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Will Dean Out at Tough Mudder

Will Dean Forced Out Of Tough Mudder (And What Else Co-Founder Lawsuit Alleges)

Stories have been circulating for months that Tough Mudder is in tough financial straits: vendors and race winners had not been paid, and TMHQ recently announced that there would be no prize money for any races in 2019.  Last week reports emerged … [Read More...]

Obstacle Race Reviews

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Spartan Winter is Here – Greek Peak 2019

Playing in the snow is in our blood. As adults, we dislike the snow because it makes driving to work inconvenient. But growing up, snow days were the best. Spartan Race lets you relive that childhood excitement with its now third annual Winter Sprint event at Greek Peak Mountain Resort. What makes this a Winter […]

SoCal Spartan: Surprises for 2019

It’s the first Spartan race of the year and there are a lot of exciting new obstacles, as well as the 2019 medals and shirts. Oh yes…..and make sure to read to end because I’ll share a surprise announcement that I love love love! NEW HEADBANDS: It’s Saturday, January 26. I’m so excited to get […]

Obstacle Racing Podcast

Alabama Spartan Race Top Women

Spartan Alabama USNS Finish Line Interviews

  Spartan Race Alabama 2019 Finish Line Interviews: Elite Men: Veejay Jones 1 Ryan Atkins 2 Ryan Kempson 3 Ryan Kent 5 Ryan Woods 7 Brakken Braker 8 Ian Hosek 13 Johnny Luma Lina 14 Victor Quezada 15 Elite Women: Nicole Mericle 1 Lindsay Webster 2 Rebecca Hammond 3 Faye Stenning 8 Rose Wetzel 10 […]

3.14.19 Obstacle Discourse with Davis and Chace

Obstacle Discourse with Davis and Chace – A weekly news show with Josh Chace and Matt B. Davis discussing items of the week for Spartan Race, Tough Mudder, and all other OCR related news. This week’s topics: Terrain Race CEO interview breakdown, OCRWC Rankings, Top Gun 2, Tech Corner and more. Join The Patreon Join […]

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Spartan Race Monday Numbers – Mar 9-10 2019 – Greek Peak

Date:   Mar 9-10 2019    Venue: Greek Peak Mountain Resort, CORTLAND NY Total Finishers: 3,566 Podium Saturday Sprint Men Women 1 Ja Shua Ried 1 Jerine Klingsberg 2 Samuel Hebert 2 Tiffany Palmer 3 Tyler McCredie 3 Heather Gollnick   North American Championships Qualification – Men 1 Ja Shua Ried 2 Samuel Hebert 3 Tyler McCredie 4 […]

Spartan Race Monday Numbers – Mar 9-10 2019 – Las Vegas

Date:   Mar 9-10 2019    Venue: Mesquite MX / Hafen Ranch, LITTLEFIELD ARIZONA Total Finishers: 8,075 Podium Saturday Sprint Men Women 1 VeeJay Jones 1 Nicole Mericle 2 Cody Moat 2 Cera Edgley 3 Hobie Call 3 Evelyne Ruiz   Podium Sunday Super Men Women 1 VeeJay Jones 1 Nicole Mericle 2 Aaron Newell 2 […]

Will Dean Out at Tough Mudder

Will Dean Forced Out Of Tough Mudder (And What Else Co-Founder Lawsuit Alleges)

Stories have been circulating for months that Tough Mudder is in tough financial straits: vendors and race winners had not been paid, and TMHQ recently announced that there would be no prize money for any races in 2019.  Last week reports emerged about a lawsuit against Tough Mudder by one of its co-founders, and the […]

Spartan Race Monday Numbers – Feb 23-24 2019

Date:   Feb 23-24 2019    Venue: Jacksonville – WW Ranch Motocross Park   Total Finishers: 6,220 Podium Saturday Super Men Women 1 Ryan Kempson 1 Nicole Mericle 2 Ryan Atkins 2 Lindsey Webster 3 Ryan Kent 3 Rose Wetzel   Podium Sunday Sprint Men Women 1 Ryan Kent 1 Rebecca Hammond 2 Ian Hosek 2 Leigh […]

Editorial

Worlds Toughest Mudder Mendoza

World’s Toughest Mudder – An Ode to Pissing in My Wetsuit

When I think about the world’s toughest race A mudder that put me in my place The memory that I cannot replace Is pissing in my wetsuit I registered in the previous year My training plan became more clear A piece of training I never went near Was pissing in my wetsuit The forecast was […]

There is no DNF in a timed, looped, race.

There is no DNF in a time, looped race. Here is how it goes. 1. The timed, looped race starts at a specific time. 2. Your job is to run for as long, and as far as you can, until the time runs out. Want to take breaks? Do it! Want to sleep? Do it! […]

Evolution of the Series

I’ve been knocked out from electrocution. I’ve been immersed in ice within a breath of hypothermia. I’ve been driven to my knees by a death march up the side of a mountain. In the 4 short years I’ve come to eat, sleep and breathe obstacle course racing I’ve suffered. And along the way I’ve lived […]