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Rugged Maniac Season Kickoff

March 21st, 2018|0 Comments

Rugged Maniac launched it's 2018 season as it has in years past in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.  This year it landed on St. Patrick’s Day, which made the free beer at the end seem even better and colder. The venue was the same at historic Boone Hall Plantation. The course winds through well-used paths that the plantation uses year round for things like tours and haunted hay rides.

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Spartan Ultra World Championships Returns to Iceland in 2018

Emails went out this morning that Spartan will be returning to Iceland for the second annual Spartan Ultra World Championships. The 24-hour championship race is slated for Saturday, December 8, 2018.  This year the championship will include an elite field, age group awards, team, and open divisions.

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Badass Women of OCR – Sarah Horsburgh

In the OCR community, we all come from a variety of backgrounds, families and well lifestyles. Sarah Horsburgh is no exception. This 31-year-old single parent chooses to embrace a healthy lifestyle with her family. Taking her love of fitness and lifestyle to the next level, Sarah created the Sharklife Obstacle course race - a course designed for kids by kids.

New York City GORUCK Light

So I did a thing this past weekend. It involved vacuuming, carrying heavy stuff and honoring a hero. Do you know what I did? If you said a GORUCK Light you are correct!! I am all for trying out new things so I thought I would step out of my comfort zone and give it a go.

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Green Beret Challenge Championship Update

Earlier this year Mud Run Guide brought you the announcement of Green Beret Challenge’s (GBC’s) first championship event being held in Slab Fork, West Virginia on July 21st.  The main highlights include a $5000 prize for first (for both male and females), a 12-hour timed event with 30 Army Special Forces inspired obstacles.

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Video Race Recap: Terrain Racing Myrtle Beach

March 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Derek Ross recaps the recent Terrain Race Myrtle Beach with this video and a written recap of the event.

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Training Tuesday: Tough Mudder 10 Minute at Home Cardio Workout

This week on Training Tuesday, ERock the fitness director at Tough Mudder brings us through a 10-minute at home cardio workout. This workout is the perfect addition to any training program or if you need a quick break in the middle of the day a short and intense workout to get your body moving. This interval training bodyweight workout requires ZERO equipment.

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Amelia Boone Featured in 15 Hours Series – Short Documentary

Amelia Boone was recently featured in a short documentary following her journey back into ultrarunning after over a year of recovering from injuries. Check out the beautiful short documentary shot by Billy Yang Films and get inspired by the most influential woman in the obstacle racing world.

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Training Tuesday – Endurance training: Maximizing your Night Running

If you’re new to the world of ultrarunning and endurance racing, there’s something big and important that you might not think too much about, until you find yourself on a single-track trail with a dim headlamp stumbling over loose rocks and fearing for the health of your ankles: running at night is hard.

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Recap: Terrain Race Miami 2018

It was St Patty’s Day with the holiday an enthusiastic crowd gathered at Terrain Race. Many participants sported costumes in honor of the holiday, something that you don’t see as much of anymore.  There were also lots of volunteers at registration and in the festival area, which is always a good sign.  And of course, there was music!  Whatever else a race does, the music makes the atmosphere.

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