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Spartan Race World Championship Change

Spartan World Championship 2020 New Location?

Spartan Race may no longer be holding the 2020 Spartan World Championship in Abu Dhabi. Covid-19 travel issues may force Spartan to hold the event elsewhere this December. Back in January, Spartan announced their World Championship would be taking … [Read More...]

Obstacle Race Reviews

UltraVirus Race II Results And Recap

Congratulations to everyone who ran UltraVirus II – 379 people completed at least one, 5 mile lap. There were a total of 2512 laps run for 12,560 miles The 5 percent prize pool in entry fees (including those that DNS) equaled $700.00. Podium  Cash/Prize Payouts Devon Yanko and Trevor Cichosz.            […]

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, […]

Obstacle Racing Podcast

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Mudder Is Over. Spartan Trail Is Money. PS4 vs PC | | 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: 2020 Mudder events cancelled. The Spartan Trail series has lots of money. PC vs PS4. Show Notes: Support […]

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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:  Can you race for $1.00? Which streaming service will the best gamers land? Today’s show is sponsored by […]

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Tough Mudder Cancelled 2020

2020 World’s Toughest Mudder Canceled

  The 2020 World’s Toughest Mudder, set to take place near Dallas, Texas was cancelled today. Although it appeared inevitable with all of the rising Covid-19 cases in that area, many still held out hope for what would have been the 10th anniversary.  However, today it officially happened. Tough Mudder cancelled all 2020 physical events […]

Spartan Race World Championship Change

Spartan World Championship 2020 New Location?

Spartan Race may no longer be holding the 2020 Spartan World Championship in Abu Dhabi. Covid-19 travel issues may force Spartan to hold the event elsewhere this December. Back in January, Spartan announced their World Championship would be taking place outside the United States for the first time. As of a few hours ago, customers […]

Murph World Record Attempt

“Murph” World Record Attempt – “Average Joe”

Joe Crowley aka “Average Joe” will attempt to break the  “Murph” record, recently set by Hunter McIntyre. Murph is: 1 Mile Run. 100 PullUps. 200 PushUps. 300 Air Squats. 1Mile Run. Wearing a 20 pound vest. Joe will do the workout unpartitioned. The event will take place at Power In Motion Fitness in Phoenix Arizona […]

Spartan Race Holds First Mass Participation Event Since COVID-19 Began

Spartan Race put on it’s first obstacle race since early March on Saturday in Jacksonville, Florida. Spartan, had cancelled 22 events to date, losing millions during the 2020 Pandemic. On May 13, while much of the country was still operating under “Shelter In Place”, Joe Desena proudly announced a “return to racing“, when his company […]

Editorial

Coronavirus: How I Learned to Cope and Why I Love the OCR Community

­­ Everything is shut down. All your favorite places. All your favorite races. All of it, shut down. We all hoped it would be a hiccup to the race season and that maybe we only miss a month’s worth of races, and only one major Spartan Race USNS series race. But we’re past that now. […]

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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 […]