{Mud Endeavor: Little Manatee River}

{Mud Endeavor: Little Manatee River}

This year has been a great year of growth for the Mud Endeavor events. Originally hosted at the same venue each race, this already stellar series has expanded its horizons and brought its innovative course off of the motor cross field and into some beautiful new terrain. April 5th brought Mud Endeavor fans to a … Continue reading

{Savage Race Review}

{Savage Race Review}

Savage Race took central Florida by storm, quite literally, the weekend of March 29th and 30th as it returned to the site of its humble beginnings, the breathtakingly beautiful Little Everglades Ranch in Dade City. The stage had been set as thousands of eager participants arrived to embark on a treacherous 7.1 mile journey through … Continue reading

{Spartan 30 Day Challenge: Pushups}

{Spartan 30 Day Challenge: Pushups}

Alright folks, Spartan Race has begun yet another 30 day challenge! And the challenge for the month of April is… Push-Ups! The task is simple: Beginning today, all you must do is complete 30 push-ups each day for 30 consecutive days.  You can complete them all at once, in sets of 10s, 5s, or even … Continue reading

{Compete, Don’t Cheat!!}

{Compete, Don’t Cheat!!}

Although I rarely use this blog as a platform to speak about controversial things, I feel compelled to speak on something briefly today as I reflect on today’s experience at Savage Race. Savage Race was a brutal 7 mile race that lived up to it’s tagline, “The Race Built To Kick Your A**”.  I’ll be … Continue reading

{Mud Slayers}

{Mud Slayers}

There’s something very primal about running an obstacle race competitively. I’ve compared it before to a hunt, or a battle, as it thrusts one into a mental place in which survival and completion is all that matters. It is an epic struggle of surpass or be surpassed, overcome or be defeated.  I love the adrenaline rush, the pulse pumping … Continue reading

{Product Review: Reebok All Terrain Shoe}

{Product Review: Reebok All Terrain Shoe}

It’s finally arrived, the very first shoe specifically engineered for obstacle racing! Since teaming up with Spartan Race in early 2013, Reebok has now released the All Terrain series, providing racers with a shoe built to be Spartan tough, and OCR-friendly. I was fortunate enough to have been provided with a pair of the All … Continue reading

{Hog Wild Mud Run V}

{Hog Wild Mud Run V}

The day began crisp and cool, as steam rose off of the still ponds that hundreds of runners were about to splash through with reckless abandon. Immense structures lay in wait, standing tall in the vast fields, beckoning eager participants to take on the particular challenge they boasted.  It was officially race day, and Hog Wild … Continue reading

{Mud Endeavor: Castle Canyon}

{Mud Endeavor: Castle Canyon}

Mud Endeavor‘s gone and done it again!  What’s that you ask?  Simple, they created yet another beautiful, challenging, technical, yet extremely fun course for everyone from the elite to the 1st time racer to enjoy!  It’s almost a shame that Mud Endeavor is only located in Florida, as this race is one that I’m sure … Continue reading