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{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

{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

{Bonk}

{Bonk}

If you are a runner, a cyclist, or any type of athlete, you are probably familiar with the word “Bonk” and the terrible thing that it represents.  To “Bonk” is, in essence, an athlete’s slang for hitting the proverbial wall.  It’s running out of gas before you’re ready to quit.  It’s stumbling through the final … Continue reading

{Life’s A Beach Triathlon}

{Life’s A Beach Triathlon}

Guess what? I’m officially a triathlete! Pretty cool huh? I swam, I biked, I ran… and I earned my title as a triathlete! Not only that, but while completing my very first triathlon I had the pleasure of experiencing it with my family and was also able to help my husband receive the coveted award … Continue reading

{Hog Wild Mud Run 4}

{Hog Wild Mud Run 4}

I recently participated in my third Hog Wild Mud Run event, hosted in Plant City, Florida. I’m a big fan of the Hog Wild series, and I know many local OCR enthusiasts feel the same. I tend to see a lot of familiar faces at these events, and being an event that works closely with … Continue reading

{My Handana Giveaway!}

{My Handana Giveaway!}

It’s time for a giveaway! I was recently given the awesome opportunity to test out a great product that I’ve been wanting to try out for quite a while. With how hot and humid it is in Florida, I sweat a LOT when I run, and I’ve taken up the habit of wearing a sweat … Continue reading

{Flavor Run}

{Flavor Run}

As powder races such as The Color Run and Color Me Rad have gained wild popularity over the past year and a half, a new race joined the ranks this past weekend offering a unique twist on the tried and true, and ridiculously fun, event style. The Flavor Run took the enchanting idea of covering … Continue reading

{Hog Wild Mud Run: 18 Holes of Hell}

{Hog Wild Mud Run: 18 Holes of Hell}

To anyone skeptical that an obstacle race could not be successfully held on a golf course, Hog Wild Mud Run has proved you wrong. Hosted at the Quail Hollow Golf Club in Wesley Chapel, FL, Hog Wild Mud Run created a challenging course that wound in and out of all 18 holes of the beautiful … Continue reading

{Half Marathon Ruck Training: Week 2}

{Half Marathon Ruck Training: Week 2}

Wow, what a weekend!! After an amazing race day yesterday, I find myself today still reeling from the excitement of a great, no AMAZING, finish and personal best (4th place overall female, 1st in age group, & 19th place overall!!!). I’m also relishing the memories of a fantastic day spent cheering my husband on as … Continue reading