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Spartan Renews “Honor Series” with USAA Presenting Sponsor

March 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Spartan announced today the return of the military based "Honor Series" with a new presenting sponsor of USAA. The Spartan Honor Series Presented by USAA brings together some of the best Spartan obstacles and military installations around the country. This year athletes will be able to earn an "Honor Series Trifecta" taking on a Sprint, Super, and Beast at various military bases.

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Race Recap: Spartan Race “Greek Peak” Hurricane Heat HH-0128

When approached me to cover the Spartan Race, Greek Peak Hurricane Heat 6 Hour, [...]

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Inside OCR Gyms: David Magida's Elevate Interval Fitness

David Magida has this thing about coming out of retirement to win Spartan Races.  Then he goes back into retirement.  Sort of.  When he is not the face and voice of Spartan Race on TV or live-feed, he is back home in Washington, D. C., where he owns and operates Elevate Interval Fitness.  Now that he podiumed his first race of the 2018 season, he may go back into hiding as he preps to open his third shop.

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Rugged Maniac Season Kickoff

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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Inside Conquer Youth with David Mainprize

March 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Conquer the Gauntlet recently created a new series just for kids, Conquer Youth. Mud Run Guide sits down with new father himself and founder David Mainprize to talk about the new series and why it was created. 

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Video Race Recap: Terrain Racing Myrtle Beach

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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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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