Hosted by Date of Event: Saturday, September 19th, 2020 Like the rest of the world, Arizona has been on lockdown since March. Weekend warriors have been anxious to get back to racing and with an amazing collaboration between The Defcon Games and F45 East Valley Premier, which has 3 studios in the East Valley area [...]
We are all anxious and very much anticipating the return to “normal” life post COVID19. The reality for a lot of us is that we may have to wait a few more weeks or months for things to start feeling normal. This is simply another obstacle we must face! Here are a few tips to help you get through the next 3-6 months.
Welcome to the fourth Spartan race of the season and the first stop of the 2020 US National Series. We’ve got new medals, new finisher shirts and a Slipwall made of aluminum. Let’s dive in, shall we?
In 2018, I was absolutely thrilled to see Spartan introduce the competitive age group category as a way to address the gap between the open heat and elite racers. This year, Spartan took it one step further and split the age groups into 4-year increments. The group in which racers will compete is based on [...]
With 17 obstacles in the Warrior Dash arsenal, each 2019 course is uniquely comprised of new obstacles and variations on signature obstacles including Up Slide Down, Alcatraz, Get a Grip, and Kiss My Grass. New in 2019, Warrior Dash will feature the industry’s first zip-line obstacle, Super Fly, along with the 3-story El Capitan.
The ankle is the most frequently injured joint of the human body. Unfortunately, ankle injuries are all too common in the world of obstacle course racing. The amount of ankle stability needed to maneuver the various terrain encountered during an obstacle course race is remarkable.
The Terrain Race in Chandler, Arizona was 3.2 miles of pure mud! This race was held on the grounds of Raw Hide, a special event venue located about 20 miles south of Phoenix. Terrain has changed a few things up over the last few months and one of the first things that I noticed was that the starting line no longer took place in the infamous pools.