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2 x World’s Toughest Mudder Champion Rea Kolbl joins dryrobe® Ltd as a brand ambassador

January 18th, 2019|0 Comments

Rea Kolbl, professional Obstacle Course Racer and Ultra Trail Runner is a two time World’s Toughest Mudder Champion (2017 and 2018), a Spartan Pro Team Member and is undefeated at endurance OCR races 8 hours or longer joins dryrobe® Ltd as a brand ambassador

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Community Members of the Week January 12-18, 2019

With 2019 in full swing, it's great to see everyone working hard to prepare for their spring races. They'll be here before you know it!

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Salomon and Aravaipa Running Team Up to Deliver 26 High-quality Races in 2019

Trail running has been absolutely exploding in popularity with obstacle course athletes, and one of the premier trail running series in the southwest's mashup with Salomon - voted Best OCR Shoe Brand in 2018 by Mud Run Guide readers - should be of great interest to athletes looking for their next trail running adventure.

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Tough Mudder: Level Up!

Netflix's Bandersnatch isn't the only game in town when it comes to choosing your adventure - Tough Mudder is offering Level Up lanes in 2019 so you can customize your own Mudder!

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Shoe Review: Lems Boulder Boot & Primal 2

If there was ever such a thing as the perfect hiking boot that's not really a hiking boot but is an awesome boot... well, whatever. These minimalist, zero-drop, super-light, flexible, and comfy-AF boots are a must-have for daily wear and light hiking. Oh, we also review the Primal 2 which is equally as awesome...

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OCR World Championships 2018 Broadcast

December 24th, 2018|0 Comments

Watch the first-ever broadcast of the OCR World Championships from Essex, UK - experience the thrills, pain, joy, and excitement from the 3k, 15k, and team events!

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Spartan's Joe De Sena – Iceland ULTRA Wrap, Albon, Atkins, and 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Joe announces a new "point system" in the works for next year's "Triple Crown" (Spartan World Championships, Spartan Trifecta Championships, and Spartan ULTRA Championships) and the launch of Spartan Trail, the growth of Spartan Kids, Stadion, & more.

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Road to World's Toughest Mudder Airs Tomorrow on CBS

Tomorrow CBS is set to air the one-hour preview show "Road to World's Toughest Mudder" at 1:30 pm eastern time. The show will highlight the journey of some of the topic contenders from the 2018 World's Toughest Mudder.

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OCR Approved for Inclusion in 2019 South East Asia Games

OCR has been approved as one of the 56 sports to be contested November 30 through December 12 in and around the Manila metropolitan area in the Philippines. The SEA Games is a biennial international multi-sport event involving participants from eleven countries in Southeast Asia.

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S.M.A.R.T. Goals for 2019

When we set goals, we know exactly where we want to end up but often have no idea how to get there. Incorporating S.M.A.R.T. goals is one of the most effective ways of keeping ourselves on track. This method of goal setting is a great way to narrow down not only your what, but your when, why, and how.

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