The Hardest Backyard Ultra

Jeff Leininger

Matt sits down with Jeff Leininger, a seasoned adventure racer known for his appearances on multiple survival television shows. In this captivating episode, Jeff shares his thrilling experiences from the world of survival and the unique bond he’s built with his son through their racing adventures.

Jeff also unveils an exciting announcement: his upcoming backyard ultra race with a jaw-dropping $10,000 payout, set to attract the best endurance athletes from around the world. Get ready for a glimpse into the world of extreme challenges and the passion that drives Jeff’s pursuit of the extraordinary.

Learn about The Conquer and all of Jeff’s races on his website.


  • Today’s show is proudly sponsored by Rugged Maniac, offering over 20 adrenaline-pumping events this year and next. Visit their website and use code ORM23 for an exclusive $5 discount!
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You can listen to the podcast here or the link below.

Matt B. Davis

is the host of the Obstacle Racing Media Podcast and the author of "Down and Dirty-The Essential Training Guide for Obstacle Races and Mud Runs". He is also the only (known) #wafflehouseelite obstacle racer.
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