About Evan Perperis

Evan is a Conquer The Gauntlet Pro, NSCA-CPT, owner of Strength & Speed along with a Hammer Nutrition sponsored athlete whose biography "Ultra-OCR Man: From Special Forces Soldier to Record Setting Pro OCR Athlete" is now available (hard copy, digital or audiobook). His highlights included 2018's 1st place Team Atomik at World's Toughest Mudder, 2nd Pro Team Coed at North American OCR Championships in 2018 and yearly record setting Ultra-OCR events for charity. With 50+ overall OCR podium finishes, he captured his training techniques and strategies in his books, "Strength & Speed's Guide to Elite Obstacle Course Racing", "Mud Run Guide's Ultra-OCR Bible", "Conquering The Gauntlet" and covered some of his favorite OCR events in "MRG's Ultimate OCR Bucket List" (all available from ).

Gear Review: Compex Wireless

By |May 16th, 2019|

Are you ready to pull the trigger on an Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS) system?  Learn more about the Compex Wireless, a compact system that makes travel easier.

Gear Review: SPIbelt

By |April 30th, 2019|

Not enough pocket space in your race kit? SPI-Belt might be the solution for you whether you need more space for your phone or for additional fuel.

Race Review: Spring Hammer Race Zumbo Falls

By |April 29th, 2019|

If you are looking for a one of a kind Obstacle Course Race, then Hammer Race is it. You run a 10k course with an 8 lbs. sledgehammer, completed hammer-themed obstacles along the way.

New OCR Book! Mud Run Guide’s Ultimate OCR Bucket List

By |April 22nd, 2019|

Mud Run Guide's comprehensive guide to the OCRs that you need to run is now available.  With contributions from almost a dozen members of the Mud Run Guide crew, the book provides first-hand experiences of races across the globe. 

Next Level ElectroShock Therapy

By |April 16th, 2019|

Tough Mudder’s brand is built on overcoming fears and challenging yourself. Let's dive deeper into one their most popular obstacle: ElectroShock Therapy. 

OCRmill 24: Lessons You Can Apply to Your Own Training

By |March 12th, 2019|

While your goals for this season may not involve 24 hours of treadmill miles and obstacles, Evan Perperis share lessons he learned that any OCR athlete can apply to their training.

OCRmill 24 Recap: 24 hours of Treadmill OCR

By |March 7th, 2019|

Over the course of 24 hours, Evan Perperis ran 85 treadmill miles and completed 340 obstacles to raise money for Folds of Honor.

Race Review: Hannibal Race Kuwait

By |February 26th, 2019|

Evan Perperis and Brenna Calvert from the Conquer the Gauntlet Pro Team travel to Hannibal Race Kuwait.

Gear Review: BleggMits 2.0

By |February 21st, 2019|

Are you training and racing through the Polar Vortex? Mud Run Guide checks out BleggMits 2.0. The updated version helps your hands stay dryer and warmer longer without compromising performance.

OCRmill Goes Nationwide and Personal

By |February 15th, 2019|

MRG's Evan Perperis takes on yet another Ultra OCR fundraiser of his own design, The OCRmill 24 main event is partnered with the Conquer The Gauntlet Pro Team Takeover of Conquer Fitness in Tulsa, OK on February 23-24, 2019

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