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Spartan Race Acquires La Ruta Mountain Bike Race

This morning, Spartan Race announced they have acquired La Ruta De Los Conquistadores Mountain Bike Race, which calls itself the Toughest Mountain Bike Race On The Planet. It is a 3 day race that covers 161 miles, crosses 5 mountain ranges and has … [Read More...]

Obstacle Race Reviews

Ottawa City Chase Rush

City Chase is a Canadian urban adventure race, taking teams of two+ to various checkpoints by-way-of a scavenger hunt throughout the city. While the traditional City Chase distance of events past was longer, this past weekend’s Ottawa City Chase Rush offered participants a more condensed version. It comprised of a map including twelve clues, which […]

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Ultra Spartan Trifecta Weekend- Krynica Zdroj, Poland

The only ultra beast for Spartan in Central Europe was held august 24th weekend in Poland at the mountain Jaworzyna Krynicka. This was the Ultra Spartan Trifecta Weekend! In preparation, you needed to have some source of hydration, a race lamp, and a emergency blanket. They were mandatory and the volunteers checked prior to the […]

Obstacle Racing Podcast

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Christopher McDougall – Born To Run With Donkeys

  Christopher McDougall sits down to discuss: Why Nike is the Evil Empire. What people get wrong about minimal running. How Born To Run came about. Running with animals. Plus Stacie Davis back on the Intro for a breakdown of a very special episode of “911”. Show Notes: Buy “Running with Sherman” and all of […]

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Gamma, Omega, 5G and ET – 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:  Spartan qualifying special consideration, god awful Spartan/Savage medals, ET and #TechCorner featuring special Discord guest Ricky! Show Notes: […]

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Spartan La Ruta 2

Spartan Race Acquires La Ruta Mountain Bike Race

This morning, Spartan Race announced they have acquired La Ruta De Los Conquistadores Mountain Bike Race, which calls itself the Toughest Mountain Bike Race On The Planet. It is a 3 day race that covers 161 miles, crosses 5 mountain ranges and has a cumulative 29,000 feet of climb. Under the terms of the agreement, […]

World's Toughest Mudder 2019 Part 2

World’s Toughest Mudder Results 2019

Complete World’s Toughest Mudder 2019 Results Link Here Men’s Podium 1st place     Trevor Cichosz 2nd place   Kris Mendoza 3rd place     Javier Escobar Women’s Podium 1st place      Morgan McKay 2nd place    Erin Rost 3rd place     Corinne Kohlen 2 Person Team Podium 1st place    Muddy Canucks 2nd place   Untouchaballs 3rd […]

Spartan Race Points Series Formula – A Proposition

US NATIONAL SERIES POINTS SERIES Spartan just announced the 2020 US National Series (USNS) locations, so it’s only a matter of time before additional series details are announced. Honestly, it felt like we were watching an NFL game every time race footage from a 2019 USNS race aired. Fans and athletes spent just as much […]

Spartan 2020 US National Series Schedule

We’re barely through the 2019 Spartan Season and already the talk about what’s to come in 2020, continues to heat up. So far we’ve seen Spartan’s new medal design, finisher shirts, and a more standardized approach to race distances. If you’re already in the planning stages for your 2020 season, you’re in luck. Spartan has […]

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World’s Toughest Mistakes By TMHQ?

Over my seven previous World’s Toughest Mudder (WTM) races I’ve seen a lot of changes. Some of these changes are made during the race and others happen year after year. However, a number of these alterations could actually be considered poor decisions or ones made as a knee-jerk reaction to things happening as the race […]

Is Your Business A Hobby

You Don’t Have A Business, You Have A Hobby.

I sell advertising for our media company. It is how we pay most of the bills around here. The phrase I have heard the most from our potential customers in the last 7 years from new companies we speak with are “We don’t really have a marketing budget”. Which prompts me to think “You don’t […]

I Miss The Good Ole Days Of Obstacle Racing

The 2019 Obstacle Racing season is well underway, and from what we’ve seen so far, both participation rates and TV viewing numbers are at record highs. Well, that’s just peachy, I guess. I should congratulate Spartan. They’ve done the unthinkable: taken a cheesy fad and made it mainstream, leaving opposing companies face-down along the road […]