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Spartan Craft RD OCR Shoe

Spartan/Craft launch a new OCR shoe – Guarantees them for one year!

When Spartan entered a long term deal with Reebok back in 2013, the industry was excited to have shoes designed specifically for obstacle racing. Sadly, the early models never lasted long, under even moderate conditions. Reebok tried several more … [Read More...]

Obstacle Race Reviews

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Gladiator Assault Challenge 2019

Local Charm Gladiator Assault Challenge is a local mud run put on every year outside of Ames, Iowa.  For being a small, local race, it has quite a large attendance number with heats of runners going off every 20 minutes from 8 am till noon for 2 days.  There was a DJ pumping out tunes […]

The Resurrection

 In the country woods and farmland outside of St. Louis lies the remnants of what was an obstacle racing battlefield from days gone by. The old Battlegrounds course on property of Cedar Lake Cellars Winery still stands as a reminder of many great experiences to those who’ve raced its fast flat terrain. A venue where […]

Obstacle Racing Podcast

Anna Landry Podcast

Anna Landry from OCR Talk

Anna Landry comes on the program to let us know a bit about herself and how she fared in the recent Conquer The Gauntlet Continuum. She also tells us how she and her OCR Talk co-host are giving love to a region of the country that often gets left out. Todays Podcast is sponsored by: […]

6.13 Davis and Chace – This Episode Is 2 Long

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: OCR drama from Instagram posts at Savage and OCR Enduro. Tech/Cable/Channel Corner. A host of other things that […]

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Spartan Race Numbers – June 1-2 2019 – Monterey

Date:   Jun 1-2 2019    Venue: MONTEREY SUPER AND SPRINT, SALINAS CA Total Finishers: 11,331 Podium Saturday Super Men Women 1 Veejay Jones 1 Nicole Mericle 2 Mark Batres 2 Natalie Miano 3 Aaron Newell 3 Timmie Brann Podium Sunday Sprint Men Women 1 Mark Batres 1 Nicole Mericle 2 Veejay Jones 2 Natalie Miano 3 Aaron […]

Spartan Race Numbers – June 1-2 2019 – Chicago

Date:   Jun 1-2 2019    Venue: MCHENRY COUNTY, RICHMOND IL Total Finishers: 7,227 Podium Saturday Super Men Women 1 Robert Killian 1 Sally Thompson 2 Tyler Veerman 2 Callie Seidl 3 Brakken Kraker 3 Kelly Sullivan Podium Sunday Sprint Men Women 1 Robert Killian 1 Sally Thompson 2 Nicholas Ryker 2 Haley Brogan 3 Tyler Veerman 3 […]

Spartan Race Numbers – June 1-2 2019 – Fayetteville

Date:   Jun 1-2 2019    Venue: MCCORMICK FARMS, SPRING LAKE NC Total Finishers: 5,941 Podium Saturday Super Men Women 1 Brian Gowiski 1 Heather Gollnick 2 Mark Gaudet 2 Imogen Cross 3 Nathan Frantz 3 Michelle Kasold Podium Sunday Sprint Men Women 1 Brian Gowiski 1 Heather Gollnick 2 Mark Gaudet 2 Imogen Cross 3 Michael Blye […]

Spartan Race Numbers – May 18-19 2019 – Big Bear

Date:   May 18-19 2019    Venue: SNOW SUMMIT SKI RESORT, BIG BEAR LAKE CA Total Finishers: 9,334 Podium Saturday Super Men Women 1 John Luna-Lima 1 Lindsay Webster 2 Ryan Atkins 2 Rea Kolbl 3 Ryan Woods 3 Nicole Mericle Podium Sunday Sprint Men Women 1 Veejay Jones 1 Nicole Mericle 2 Aaron Newell 2 Amanda Nadeau […]

Editorial

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 […]

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 […]