Spartan Race announces new official Pro Team member – Isaiah Vidal

Posted on April 02, 2014 - by:


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Spartan Race is pleased to announce the official signing of Isaiah Vidal to the Spartan Race Pro Team. After aiming for this goal for some time, the son of Marble Falls, Texas was clearly elated at having reached what he was aiming for. “You can’t accomplish goals by doing them half ass. Look to the [...]

Out And About – Welcome to Citi Field

Posted on April 02, 2014 - by:


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By: Tony Matesi CITI FIELD Welcome to the most ethnically diverse urban area in the world, the Queens borough of New York City. With a population of over 2.2 million people in Queens alone, the borough represents over 100 nations and speaks over 138 different languages. Don’t worry you won’t need a translator, English is [...]

Hawaii delivers yet again – Spartan Race Aloha Stadium report

Posted on April 01, 2014 - by:


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By Brakken Kraker Spartan Race returned to Hawaii this past weekend, arriving for the Aloha Stadium Sprint in Honolulu. As advertised, the weather was beautiful and the course was excellent! Navy Federal Credit Union continued to show their unbelievably generous support for our sport, providing a $7,500  purse for the top 3 men and women. [...]

Barbed Wire Tutorial – Buck Furpees!

Posted on March 31, 2014 - by:


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We’ve all been there. You duck under that first length of barbed wire and after having moved what feels like 20 yards, you look up and realize it’s closer to 2 or 3 feet. You take a peek over the wire and it seems like this crawl spans all the way into the next state. [...]

Raw Food

Posted on March 30, 2014 - by:


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Particularly around the holidays, we really get into food extravagance.  Extreme acts of desserts happen more than extreme bouts of exercising.  Equations of fitness we have been working into our bodies throughout the year unravel with smells from the kitchen.  Rapid caloric ingestions far outweighing our caloric expenditures happen, and hapen on many consecutive days. [...]

Dear Joe – Spartans in an unusual loving relationship.

Posted on March 29, 2014 - by:


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Dear Joe, She’s gonna kill me but… I had to thank you for putting on your Spartan Singles on Instagram. This is gonna sound crazy and it kinda is, I admit. However, well, I met the most amazing, gorgeous, genuine, inspiring, Spartan woman from this. We actually started talking on Valentine’s Day of all days [...]

Robert Mathews – One veteran, one functioning arm, no excuses.

Posted on March 28, 2014 - by:


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Robert Mathews of Sahuarita, Arizona was serving his country when he suffered an injury that cut his career short. Happy, but missing that certain something, he discovered Spartan Race. We caught up with him recently and spoke to him about his story. “Well it ain’t long, but ill share it. Without the gore! 2006 my [...]

Creation through destruction – why chopping wood is good for you.

Posted on March 27, 2014 - by:


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Growing up as a boy in Germany, I was always fascinated by the endless pine forests that seemed to go on forever. I’d see men with forearms like Popeye and chests like barrels quaffing beers and throwing axes at logs in almost nonchalant disdain. The way the wood would explode into halves as the blade [...]

The Fittest CEO – An invitation from Spartan Race

Posted on March 26, 2014 - by:


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  THE FITTEST CEO® AT SPARTAN RACE INVITES EXECUTIVES TO COMPETE   Event to be hosted at Spartan Race HQ in Vermont, September 18-21, 2014 CHANHASSEN, Minn. (March 18, 2014) — CEO Challenges, produced and presented by Life Time – The Healthy Way of Life Company and the world leader in sport competitions for C-level [...]

When the mud and Spartans collide – Charlotte Spartan Sprint

Posted on March 25, 2014 - by:


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Leading up to the Charlotte Spartan Sprint the entire festival and base camp was submerged under water. Rumors began floating around that the Charlotte Sprint would become the first ever Waterworld Spartan Race. Thankfully, as the weekend approached the sun helped dry things up just enough to ensure another excellent Spartan weekend. We want to [...]