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2019 Race Season Preview: Savage Race

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First OCR Warrior Dash

Press Release: Warrior Dash Helps You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Now Through Sunday, January 27, Warrior Week Inspires Participants to Keep Their New Year’s Resolutions Chicago, Ill. – January 21, 2019 – With 2019 in full swing, Warrior Dash, the 5K obstacle course race that more than 3 million people have completed since 2009, wants to help people stick to their New Year’s resolutions with […]

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Spartan Spain – Night Sprint Review

In the hunt for my first trifecta, Spartan Race Spain delivers an irresistible twist on stadium races, the Night Sprint!! A no-brainer at race selection. As a parting gift from my 19-month old I was hit with a mild plague days before the race (ok ok just a cold), which the flight, kindly rammed into my […]

Obstacle Racing Podcast

Anders Varner – Barbell Shrugged Collective – Part 2

Anders Varner comes on the program to finish our conversation to discuss: Hunter McIntyre is always a winner. Getting better at things that matter. Breaking up with your old self. Creating content every day. Todays Podcast is sponsored by: VJ Shoes – Finally available in North America – Get free shipping in Jan plus $25 […]

Devon Yanko

Devon Yanko

UltraRunner Devon Yanko comes on the program to discuss: The balance of running a business and being a top ultra runner. Glorifying failure. Winning Leadville 100 on a broken foot. Surviving a 40-mile bad patch. Training to become an obstacle racer. World’s Toughest Mudder Prep. Taking on her first Ironman. Todays Podcast is sponsored by: […]

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2019 Race Season Preview: Savage Race

It’s 2019 and that means it’s time to start planning another year of racing. What better way to decide which company gets your hard earned dollar, then by taking a look at what all of the major players will be offering participants in the coming year. This is the second preview in a 4-week series […]

First OCR Warrior Dash

Press Release: Warrior Dash Helps You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Now Through Sunday, January 27, Warrior Week Inspires Participants to Keep Their New Year’s Resolutions Chicago, Ill. – January 21, 2019 – With 2019 in full swing, Warrior Dash, the 5K obstacle course race that more than 3 million people have completed since 2009, wants to help people stick to their New Year’s resolutions with […]

Terrain Race: Adding Sundays And Offering Payment Solutions

Yesterday, Obstacle Racing Media was contacted by Terrain Race via our Instagram account by their new head of public relations. It appeared as though whoever was sending the DM’s was not aware of the prior issues with their customers, and we wanted to see if we could get to the bottom of them. We exchanged […]

Spartan 2019 Medals

2019 Race Season Preview: Spartan Race

It’s 2019 and that means it’s time to start planning another year of racing. What better way to decide which company gets your hard earned dollar, then by taking a look at what all of the major players will be offering participants in the coming year. This is the first preview in a 4-week series […]

Editorial

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 […]

There is no DNF in a timed, looped, race.

There is no DNF in a time, looped race. Here is how it goes. 1. The timed, looped race starts at a specific time. 2. Your job is to run for as long, and as far as you can, until the time runs out. Want to take breaks? Do it! Want to sleep? Do it! […]

Evolution of the Series

I’ve been knocked out from electrocution. I’ve been immersed in ice within a breath of hypothermia. I’ve been driven to my knees by a death march up the side of a mountain. In the 4 short years I’ve come to eat, sleep and breathe obstacle course racing I’ve suffered. And along the way I’ve lived […]