{Spartan Race Recap: Virginia Super}

{Spartan Race Recap: Virginia Super}

There was no sunrise to behold from the mountains of Wintergreen Resort the morning of the Virginia Spartan Race. No awe-inspiring sign of goodwill was to be had from Mother Nature, as it seemed the mountains were proclaiming a warning for all who approached the sprawling venue. An eerie fog had settled on the mountaintop, … Continue reading

{Race Entry Giveaway: BattleFrog Series}

{Race Entry Giveaway: BattleFrog Series}

All right everyone, it’s time to give away an entry to another great race! For anyone familiar with OCR, you’ve likely heard buzz about BattleFrog, one of the most recent additions to our sport, and an event that is quickly gaining the respect and admiration of obstacle racers everywhere. Now as you know, I’m a Spartan … Continue reading

{Mud Titan: Roberts Ranch}

{Mud Titan: Roberts Ranch}

This weekend signified great news for many of the OCR lovers in Florida. With the arrival of September, we know that this means the summer lull in racing is finally over! Each summer, as the sweltering heat and oppressive humidity bears down on our southernmost state, most Florida runners go quiet as races move north, … Continue reading

{A Week Away}

{A Week Away}

A few years ago my husband’s family began a tradition of gathering together each summer for a week of relaxation, rejuvenation, and reconnection. With members traveling from Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Georgia, not to mention my own small Floridian family, all 17 of us meet together in a tiny, rural town of Virginia with the intent … Continue reading

{Mud Endeavor: Under The Lights}

{Mud Endeavor: Under The Lights}

There’s something very exciting about an obstacle race run at night. The darkness seems to morph the course into an entirely different animal, casting shadows across the mud and obstacles, thus creating a very unique and energy-charged experience for participants. Recently hosting the second installment of their successful night race “Under The Lights”, Mud Endeavor … Continue reading

{Sweeping The Course}

{Sweeping The Course}

This past weekend I was provided the amazing opportunity to travel to Salt Lake City, Utah to officially work my very first Spartan Race, a twelve mile Beast located in Soldier Hollow, a gorgeous ski resort located within the sprawling mountains an hour outside of the city. Upon arriving in Utah Friday, I immediately headed … Continue reading