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{The Unexpected Obstacles of Life}

{The Unexpected Obstacles of Life}

The interesting thing about each of our lives is that circumstances are constantly changing. Like the ebb and flow of the tides, we can always be certain that things will never stay exactly as they are today. For better or for worse, the act of living is rarely boring, and we all roll with the … Continue reading

{This is WOR: The Women of Obstacle Racing}

{This is WOR: The Women of Obstacle Racing}

Shortly after 2014 had arrived with all of its pomp and circumstance, a group was created by Texas natives Elizabeth Rivera and Elizabeth Martinez (they call themselves “Liz Squared”) with the powerful and eye-catching name, “This is WOR: Women of Obstacle Racing”. Almost immediately droves of women began discovering the community, and excitement buzzed as … Continue reading

{Monster Challenges: The Dirt from Deby}

{Monster Challenges: The Dirt from Deby}

Earlier this year, I walked away from my first Monster Challenges experience with a pit in my stomach. A disappointing performance combined with some on-course snafus in the elite wave had tarnished my initial view of the event. So when an upcoming event was announced, I debated whether or not I would return to the race … Continue reading

{Stress & The Spartan Spirit}

{Stress & The Spartan Spirit}

It happens to the best of us. Life gets hectic, pressure builds, we feel pulled in a million directions by the constant demands of work and home. Then, before we have a moment to realize the epic struggle with which we are internally wrestling with, we suddenly find ourselves embroiled in a mental battle dictated … 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

{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