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Event Recap: 3 Elements Long Beach

January 20th, 2020|0 Comments

The 3 Elements course tests three elements vital to OCR: Power, Teamwork, and Performance.

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Spartan announces partnership with EnduranceCon

Spartan partners with running, triathlon, and cycling experts for a two-day endurance sports convention, featuring Joe de Sena as the Keynote Speaker.

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Community Members of the Week – January 11-17, 2020

This week, we highlight community members talking Tough Mudder and looking ahead to this year's race season.

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Gear Review: GrooveLife Rings and Watch Bands

GrooveLife released a line of Apple Watch bands, made of the same flexible, yet durable material as their rings.

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Op Ed: Why We Should all #racelocal

As you make your race schedule in 2020, don't forget to think about racing local.

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The 2019 Muddies- Best of OCR Winners

December 18th, 2019|0 Comments

The votes have been tallied and it's time to announce the winners of this year's Muddies!

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Auction to Benefit Operation Valor

Operation Valor is hosting a gala and auction on October 24 to raise money for other nonprofits that serve veterans.

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Training Tuesday: Grip Strength & Shoulder Stability

How do we develop two of the most important elements in training for an OCR? Watch this video from an industry professional and Founder of Sarah Pozdol and see how you can safely and progressively develop a grip that’s going to get you through the course!

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Changes at the Black Diamond Obstacle Course

Black Diamond Obstacle Course Race Director Jason Goggins is moving on. Find out what's next for Jason and what will happen to Black Diamond and its races.

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Mud Run Guide Ultimate Racecation Contest Powered by Bermuda Triple Challenge

Want to kick your 2020 race season off with the trip of a lifetime? Enter to win a trip to the Bermuda Triple Challenge!

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Race Reviews

The 5K Foam Fest

Average rating: 4.76 / 5 from 1898 reviews.

Mud Hero

Average rating: 4.81 / 5 from 329 reviews.

Warrior Dash

Average rating: 2.81 / 5 from 202 reviews.

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Frontline OCR

Average rating: 5 / 5 from 16 reviews.

Big Dog Brag

Average rating: 5 / 5 from 12 reviews.

Big Nasty Mud Run

Average rating: 5 / 5 from 12 reviews.

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