Posted in September 2014

{Elite Athlete Feature: TyAnn Clark}

{Elite Athlete Feature: TyAnn Clark}

Amesbury Sports Park, a self-proclaimed “Outdoor Gravity Park” in Southeast Virginia, has furnished the venue of an epic Spartan Sprint over the past couple of years, and it provides an event which is guaranteed to allure the top Spartan Elites to its rolling playground. 2014 was no different, as an impressive crowd of lean, chiseled … Continue reading

{Women of Spartan: Ladies Run!}

{Women of Spartan: Ladies Run!}

We live in a society in which grim statistics reveal an unnerving escalation in the percentage of people who are obese, sedentary, and living with disease. The sheer volume of individuals who are allowing their lives to slip by with no inclination of striving toward a healthier lifestyle is staggering. In addition, we reside in … Continue reading

{Mud Endeavor: Castle Canyon II}

{Mud Endeavor: Castle Canyon II}

When thinking of the typical Florida race, whether road, trail, or OCR, people instantly think of courses that are flat, humid, and possibly a little bit swampy. Hills are far from the mind when a Florida race is considered, and many racers plan their training primarly around prepping for heat and humidity instead of elevation. … Continue reading

{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