There are a number of athletes reminding us that age is just that… a number. These senior men and women will admit they’ve slowed down, but they refuse to let something as superficial as age stop them from going big, conquering obstacles, and crossing finish lines.
Texas-based racer, Spencer Rau, shares WHY he's an obstacle course racer. "Racing for me is the catalyst that has shaped my life to where I am today, and without chasing that finish line, I would have to find a new outlet for my athletic drive."
In a sport that thrives on athletes being strong and having your sh-- together, Brenna "Red Beast" Calvert shares a rare glimpse of her more vulnerable side including frequent bouts of depression and anxiety.
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A journal entry from Ashley Samples (Photo credit: Jocelyn Giancarlo) One of the things I’ve learned in life is that we learn from our experience and the mistakes we have made. This valuable knowledge does not always have to come from personal experience but can also be drawn from the...
A journal entry from Lefty Kapanadze I was born and raised in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia. In a family with an athletic background, I was the only one to battle with serious health issues as a child. I survived sepsis, and I struggled with chronic bronchitis and multiple cases of...
Since earning a podium finish at her first ever Spartan Race, Tiffany Palmer has become a respected racer and trainer who has led the pack at dozens of Spartan, Savage and OCRWC races including traveling to London in 2018 to represent Team MudGear.
Tia began running competitively in high school and immediately developed a passion for the sport. Her success led her to train with an Olympic Development team sponsored by Adidas in Austin, Texas. Tia focused on the 5000 meters and 10,000 meters. She has a 5k PR of 15:47 and a 10k PR of 33:15. Tia is excited about her transition from the roads and track to obstacle course racing.
Ryan Kent has won over 30 elite Spartan Races and has proven to be one of the most versatile athletes in the sport. Whether competing in a 13 mile Spartan Beast or a 3 mile Stadium Sprint, Ryan enjoys all of it and quite often finds himself on the podium.
Rebecca Hammond entered the OCR world in March 2018 and shocked the everyone with second place finishes at Spartan North American Championships, Spartan World Championships and OCR 3k World Champs. Now in her sophomore season, Hammond has quickly evolved from "dark horse" to crowd favorite.
Rea Kolbl discovered OCR in 2016 as a perfect blend of her childhood obsession with sports and adult passion for trail-running. She quickly established herself as an elite competitor and acquired many of the sport's highest honors and most coveted victories.
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