Featured Story

Spartan Race 1 Million Dollar Purse

Spartan Announces 2019 Path To One Million $ – Is It Achievable?

Spartan CEO and Founder Joe De Sena today announced a $1 million prize, part of the largest purse in Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) history, to elite athletes competing in Spartan’s three World Championship events in the 2019 season. Notably … [Read More...]

Obstacle Race Reviews

Inside Look at Spartan Race Big Bear Winner Johnny Luna-Lima

Courtesy of Johnny Luna-Lima Johnny Luna-Lima finished up the barbed-wire crawl, jogged toward the finish line, leaped up in the air and let out a ferocious double fist pump in celebration. He had just won the fourth race in the Spartan US National Series at Big Bear Lake, California, on a rugged and unrelenting mountain […]

GAC-fence

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 […]

Obstacle Racing Podcast

Davis and Chace

7.18 Davis and Chace – Josh Will Cut You! (From your email marketing server)

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: Killian says Spartan’s too easy. Josh shuts down the City Challenge email list. What’s a Rakuten? Today’s show […]

Spartan Death Race 2019

  The 2019 Spartan Death Race took place between July 9-12, 2019. Enjoy this audio experience with Death Racers, DR Staff, and random people found in the woods. Show Notes: The Fear Guru 2013 Spartan Death Race Episode   2013 – DR Part II  2013 DR Part III 2014 Death Race Special – “Which Bus?” Support Us […]

More OCR News

Spartan Race 1 Million Dollar Purse

Spartan Announces 2019 Path To One Million $ – Is It Achievable?

Spartan CEO and Founder Joe De Sena today announced a $1 million prize, part of the largest purse in Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) history, to elite athletes competing in Spartan’s three World Championship events in the 2019 season. Notably changed in 2019, is how you win the $1 million prize. In 2018, athletes needed to win […]

Inside Look at Spartan Race Big Bear Winner Johnny Luna-Lima

Courtesy of Johnny Luna-Lima Johnny Luna-Lima finished up the barbed-wire crawl, jogged toward the finish line, leaped up in the air and let out a ferocious double fist pump in celebration. He had just won the fourth race in the Spartan US National Series at Big Bear Lake, California, on a rugged and unrelenting mountain […]

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 […]

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 […]