Spartan Chicked – Defeat negativity with unity.

Posted on June 06, 2014 - by:

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A Call for Confidence: Building up The Spartan Woman “Be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle”.  This quote has been a favorite of mine for several years now, and I keep it close at all times as a constant reminder to continually strive to treat anyone I encounter [...]

Monterey Beast preview – the first Beast of 2014

Posted on June 05, 2014 - by:

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Written by Pro Team member Christopher Rutz This is it. It is what Spartan’s across the US have been waiting for all year long, the first Beast of 2014. This means an opportunity to finally earn that 2014 Trifecta and get the green ‘piece of the pie’.  Spartan Race will return to Monterey, California this [...]

Welcome To New Jersey

Posted on June 04, 2014 - by:

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Nestled in the bossom of the Mountain Creek Waterpark, set in the midst of 167 acres of glorious woodland trails, is the setting for the New Jersey Super Spartan. Hopefully your training will have included gnarly terrain on trails that will take in uneven ground, and you can appreciate that delightful way in which sunlight [...]

Tuxedo weekend part one – race review

Posted on June 03, 2014 - by:

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Written by Pro Team member Elliott Megquier Spartan Race really outdid themselves again, serving up the best course Tuxedo Ridge Ski Center has hosted in 4 years. The course was relentless with constant climbs of the mountain, carries of heavy obstacles, and crawling up a never ending hill under the barbed wire. Over 11,000 people [...]

Spartan Race – “How To” chapter 5: Inverted walls

Posted on June 02, 2014 - by:

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Spartan Pro Teamer Isiah Vidal takes us through how to complete the inverted walls and gives tips and coaching advice for how to prepare for them. Beat the obstacle and avoid the burpees!!

Pushing Limits: Distinguish Good Hurt from Bad Hurt

Posted on June 01, 2014 - by:

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Whenever you get yourself off the couch and start training it can be a difficult experience. We’ve all been there, whether you’ve never really done activity ever or you are an athlete who took a few months off. Maybe you are just getting back into it after overcoming an injury. Whatever the case may be [...]

Runner inspired by “Spartan Up!” – No cookies for Alex

Posted on May 31, 2014 - by:

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Dear Joe, I’m a pretty normal citizen; a 25 year old female, former collegiate athlete, and now in a career which I absolutely love – teaching. A couple of years ago I began to get involved with running, and truly found my niche. It was something I could do, a way to clear my mind [...]

Meeting Mates and Mudding after 40

Posted on May 30, 2014 - by:

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By Jamie Gold Martha Stewart made cultural history last year by announcing her online dating plans on national TV.  Perhaps she should consider entering a Spartan Race to meet Mr. Right instead.  Men who obstacle race are far more energetic and fit than many she’d find online, at least according to the female members of [...]

Spartan Race – Tuxedo race preview

Posted on May 29, 2014 - by:

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Written by Pro Team member Elliot Megquier Reebok Spartan Race will kick off the first of two race weekends in Tuxedo, NY which is just north of New York City by 45 miles. To say this is going to be a big event is an understatement. Tuxedo is the only race in the USA Spartan [...]

Welcome To Utah

Posted on May 28, 2014 - by:

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How many times in the life of the average person can they say that they competed at an Olympic-quality venue? When was the last time you were in an event at the same place Olympians were tested in their pursuit of gold? We’d wager that the number would be quite low. But register for the [...]