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2018 World's Toughest Mudder Results

November 12th, 2018|0 Comments

The 8th annual World's Toughest Mudder took place over the weekend outside of Atlanta, Georgia. Nearly 1,700 athletes from all around the world converged to tackle not only obstacles but also the weather for a grueling 24 hours of racing. Rea Kolbl defended her title while Kris Mendoza won his first WTM. In the team relay race, it was Lindsay's Angels who took the win and on the 2+ team - Team Atomik emerged the victor.

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Part 2- Trying to Find Balance between life and OCR – Julie Palamar

Next up in my three-part mini-series on how to find a balance between life and OCR, I would like to introduce to you Julie Palamar. Not only is she the nanny to triplet girls, but she also has her own child that she is raising.

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Community Members of the Week: Nov. 2 – 8, 2018

As we prep at Mud Run Guide for a huge weekend of obstacle racing at World's Toughest Mudder, Spartan Fenway, and more we celebrate two community members. Each week Bonnie Wilson, our social media guru, continues to help us celebrate all the good you are doing in the obstacle racing world.

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Tough Mudder's ‘Season of Change' in 2019?

Heading into tomorrow's World's Toughest Mudder (official WTM blog, MRG Facebook coverage), Tough Mudder wraps up a year with many changes - from things as 'small' as new BIG obstacles to multiple new distances and a swap of racing formats, as well as an enterprise split between TM and TM Bootcamps, and Founder & CEO Will Dean's new role

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WTM Goes BIG & 10 New 2019 Tough Mudder Obstacles

Today, Tough Mudder Inc., announced brand-new, better-than-ever obstacles for the 2019 event season. The new obstacles including signature features, will be first put to the test at World’s Toughest Mudder – the most extreme, insane, imposing, pulse-pounding, heart-stopping obstacle course challenge on the planet. Elite athletes including former World’s Toughest Mudder champion, Ryan Atkins, Lindsay Webster, Allison Tai and military veteran and Dancing with the Stars competitor, Noah Galloway will join over 1,500 participants at the grueling, 24-hour extreme endurance race on November 10 and 11 in Atlanta, GA.

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Training Tuesday: The Spear Throw

November 6th, 2018|0 Comments

This Training Tuesday we are mixing it up. We bring you a new series of tutorials from racers just like you. Our crew has stepped up to present weekly tutorials for some of your favorite obstacles and also training tips. This week I tackle the Spear Throw.

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

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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OP-ED: Obstacle Course Racing in 2018 – Part 4 – Is OCR a True Sport?

Merriam-Webster defines a sport as "a contest or game in which people do certain physical activities according to a specific set of rules and compete against each other". They also describe it in general as "a physical activity (such as hunting, fishing, running, swimming, etc.) that is done for enjoyment." In the broader sense then, obstacle course racing (OCR) is obviously a physical activity…hence a sport.

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How Road Racing Relates to OCR (Obstacle Course Racing)

Aaron Singleton and I had been chatting online this summer quite a bit and decided it would be neat to collaborate on an article. I wanted to show how it felt to go from road runner to obstacle course racer, and how it felt to go from obstacle course racer to road runner.

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