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Make women's sports more accessible, say 46% of fans

November 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Last year saw a massive shift for women’s sports, with the UEFA Women’s Euro 2017 watched by around 150 million people. The rate of change within women’s sports has since become an exciting trend in the sporting world, encouraging new opportunities to engage a wider audience and develop interesting commercial propositions; creating a stronger sense of equality. Is this true in the sport of OCR?

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SoCal Tough Mudder Half

While the season may be over for some, and others are busy preparing for World's Toughest Mudder, for the few thousand of us who strolled into Lake Elsinore last Sunday, we came ready to kick ass.

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Badass Women of OCR – Lisa Lindley (BEASTS OCR)

Lisa Lindley is a 38-year badass a momma has embraced the sport of OCR with a passion. She is hardworking, strong, determined but proves anyone can overcome fears one steps at a time.

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How a DNF Changed my Life: a Perspective on World’s Toughest Mudder

This is a post towards anyone who went through the brutal 24-hour obstacle course race that was World’s Toughest Mudder (WTM) 2018 in Atlanta Georgia, where we had sub-freezing temperatures and layers of ice on obstacles left and right. However, I think it’s generalizable to many other difficult challenges.

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2018 World's Toughest Mudder Results

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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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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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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