Running Alone, are you ever really alone?

By |October 22nd, 2019|

For those signing up for their first race, it can be scary to think about hitting the course solo. But, thanks to the wonderful OCR community, you're never really racing alone.

Should Championship Races be Extra Hard?

By |September 24th, 2019|

What makes an OCR Championship course worthy of being called a championship: the difficulty of the course or the level of competition?

What can we learn about OCR from Fortnite?

By |September 10th, 2019|

It is championship season in the e-sports industry. What can OCR learn from games like Fortnight and its recent World Cup tournament.

Diabetes Sports Project and Project MUD Prepare for WTM

By |August 19th, 2019|

When we think about inspiring stories within OCR, we often think about wounded veterans, amputees, or wheelchairs making it through the course. What we don't see or think about often are those with an underlying condition that makes it difficult to make it through the course. Today we highlight the Diabetes Sports Project Foundation and their new Project More Unstoppable Diabetics program.

OpEd: How to Stay Motivated Between Races

By |August 5th, 2019|

How do you stay motivated between races? We have tips for creating goals to keep you on track during the off season.

Op Ed: R.I.P The Dash is Dead

By |August 2nd, 2019|

Warrior Dash's closure was a shock to the OCR system. What can we as a community do to recover?

OpEd: The Written Rules vs. The Spirit of The Rules

By |August 1st, 2019|

As OCR grows, it's normal to experience growing pains. One of the most common discussions is whether race organizers should follow only the written rules or allow athletes more leeway and judge potential violations by the spirit of the rules.

OpEd: Are Finisher Shirts Finished?

By |June 21st, 2019|

As OCR evolves as a sport, what should the next generation of race swag look like?

Why Do Ultra-Sports Have So Little Prize Money?

By |June 18th, 2019|

Why do ultra-sports have so little prize money and how does that compare to Ultra-OCR?

Ninja Warrior from the Stands

By |June 17th, 2019|

Ever wonder what happens behind the scenes during the taping of American Ninja Warrior? Bonnie, Mud Run Guide's social media maven shares her experience from the qualifying rounds and city finals in Seattle.

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Welcome to Mud Run Guide - the worldwide leader in mud runs, obstacle course races, and outdoor running adventures. Established in 2012, our focus is to provide you with the best events, discounts, news, reviews, gear, and training for the sport of OCR.