Last year, I convinced a group of my friends that it would be fun to spend a Sunday crawling through mud, jumping into a giant shipping container filled with ice water and running through a live wires where they would almost definitely get shocked with a dose of up to 10,000 volts of electricity.
In 2013, Spartan Race introduced the Stadium Sprint into its fold of events. Removed from the trails and mud, the Stadium Sprint focused on utilizing the space, seats and stairs of large sporting stadiums like the Citi Field in New York, Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia and Fenway Park in Boston, as the terrain for their 3-4 mile sprint distance races.
Another week, another race in the books. This time, I woke up at 4:15 am and drove from New York to Philadelphia to run the Merrell Down &
It’s an interesting time in the world of obstacle course racing (OCR). New races are popping up all the time promising new obstacles, greater challenges, and tougher logos.
The town of San Pedro de Atacama sits by the border of Argentina and Bolivia in Chile and is a popular gateway for those looking to see the Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia.
It’s been almost a year since my first trip to Black Rock City and I’m pretty sure that I’m no longer carrying any playa dust on my body.