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Community Members of the Week: March 9 – 15

March 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Our community members are the backbone of Mud Run Guide. While our founders are off at the Bermuda Triple Challenge soaking up some sun, racers around the world are igniting their obstacle racing season. This week our community members of the week show off their unique workout apparel and brave the elements at the Spartan Greek Peak race last weekend.

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The First Invitational (Unofficial) 12-hour Hurricane Heat World Championships: What is Endurance? Race Recap

This 12 hour Hurricane Heat (HH12HR) was the first invitational, unofficial World Championship, as well as Kyoul Cha's last event. The hype going into this event was big, because of all the talks of big names coming to compete in this World Championship. As a result, the Krypteia had big plans to make this one of the hardest and most inspiring of the HH12HR's.

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Inside OCR Gyms: City Fit Shop – Edmonton, AB, Canada

More than just a gym, more than sweat on the floor, we believe lives change through our community, our passion, and our commitment to making fitness fun for every single person, no matter where you are starting from or where you want to go. Go inside of City Fit Shop in Canada.

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Conquer Youth: The Future Starts Now

Conquer The Gauntlet is putting out the call for all Obstacle Course Race (OCR) athletes to help inspire the next generation of athletes, fight obesity and ensure our sport has a future. Recently, Conquer The Gauntlet announced they will be breaking ground again with an Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) series just for kids. Unlike some kids based OCR events, Conquer Youth is its own stand-alone series with seven events scheduled in 2018 throughout the Midwest.

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World OCR Establishes Headquarters in Switzerland

World OCR, the Fédération Internationale de Sport d’Obstacles (FISO), recently announced the founding of its legal home in Switzerland. World OCR (FISO) is the recently renamed IOSF (International Obstacle Sports Federation) which has been working for years to establish itself as the governing body for the sport of obstacle course racing.

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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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Badass Women of OCR – Kim DeVoss

In our OCR community at large, everyone has a story to tell. The stories from members of our community most often contain the reason why they signed up for their first race, and continue to keep going when times are tough.  Kim DeVoss suffered two back to back tragedies in her life, Tough Mudder brought her back to life, out of the darkness.

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Race Recap: The Nuts Challenge – Winter 2018 – United Kingdom

No one should have a pre-5am start on a Sunday, but it was The Nuts Challenge weekend! I was signed up to race the four-lap challenge, and this being my first time racing at the ‘UK’s Toughest OCR’, I wasn’t sure what to expect.

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Race Reviews

The 5K Foam Fest

Average rating: 4.74 / 5 from 1660 reviews.

Warrior Dash

Average rating: 2.8 / 5 from 196 reviews.

Dirty Girl Mud Run

Average rating: 2.56 / 5 from 118 reviews.

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Alpha Warrior

Average rating: 5 / 5 from 28 reviews.

Big Nasty Mud Run

Average rating: 5 / 5 from 12 reviews.

Frontline OCR

Average rating: 5 / 5 from 11 reviews.

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