I can’t say enough good things about this truly amazing woman. From being one of the first women to conquer OCR, she has been the voice of strength for many of us looking to get into the sport. Often she has been referred to by Brett Stewart as “his little sister” when he speaks about her. I wanted you all to get a better sense of who Margaret is and how she continues to be a strong female voice in the OCR community.
The Cooldown:002 Big Sky Spartan, Rugged Maniac, Blind Obstacle Racers, and the Barkley of the west.
The Cooldown episode 2 features the news from the weekend, including an interview with Ryan Atkins coming off his win in Montana. we talked with Margaret Schlachter about Rugged Maniac in RIchmond, Virginia and finally interview "Sherpa John" the race director of Niwots Challenge, "The Barkley of the West," all in this episode of The Cooldown.
The Lake Las Vegas WTM course is pretty similar to the landscape from a particular movie from my childhood - the desert of Tatooine. It's actually quite remarkable how the "resort section" of Lake Las Vegas has lush green colf courses replete with water fountains, finely manicured lawns wrapping the easments from hotel to hotel. As soon as you reach the cul-de-sac at the top of the hill and enter Tough Mudder land there's a dramatic shift in scenery
Mud Run Guide's Editor-In-Chief Margaret Schlachter sits down with the Godfather of OCR, Hobie Call to learn more about his future in the sport he helped put on the map - obstacle course racing. Is he hanging up his shoes and retiring, or does he have a bigger challenge in the near future?
This week's episode features highlights from Savage Race in Central Florida as well as a look at Selk'bag USA the wearable sleeping bag, perfect for events like Across the Years & World's Toughest Mudder (Tough Mudder) pit crew.
This week on Obstacle and Adventure Weekly, Margaret takes on Warrior Dash in Arizona along with Brian Burns, a marathoner and triathlete participating in his first obstacle race. Then, we sit down with the product managers for Vibram FiveFingers at the Outdoor Retailer show in Salt Lake City to learn more about new & upcoming products!
Obstacle Race Training: How to Beat any Course, Compete Like a Champion and Change Your Life by Margaret Schlachter is a must have for those who have been racing obstacle courses for years, or those who are new to this sport.
Starting this weekend at Reebok Spartan Race Super in Las Vegas, there will no longer be pugil stick-weilding guys or gals standing between you and the finish line waiting to beat you senseless... after already enduring 10 or so miles of suffering. Take a good look, old photos are the last time you'll see this: