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Community Members of the Week: October 12 – 18, 2018

October 19th, 2018|0 Comments

This week on community members of the week we highlight two athletes who were both having some fun out on the course.

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Race Recap Spartan Beast Chicago

Every Spartan Race starts the same way as you step the starting line.  Before pumping you up with music and motivational speeches, you will hear the emcee give a run through of what lies ahead for those that have dared to take on the challenge. 

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What I Learned From My DNF

When Spartan announced a few days before this year's World Championship race in Lake Tahoe, that the course would be shortened by about four miles, I secretly let out a sigh of relief. However, I wasn't ready to experience a DNF and the stages of grief after not finishing a race.

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Gear Review: Montem Sneaky Snuggler Puffy Blanket

I recently picked up the Montem Sneaky Snuggler Puffy Blanket. While the name sounds like it should be some sort of children’s toy, the usefulness of it reaches all ages.  You may be thinking why am I reviewing a blanket on an Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) website, I think you'll see the reason by the end of this article. 

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Tough Mudder Partners with Impression Sports & Entertainment to Further Brand Partnerships

Tough Mudder announced today it has teamed up with Impression Sports & Entertainment for premier sponsorship sales. The organization will be seeking partnership and sponsorship packages for the global obstacle racing brand.

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Training Tuesday: Tough Mudder's 10 Minute Six Pack Abs

October 16th, 2018|0 Comments

This week on Training Tuesday we look to the folks over at Tough Mudder for some inspiration. This at-home workout video with Meagan Martin features a 10 min six pack abs workout that will help you get in shape and train for in Tough Mudder 2019.

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Tougher Mudder Dallas – Race Recap

Mud with a side of mud is really the only way to describe the recent Tough Mudder outside Dallas, Texas. Charles Miller breaks down his Tougher Mudder experience.

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“New” for 2019, Tough Mudder Announces “Tough Mudder Classic”

Tough Mudder Classic is a return to our badass roots. In 2019 we’ll be testing your strength and mental grit over an 8-10 mile course featuring 25 obstacles -- more per mile than ever before -- including 10 new or updated 2019 obstacles.

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Badass Women of OCR – Tracy Murillo (Beasts OCR)

Tracy Murillo has quite the story to tell. Previously she was a distance runner but found that running wasn't lighting her fitness fire. After completing her first OCR race she was hooked and the rest is history.

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Race Recap: Rugged Maniac DC

Rugged Maniac returned to the DC area for the first time in several years.  The race took place at the popular Budds Creek Motocross Park in Mechanicsville, MD. This venue has hosted a fair number of OCR races, so it was interesting to see how Rugged Maniac was going to make the event unique.

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