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It Takes A Tribe: Will Dean’s Book about Tough Mudder Coming in September

May 22nd, 2017|1 Comment

The news was just released that on September 12, 2017, It Takes a Tribe: Building The Tough Mudder Movement will be available from all major booksellers. Will Dean the co-founder and CEO of Tough Mudder will share the rise of the Tough Mudder movement and lessons learned along the way.

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OCR 101: Should I Go Commando on Race Day?

The issue of what to wear to an OCR whether it be an obstacle race, mud run, or another event is always one of the first and most asked questions for many people in the sport. Once people have the main idea of what they want to wear to an event there comes a more personal question, should I go commando (without underwear) or wear underwear while racing.

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Want to Be a Ninja? The American Ninja Warrior Experience Coming!

American Ninja Warrior fans soon will have another way to experience their favorite primetime show. Today NBC, Universal Brand Development, and The ATS Team announce the creation of the American Ninja Warrior Experience. This experience allows athletes of all walks of life to take on an American Ninja Warrior course.

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OEW Announced as Official 2017 US OCR Champs Charity Partner

The obstacle racing world has been greatly anticipating the arrival of the first United States Obstacle Course Racing Championships (USOCRC) since the announcement of the event on January 17, 2017. Hosted by Adventurey LLC, organizers of the independent Obstacle Course Racing World Championships, the event is scheduled to be held on Labor Day weekend, September 2 & 3, at Y.O. Ranch Headquarters, in Mountain Home, Texas.

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20 Obstacle Racing Hacks for a Better Race Day

Life hacks are popular across the board. In our busy world, looking for ways to increase our experience while decreasing the time and effort is the norm. Mud Run Guide consulted with the obstacle racing community to bring you some of the best hacks to help out for your next obstacle race or mud run. Here are some of the hacks the community has come up with.

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Spartan Race Ultra World Championship Coming to Iceland

May 18th, 2017|2 Comments

Spartan Race posted on their social media the above graphic this morning. A cryptic post about an event coming to Iceland in December. Further investigation found on Spartan Race Hungary's page appears that Spartan Race is gearing up for an Ultra World Championship to be held in Iceland on December 16, 2017.

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Will Dean Reflects on Europe’s Toughest Mudder

Our Editor-in-Chief, Margaret Schlachter, continued her British adventure heading up to Grantham in the Midlands to capture all the action live at Europe's Toughest Mudder. The only Toughest Mudder event to be held outside of North America in 2017. The event itself featured Jon Albon and Susanne Kraus winning in the men's and women's fields.

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OCRTUBE: SHADEY’s Rugged Run

OCRTUBE headed to Pennsylvania over the weekend to capture all the action at SHADEY's Rugged Run. This mud run is unique for several aspects, first, it's put on by Lancaster Bible College as a fundraiser for both their athletic department and Penn State Hershey Children's Miracle Network.

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Race Recap: Spartan Race Citi Field 2017

Since so many people have been complaining that Spartan Races are becoming stale, they decided to call upon the weather Gods and order a huge rainstorm for the Spartan Race sprint at Citifield to mix things up. OK so maybe this isn’t true, BUT the weather was another obstacle we had to deal with.

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Race Recap: Tough Mudder Atlanta 2017

Tough Mudder returned to Atlanta in 2017 at Bouckaert Farm, with 3 of their race formats: Tough Mudder, Tough Mudder Half, and Toughest Mudder. We were at the race and have a recap of the full Tough Mudder race.

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