, 2014|

For me, the best section of the book was the ‘Turning You Backyard into a Training Center". I am always looking at ways to build or provide ways to get more of an actual race experience at home, and this section of the book gave me a ton of tools to get my training above and beyond what I thought it could be. I will be working on my own wall very shortly with the easy steps provided in this book.

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