Earlier this year I received an invitation from Don Devaney to participate in a beta test of his new endurance event, the RYNGE. I was promised an event that would challenge physical fitness, problem-solving skills, mental grit and teamwork. The event was described to me as a cross between live action role playing and an endurance race, with the participants writing their own story during the event.
Agoge 001 is currently underway in Pittsfield, Vermont. Spartan Agoge is the newest event in the Spartan Race Endurance lineup for the company. The event has drawn over thirty athletes from around the world to try and complete this 48-hour challenge. We spoke exclusively with Tony Matesi, Spartan Director of Endurance about the event and what participants have currently completed since the event kicked off this morning.
What do cinder blocks, air soft rifles, a Robert Frost poem, a disgusting, smelly pond, donuts on a string, a waterfall, wood chopping, a brutal & unconventional core workout, community service, and Dave & Busters have in common? All played vital roles in the 2015 SISU Iron: a world-class 30h endurance challenge in the hills of Monrovia, CA.
The latest in Extreme Endurance Events - The Gauntlet in Macon, Georgia recently mades it's debut. Our contributor Devin Cas tells the story of this unique event.