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Spartan Race Covid 19

Spartan Race Temporarily Furloughs Employees

The impact of COVID-19 has implications on the fitness industry many of us had not previously imagined. Your local gym may has closed, or is going to be mandated to do so. All obstacle racing companies have postponed or cancelled events for March … [Read More...]

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Hyrox Dallas 2020

Hyrox Dallas 2020 A New Type of Fitness Competition Hyrox is the new hotness of the fitness world in the United States. Though it may be new to us, the team behind Hyrox certainly has a lot of experience behind it. The popularity of the event overseas is quite high. After my experience in Dallas, […]

Valentine’s Day Massacre

We all compete in OCR because of the obstacles, right? If not, we’d all be signing up for road races. What if you learned there was a race out there where 50 obstacles were packed into a 2-mile course? Did I manage to get your attention? What if I also told you that this race […]

Obstacle Racing Podcast

Nickademus de la Rosa

Nickademus de la Rosa – Real Talk

A conversation with Nickademus about self worth, avoiding black and white thinking, heart surgery, running without a watch, and more. Nick on IG 2013 interview with Nick and Matt Support Us On Patreon Listen using the player below or the links at the top of this page. 

Marc Maron

Marc Maron

Marc Maron comes on to discuss: His early days as a Boston comic. How he gets such good stuff from his podcast guests. His stand up special consistency. Sword of Trust. How we are all navigating Corona. Much more. Show Notes Recent Vulture article Support Us On Patreon Listen using the player below or the […]

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Spartan Race Covid 19

Spartan Race Temporarily Furloughs Employees

The impact of COVID-19 has implications on the fitness industry many of us had not previously imagined. Your local gym may has closed, or is going to be mandated to do so. All obstacle racing companies have postponed or cancelled events for March and April of this year. While most in the community hope things […]

BONEFROG Georgia race

BoneFrog Chooses To Press On Despite Covid-19 Warnings.

Update – 4:24pm BoneFrog released a message on social media announcing a cancellation. The next BoneFrog event is currently scheduled for April 19, 2020 in Virginia Beach. As all other obstacle race companies have shut down events for the next 30-45 days, BoneFrog will be holding their event this weekend at Bouckaret Farms in Fairburn, […]

Has my race been cancelled? Look here! UPDATE: Spartan creates Trifecta Weekend in New Jersey Oct 3-4 for rescheduled events.

The cancellations and postponements of races continues to pile up, as the COVID-19 pandemic takes it’s toll on the OCR and Endurance Race industry. Below is a list of races that have been cancelled or postponed. We will keep this page updated as more information becomes available. UPDATE: March 27, 2020 9:00AM EST: Spartan has […]

San Luis Obispo Spartan Postponed

Spartan Race Corona Virus Cancel/Postponed Update

March 13 – Complete Updated List Here. Spartan Race just announced the San Luis Obispo event, set to take place this weekend will be postponed to a later date. There were 3 OCR distances planned as the Super, Beast, and UltraBeast were to take place. In addition, the San Luis Obispo Spartan Trail races of […]

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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 […]