8 Ways You Know You Are a Pennsylvanian Spartan

Posted on July 08, 2014 - by:

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 If you’re from Pennsylvania, chances are you are already Spartan tough, just have a look at these eight signs that you’re a Pennsylvanian Spartan. 1. If there’s someone at the gym in a Redskins or Cowboys shirt, you WILL out-lift, out-jump and out-swim anything he or she does. And joggers wearing a Redskins or Cowboys shirt [...]

8 Ways You Know You Are A PacNW Spartan

Posted on July 07, 2014 - by:

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If you’re from the PacNW then being a Spartan comes quite naturally, just have a look at these eight ways that you know you’re a PacNW Spartan: 1. Rain makes it better. 2. You have seen possible sightings of Sasquatch while training. 3. Chopping wood has always been a normal exercise activity. 4. You have [...]

Dear Joe – Nathaniel Fuentes

Posted on July 05, 2014 - by:

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Dear Joe, My name is Nathaniel Fuentes and I’m a Santa Clara Pueblo Native (Tewa) from New Mexico. From 2003 until 2013 I was a massage therapist/bodyworker, when in 2013 I decided that I wanted to expand who I was and what I could become. My career as a therapist is something that I could not complain [...]

Spartan Chicked – Spartan is the new skinny

Posted on July 04, 2014 - by:

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For generations, women have felt immense pressure to be thin. We have felt inadequate as we compare our bodies to those of the women displayed in magazines, on TV, and on the runway. We are lead to believe that we are not beautiful if we cannot attain the unrealistic figures of the rail thin women [...]

Connecticut race review

Posted on July 03, 2014 - by:

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By Pro Team Member Tiffanie Novakovich One of the main aspects of the Spartan Race that is hammered home time after time is that if you choose to take part, you should expect the unexpected. You can watch past videos, you can check out the dozens of online photo albums and you could even talk [...]

Welcome To Temecula

Posted on July 02, 2014 - by:

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Arguably one of the most anticipated, popular, and well-visited venues of the Spartan Race calendar is the glorious surroundings of Vail Lake, Temecula in Southern California. Boasting not only mountains and hills that simply refuse to quit, but a range of different types of terrain that will constantly keep you guessing. It’s the ideal place [...]

Utah Race Review

Posted on July 01, 2014 - by:

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By Elite Spartan Racer Cody Moat Hills that don’t quit? Check. Relentless sun baking the venue? Check? Breathtaking scenery from the tops of aforementioned hills? Absolutely. The occasional curve ball thrown in to keep Spartan racers on their toes? Ah yes – we must be in Utah again. Spartan Race’s annual visit to Soldier Hollow [...]

Brian Duncanson – a born fighter

Posted on June 28, 2014 - by:

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Meet Brian Duncanson. One of the very few that initially sat around Joe Desena’s kitchen table with a handful of others when the idea of Spartan Race was born. Adventurer, tennis player, sports fan, all-round good guy. At the beginning of this year, he took his first steps on a trip that he neither asked [...]

Spartan Chicked – The Buddy System

Posted on June 27, 2014 - by:

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Each Tuesday I rise early to quietly prepare for my morning run, careful not to disturb the rest of my sleeping household. Once ready, instead of simply stepping outdoors and traveling through my own neighborhood to complete my training for the day, I instead hop into my Jeep and drive twenty minutes south to a [...]

Utah Beast race preview

Posted on June 26, 2014 - by:

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By Spartan Elite Cody Moat Spartan race is coming to the mountains of Utah for the second Beast of the 2014 season. I hope you’re ready for a long grueling course at an elevation of over 5,000 ft. above sea level. The venue comes to Soldier Hollow near Midway, Utah, located at the base of [...]