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Spartan Rule Changes 2019!

From Spartan Race HQ: Today we have released our latest update to the Spartan Rules of Competition. It will go into effect for races starting on August 24, 2019, We have updated the language and formatting of the rules, added some brand new rules, … [Read More...]

Obstacle Race Reviews

Toughest Mudder Central Review

It all started in 2011 when I was provoked by a Facebook challenge: “Are you tough enough?” I clicked the link and found an advertisement for Tough Mudder, a 10-12 mile race with military-style obstacles. Crawling under barbed wire, sloshing through mud pits, traversing monkey bars, this was the coolest thing I had seen in […]

Bonefrog Trident Washington D.C. Review

  The Location This past weekend I participated in the Trident category of the Washington DC Bonefrog, Challenge, which is the only Navy SEAL owned and operated mud and obstacle race in the USA. The challenge took place at the Wicomico Motorsports Park, which is a 300-acre family-owned and operated motorsports park in Southern Maryland that […]

Obstacle Racing Podcast

Random, I Mean Rugged, Maniac

On today’s episode, you’ll hear from Michael Mitchell, Charley Harper, Jade Kelly, Carlos Greene, Andrew Henry, Light, and various others at The Atlanta Rugged Maniac from Aug 17, 2019. Todays Podcast is sponsored by: 2019 Rugged Maniac – New obstacles, and new tech tee finisher shirts! Show Notes: Photos by: Brantley Moore Support Us On […]

Obstacle Discourse with Davis and Chace

8.14.19 Davis and Chace – Wrong Wave Hot Chocolate

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: More notes about Spartan Rules. Josh meets Elvi. Josh does the wrong wave. Matt admits VeeJay is great! […]

More OCR News

Gender Differences from This Unpredictable Spartan Race Season

Men’s Overview If I had to summarize the 2019 Spartan Race season so far, I’d say that this is the year where the “best of the rest” finally caught up to the “historical best.” Raise your hand if you thought back in January that Johnny Luna-Lima, Ryan Kempson, and Tyler Veerman would all finish ranked […]

2019 Spartan Race Gender Differences (Nerd Edition)

…this is a continuation of a previous article. Depth on the women’s side is higher than it’s ever been, with 8-10 women capable of a top-5 finish at any major race. How does it compare with the best men, though? Do women actually have better depth this year? US National Series To answer this, I […]

Spartan Rule Changes 2019!

From Spartan Race HQ: Today we have released our latest update to the Spartan Rules of Competition. It will go into effect for races starting on August 24, 2019, We have updated the language and formatting of the rules, added some brand new rules, and recategorized some of the obstacles. While a full list of […]

2019 Noram Men results

2019 NORAM Results – North American Championships 3K

  Lindsay Webster edged our her closest rival Nicole Mericle to win the North American Championships short course championship this afternoon. These two, once part of a contingent known as the Fab 5 have separated themselves from the rest of the field by taking the top spots in all of the major races in the […]

Editorial

What Was Microsoft 70-532 Exam and What Are Its Replacements

What Was Microsoft 70-532 Exam and What Are Its Replacements? In order to be able to get your skills approved in today’s extremely fast and rapidly developing world, you need to have the certificates that speak for themselves. Microsoft provides the IT certifications, and having a credential approved by this company is a good way […]

Why aren’t you faster?

“If more information were the answer we’d all be billionaires with perfect abs” -Derek Sivers Back when I was racing, there was a conversation that would come up almost every weekend. It was always the same conversation, and it usually went the same way. “Listen,” a ‘green’ racer would say, “I want to improve, I […]

Is There Potential For VR In Obstacle Racing?

  The main limitation on virtual reality is locomotion. In the simplest terms, people just can’t move around with headsets obscuring their real-world vision, no matter how tempting it may be to do so within a given virtual program. It’s largely for this reason that, as promising as it is, VR hasn’t fully taken off […]